Tag Archives: Christmas

Shades of Red: Monochrome Salad

Aesthetics is such an integral part of food that it’s hardly surprising that most of the big trends to make a splash in the culinary world are rooted in it. Whether a fad decrees that you work with a particular … Continue reading

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A New Take On A Holiday Classic!

A few years ago, a visit to Door County, Wisconsin, during the holiday season threw up some wonderful possibilities. The lake was a sheet of glass, the twinkling lights were everywhere, trees adorned with glimmering ornaments towered over us, the … Continue reading

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Fruitcake Flip! Upside-down and Inside-out

Well into the holiday season, it hardly seems like wishful thinking, to want to acquire a dozen recipes, and a dozen-odd hands to execute them. There’s that sensational plum cake from the local bakery from several years ago that would be devoured … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Christmas Brunch at Novotel

It may not be a white Christmas like so many we’ve celebrated together, but the feasting is something we can’t be expected to give up. A four-course Christmas lunch was just what we needed to get us into the spirit of … Continue reading

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Fruity, Creamy, Nutty..Christmassy!

As Christmas draws closer, we are consumed by thoughts of melancholy and a deep, insatiable yearning for holidays past, both in light of some recent events that have made everyone’s spirits dull and owing in part to the fact that … Continue reading

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To a Cracker of a Christmas..

In the midst of sugar-dusted cookies and candied gingersnaps, we present a cracker of a red and green trellis with a pinch of spice. Woven right into a buttery, salty crust, this filigree of fragrant herbs and chillies alternating with … Continue reading

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