Tag Archives: baking for the holidays

Espresso Meringues

Espresso meringues are relatively simple to make – they’re light and airy, and the combination of coffee and chocolate are delicious. Piped through a star icing tip, these cookies will be the perfect addition to your holiday cookie tins!  

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It’s National Cookie Day!

To celebrate National Cookie Day, I’m posting the links to three of my favorite cookies. I’ll be spending some time in my kitchen this afternoon making a few batches of dough for the freezer to bake later as Christmas approaches. … Continue reading

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It used to be Smiles…

…but in 1982 it was VIP Food Service. Back in the 1980s, I went to art school, and I along with all of the other illustration majors were required to take a course in photography. We had to shoot the … Continue reading

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Banana Pumpkin Bread

Every Thanksgiving my mother made banana and pumpkin breads. A slice and a cup of coffee on Thanksgiving morning was our fuel to get started on preparation for dinner. I tried an experiment pouring both batters into the same pan … Continue reading

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