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Dark Chocolate Peanut Clusters

My Friend Biggie - A Christmas Story I haven’t actually met my new friend in person yet. I’ve only talked to him by phone and corresponded with him by email. I know he’s 31 years old. He works as a producer on a local morning radio ...

Carmelized Leek Mashed Potatoes

A Fireside Chat with Zola We sat down recently to chat with Zola and learned all “merry” of things holiday related: Do you go “all out” with your holiday decorating? I used to. Now I do what I call “holiday lite.” That means I...

The Easiest Chocolate Mousse on the Planet

Strategies for Success at Holiday Parties People want to know how to keep from gaining the six to seven pounds many do at the holidays. If you are determined not to gain weight over the holidays, this is how to do it: 1. Scope out the buffet....

Creamy Pasta Bake with Leftover Turkey

All About that Baste When I was little my mother didn’t play with me. That’s not what moms did. Moms did mom stuff. My mother hardly ever sat down. She was always buying food, preparing a meal, doing dishes, doing laundry, ironing ...

Authentic Italian Meatballs

The problem was the French tried to accommodate everyone from every region of the US when they planned their menu. They had a pineapple cake from Hawaii. Oyster stuffing from New England. They had sweet potato pie from the south. Sausages from the...