Potato Leek and Shallot Soup--a hearty meal for frosty winter days.
Hogmanay, first footing and a roasted veal chop!!
Oden is the quintessential comfort food in Japan during winter.
The makings of homemade rosemary-infused ginger ale...
Don't forget to make black-eyed peas for good luck and prosperity in the new year!
Herbed Mushroom Stuffed Pastry Cups: An elegant appetizer for any occasion!
Liptauer cheese, an Austrian specialty and the perfect addition to your New Year's buffet
Our favorite Cheese Ball recipe made with cranberries and pecans. Perfect for a New Year's Eve party!
Somehow cream cheese and brown sugar dotted with nutty toffee bits morphs into a creamy yet caramelly mixture. It’s amazing.
This peppermint ice cream is smooth, thick, and oh so creamy.
Caramel Comfort Sauce
Five Spice Macarons with Caramel ~ Chinese cassia cinnamon, star anise, anise seed, ginger and cloves are added to these dainty french cookies sandwiches with caramel and loaded with flavor.
Hot mulled wine that's a little spicy and only slightly sweet.
Vin Santo, a Tuscan treasure
Ojarascas are my favorite crumbly cookie- made with pork lard and dusted with cinnamon-sugar while they're still hot from the oven.
Figs chocolates using only three ingredients [Recipe in French and Italian]
Strawberry cupcakes with a frosting that tastes like strawberry ice cream. Yum.
Bruschetta with Black Olive Pesto, Ricotta, and Fresh Basil-a new twist on an old classic.
"Black-Eyed Peas", for a little luck this New Years!
Buttermilk Waffles. Perfect for a snow day, a Saturday or a Sunday.
Warm roasted butternut squash & spinach salad with Gorgonzola & spicy roasted pumpkin seeds - the perfect winter salad.
Mint Cookie Truffles. Chocolate cookies, cream cheese, mint and more chocolate. Make them. Now. That is all.
A fresh Strawberry Cake with Pink Champagne Buttercream - the perfect cake for New Year's Eve
Chocolate Gingerbread Bars
Peppermint Kissed Brownies---a great way to use up your leftover holiday candy.
Triple chocolate cheesecake: white, dark, and bittersweet cheesecake layers over an Oreo crust, topped with chocolate ganache and chopped walnuts. Tastes oh-so good!
Chocolate Macarons by photographer Marina Ekroos (recipe and profile)
Homemade Snickers are a fun, sweet treat for a crowd.
Orange cake - moist and full of flavour, made with homemade orange peels confit
Black-forest inspired cake using rum instead of the original Kirschwasser! Just as yummy!
Start the day out right with these light and fluffy Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes.
the LAST warm spinach salad recipe you'll ever need... warm spinach and *basil* salad with prosciutto and pine nuts