Fall & Winter Cookbook Roundup – 2013 Part 2

December 21, 2013
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So I’m going to say something I never thought I’d say before. Publishers of cookbooks, please stop releasing fabulous, gorgeous, brilliant books. PLEASE. Because I’m running out of room for all my cookbooks and you keeping on putting out new ones that are MUST. HAVE. If you remember a few weeks ago, I published a […]

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Caramel Bars with Salted Roasted Cashews (with gluten free option)

December 20, 2013
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These chewy salted caramel bars will drive everyone nuts, especially with the salted roasted cashews on sprinkled on top! There are certain baked goods that I MUST make for my dessert party. They tend to be the favorites that people complain about if I don’t make them. These include my lemon shaker tart, my Mediterranean […]

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Mocha Cookies With Dark Chocolate and Pistachios (gluten free)

December 19, 2013
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Love mocha? Try this mocha cookie recipe with dark chocolate and pistachios! Gluten free with an option to use regular all-purpose too! If you follow me on any of my various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+) you may have noticed something this past weekend and earlier this week. I wasn’t online! This […]

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Lemon Cookie Bars with Pomegranate Seeds

December 18, 2013
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Looking for a fun, festive Lemon Cookie Bars recipe? Try this easy recipe that adds cream cheese frosting and sparkling ruby red pomegranate seeds on top! I have an exceedingly prolific lemon tree in our backyard. Though we have other fruit trees out there, most of them are picked over by the birds but they […]

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Hazelnuts

December 17, 2013
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This fun recipe for chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with hazelnuts are chunky, chewy and full of nutty chocolatey Nutella like flavor! “I think these may be my favorite cookie you’ve ever made.” said AJ as he eyed another one of my chunk chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with hazelnuts. Of course this sort of thing comes […]

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies, Aztec Style

December 16, 2013
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This easy twist on classic chocolate shortbread cookies kicks them up a notch with hot spices, tart dried cranberries and roasted cacao nibs! The first time I tasted Aztecan style chocolate I was smitten. I was working at a high-end department store sampling butter cookies for a Japanese company. And when I say I was […]

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Eat the Love’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Plus a giveaway!

December 14, 2013
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Holy moly, Christmas is less than two weeks away! I’m in a bit of denial about the situation. And if you’re like me, you’re probably in the same boat. Don’t worry though, I’ve accumulated some pretty cool thing over the year that I think would make swanky gifts for your loved ones (or you know, […]

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Hermit Cookies with Brown Sugar Icing, Dried Cherries and Crystallized Ginger

December 13, 2013
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The classic New England spiced hermit cookies glazed with a brown sugar icing, crystallized ginger and dried cherries. I walked into 18 Reasons and there were already had three or four plates of cookies out. I had come 10 minutes early because I was the co-host, but apparently people take their cookie swaps seriously. People […]

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Chocolate Double Rye Cookies

December 12, 2013
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You won’t regret making these rich, earthy chocolate cookies made with rye flour and a dash of rye whiskey for a subtle smokey kick. “Mom! Why do you always have to add alcohol to everything?” asked the daughter of my friend (who shall remain nameless). Said friend had just gotten ahold of a copy of […]

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Butterscotch Cookies with Triple Chocolate Chips

December 11, 2013
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These old fashioned butterscotch cookies with triple chocolate chips and butterscotch chips are sure to please pretty much anyone with a sweet tooth! “These are the best cookies I’ve ever had.” said my friend Megan, who (if I have to be honest) is prone to exaggeration and superlatives. But when someone tells you that, you […]

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Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

December 10, 2013
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This recipe for gluten free ginger snaps are practically indistinguishable from the original version, making them a treat most everyone can enjoy! There’s something about the warm scent of ginger cookies that makes the house truly feel like the holidays. More than the Christmas tree and the twinkling lights, more than hearing Tracey Thorn sing […]

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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Blueberries and Crystallized Ginger

December 9, 2013
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Looking for an oatmeal cookie recipe? These Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Blueberries and Crystallized Ginger are as tasty as they are easy to make! In the food world, there are often divides with people taking firm sides and loyalties. Savory & Salty vs Sugar & Sweet. Vegetarian & Vegan vs Meat Lovers & Bacon […]

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Fall & Winter Cookbook Roundup – 2013 Part 1

December 7, 2013
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Goodness. Is that time of year again? No I’m not talking Christmas (though that’s around the corner – eek!). I’m talking my annual roundup of cookbooks! It’s been a crazy year full of fabulous cookbooks, and being the hoarder that I am (I think my partner AJ is ready to stage an intervention) I’m up […]

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Chocolate Crackle Cookies

December 6, 2013
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The classic chocolate crackle cookies that everyone loves for the holidays. A simple and easy recipe for everyone! I’m going to be honest with about these here chocolate crackle cookies. They should probably be called chocolate crack cookies. In fact, they are so good I wasn’t sure I’d be able to photograph any of them […]

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12 Days of Holiday Cookies, here on Eat the Love!

December 5, 2013
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The minute that Thanksgiving weekend is over, I go into Christmas mode. No, AJ and I don’t run out and get our Christmas tree right away and I still hold off on listening to Christmas music until the decorations are up (even though I just downloaded the new Mary J. Blige A Mary Christmas album…don’t judge!) but […]

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Raspberry Cookie Bars with White Chocolate Chunks
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December 3, 2013
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An easy and beautiful raspberry cookie bars recipe, perfect for the holidays to enjoy at home or to give as a gift! I was thrilled when Driscoll’s reached out to me to see if I wanted to partner together this holiday season for their Made with Love campaign, that includes an awesome sweepstakes to win […]

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NaBloPoMo is done!

November 30, 2013
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Today is the last day of November. With Thanksgiving over I can now mentally prepare myself for the onslaught of Christmas stuff (I know it’s already happening out there in the real world but I’ve been in completely denial about it). AND, with a giant sigh of relief, I can also declare NaBloPoMo over! I’m […]

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