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Orange Marmalade Rolls

Santa Clause came last night. Along with some beautifully wrapped presents, he also brought some yummy Orange Marmalade Rolls. Mrs. Clause must have been busy! I am enjoying the rolls this morning with some coffee waiting for the Officer to wake so we can see what is in those presents. Bosco, my dog, enjoyed a [...]
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Cherry Pistachio Biscotti with White Chocolate

Both my mom and my mother-in-law are coffee lovers. In fact, I’d be a little afraid if either one didn’t get their morning dose, that’s how much they love it. It comes naturally then that they both love biscotti as well. Last Christmas, we gave them gift packages of biscotti, and they both asked if [...]
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Grasshopper Bars

Grasshoppers and Sassafras. Sounds sort of funny taken out of context. But grasshoppers, the sweet chocolate and peppermint bars, are a Christmas tradition in my family. They’ve been a favorite probably because they’re sort of like having a rich Thin Mint brownie. I even took them to a work party and one of my friends [...]
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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Dog Treats

You know those pathetic people that talk about their dogs all day and that have actually attended a dog play-date party? Yeah, that’s us. It’s embarrassing to admit, but we—my husband and I, plus a lot of our friends—are at that stage in life where the creatures that require most of our care are busy [...]
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Peppermint Marshmallows

Marshmallows have been one of those foods that just happen, like red hots or licorice. I never really considered how marshmallows were made or where they came from. Maybe they grew on sugar trees or dropped out of the sky in their puffy, cylinder shape. They always just showed up in the baking aisle at [...]
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Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

The beginning of December isn’t quite the start to the holidays without Mexican Wedding Cakes. Or, at least for me. I think my mom would agree with this statement. She makes them almost every year. Oh, and my friends Katherine, Michelle and Kesha, they all agreed too as I handed them warm-from-the-oven samples. My husband, [...]
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