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Red Hots Crinkle Cookies

Can I just say I am sooo thrilled that summer has arrived? Our crazy month of May is over, the rainy season has mostly passed, and some of the best fruits are coming into season. This weekend were are finally staying home, and I cannot wait to bask in the sun, go garage sale-ing, and bake everything… Continue reading Red Hots Crinkle Cookies

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Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti

A few months ago, I discovered The Great British Baking Show on Netflix. I was immediately obsessed, and happily binge-watched the entire season. While I was mourning the end of the show, I did a bit of research and found that the show is distributed by BBC, is actually called The Great British Bake Off,… Continue reading Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti

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Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Biscotti wasn’t originally on my Christmas baking list last year, but my friend Vanessa suggested it for our annual Cookie Extravaganza. I was a bit hesitant, because somehow I had never had biscotti before. She then mentioned the recipe included lots of anise, and I was immediately sold. I am a nut for anise, and… Continue reading Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

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Chocolate Mint Crisps

I can’t believe Christmas Eve is tomorrow! It definitely snuck up on me this year. Now that I’ve graduated from college, I feel like my life has less structure. School semesters used to keep me in check, with a slew of deadlines always forcing me to stay up to date. Once finals were over, Christmas… Continue reading Chocolate Mint Crisps

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Hazelnut Shortbread

Since my sophomore year in high school, my best friend Vanessa and I have done an annual Christmas Cookie Extravaganza. The first few years we went all out, usually baking around a dozen types of cookies and delivering them to friends, teachers, and family, all within in a 48 hour period. Vanessa, not being as… Continue reading Hazelnut Shortbread

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Gingerbread Men

Aaaaand the holiday baking commences! Christmas is by far my favorite holiday. Other than being a great excuse to bake and consume an excess of goodies, I love the festiveness of it all. Evergreen decorations filled with pine cones and berries, joyous music, the pleasant act of picking out presents you know others will enjoy…… Continue reading Gingerbread Men