All Recipes Tagged ‘holiday’

Allergy-Free Potato Latkes with Pear Mandarin Sauce
Allergy-Free Potato Latkes with Pear Mandarin Sauce

Products for this post were provided by Melissa’s Produce. It’s time for another Melissa’s Produce Challenge! This challenge is dubbed “Winter Wonderland” and features an array of delicious winter produce items from Melissa’s. San Diego Food Bloggers have been participating in these ‘Chopped-style” challenges for almost a year. Melissa’s Produce sends us a box of […]

15 Unique Gifts Foodies Will Love
15 Unique Gifts Foodies Will Love

It’s December and that means you only have a few weeks left to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Chances are you have at least one self-proclaimed foodie on that list… It may even be you. So, I’ve put together a list of some of the best and most unique gifts for […]

Thanksgiving Turkey with Herb Butter and GIVEAWAY
Thanksgiving Turkey with Herb Butter and GIVEAWAY

This post was sponsored by OXO. Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Last year I did a whole month of Thanksgiving recipes. This year, I’m covering the center of the feast – the TURKEY! There is a lot of controversy that surrounds this famed American tradition of turkey roasting. Stuff it? Baste it? Cook on […]

Vegan Coconut Berry Swirl Ice Cream
Vegan Coconut Berry Swirl Ice Cream

Yay for my favorite holiday! It’s the 4th of July and I’m seriously craving ice cream. Not in an “oh let’s celebrate this holiday and have a little bit of ice cream” either. Craving it like I think about and want demand ice cream every day and sometimes 2 or [gasp] 3 times. Hey, I’m […]

Quick Rye Irish Soda Bread
Quick Rye Irish Soda Bread

Saint Patrick’s Day reminds me of family and tradition. Every year as a child, I would spend this holiday with my dad & siblings donning tons of green, chowing on corned beef, cabbage & potatoes and watching The Quiet Man. We’d laugh and dad would sing “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling”. I always felt like […]

Baked Strawberry Balsamic Donuts with Cream Cheese Glaze
Baked Strawberry Balsamic Donuts with Cream Cheese Glaze

And now for a love story… When M and I first started dating, I lived in a small one bedroom apartment on a busy corner in a trendy hipster neighborhood in San Diego. I had a cute little patio and people were always walking by heading to the local bar, restaurant, book store, or just […]

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake
Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

The Holidays are over right? The decorations are packed away, the Christmas songs have stopped blaring in stores and there’s no more snow on the ground… well, maybe we still have to work on that last one. There is a storm front blowing across the U.S. right now and many of you are hunkered down […]

Gingerbread Buttermints
Gingerbread Buttermints

Ah, the holidays. Time for cheer (stress), gifts (more stress), music (uh yeah, stress), family (STRESS!) and, of course, holiday goodies (Stre… wait, YUM!) My favorite part about the holidays are the goodies – my mother’s fruitcake, pretty decorated cookies, peppermint candies and gingerbread. It is so fun to give (and receive) handmade edible treats […]

Bruschetta 5 Ways, Whole Foods Event & a GIVEAWAY!
Bruschetta 5 Ways, Whole Foods Event & a GIVEAWAY!

Holiday cooking makes me think cocktail parties. Cocktail parties make me think appetizers and, in my world, appetizers always have to include a bruschetta! Bruschetta is traditionally a grilled piece of bread rubbed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil and can have any number and combinations of toppings. Everything from the traditional tomato basil […]

Cinnamon Spiced Apples & Pears
Cinnamon Spiced Apples & Pears

If you are Pinterest junkie like me, you’ve probably been inundated by the holiday pictures already with everything from making your own paper maché stockings to unique gifts made from paperclips. Don’t get me wrong. I love perusing some of the crazy ideas and the really good ones. It’s a great source to find inspiration […]

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