Cheap red wine - mulled to a rich, bold flavor to keep you warm this winter
Nankhatai- Indian spiced shortbread
Soft and delicious spiced bars with white chocolate. [recipe in French and Italian]
Spicy Chicken Peanut Soup
Warm up on a wintery evening with good friends, a cozy fire, and a steaming glass of Mulled Wine.
Spicy Ginger Creams
Festive Eggnog Cupcaes
A classic fruit cake recipe to wish you a Merry Merry Christmas!
EVERY permutation tested, and THIS is the gingerbread recipe that Cooks Illustrated (America's Test Kitchen) came up with...
if you've ever wondered whether candied, fresh or powdered ginger is the best for cookies, wonder no more... (plus the Big Holiday Baking Basket giveaway winner)
An indulgent adults-only version of a classic - Mulled Wine Hot Chocolate
A soft and creamy Christmas spiced semifreddo.
Homemade mushroom soup with a pinch of Christmas nutmeg
Finnish Christmas with a Twist: Traditional spiced glögg is adapted to season's demands (sugar-free)
Chocolate Fruitcake. Easy to make and perfect for Christmas!
Have you tried making homemade vanilla extract yet?? no? Why not?! Next step: Try GROWING your own vanilla beans!
Chocolate Christmas cake
Homemade holiday gift idea: Chinese 5 spice blend!
Lebkuchen, Christmas cookie
Sounds crazy, but these gingerbread men are actually low-fat!
The perfect cookie to bake this holiday season: chocolate gingersnaps from Mourad: New Moroccan: velvety chocolate + assertive ginger.
Gingerbread cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese icing
Homemade Roasted Cumin Powder
Pumpkin purée blended with pineapple juice, dark rum and spices is a real treat!
Gingerdoodle Cookies- soft and chewy gingersnaps, rolled in sugar!
Bread pudding gets a healthier (and tastier!) update: spiced cranberry and pistachio bread pudding using leftover rye bread and coconut milk
Baked Spiced Chickpeas
Guatemalan Christmas Ponche! A warm, citrus "cider" with dried fruit and spices.
Fruit Mince Pie Pops - Mini Christmas poptarts filled with spiced fruit
For the holidays: chocolate ginger crinkle cookies and movies I cannot wait to watch
Cozy, warm and delicious- An Apple Cardamom Cake with roasted almonds and a drizzle of custard!
Divine Speculaas cookies (text in Serbian with translator in side bar)
Moist and flavorful banana breads adapted from a recipe from a fabulous Montreal bakery/café