Recipe Box: Christmas Morning Pancakes

Category: Recipe Box     Holiday Specials     Dine     Holiday Foods     Contributors     Claire Thomas    

This story is from the fabulous food photographer and blogger behind The Kitchy Kitchen, Claire Thomas! Every month, Claire will be sharing an original recipe inspired by a classic movie. Today, it's Christmas Morning Pancakes, inspired by the film Christmas in Connecticut. Enjoy!

Recipe Box: Christmas Morning Pancakes

Hey everyone! Claire here.

Last year I started a tradition: The Cookie Swap. It’s my favorit ...

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Lovely Libations: Sparkling Pear Apple Cider Sangria

Category: Allison Norton     Contributors     Dine    

Sparkling Pear Apple Cider Sangria

Sparkling apple cider is one of my favorite drinks this time of year. It reminds me of holidays of my childhood-having a celebratory glass of Martinelli's on Christmas Eve while the all of the adults in my family adults sipped on champagne. There’s something about the sweet apple flavor and the bubbles that feels so festive. In recent years, I’ve updated this traditional childhood drink of mine by adding a lit ...

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Recipe Box: Holiday Party Appetizers

Category: Recipe Box     Dine     Contributors     Lauren Conrad    

Party appetizers to serve up this holiday season by LaurenConrad.com

The holiday season is in full swing, which means you might have one or two holiday parties on your social calendar. And whether you're hosting or attending, it's always nice to have a couple go-to appetizer recipes to whip up. Personally, I love bringing a bite-sized app to parties (the hostess is usually very appreciative). And when it comes to my own soirees, I always make a bunch of ...

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Sweet Tooth: Christmas Tree Cupcakes

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Sweet Tooth: Christmas Tree Cupcakes
Around here we love giving food a festive spin. Whether it's transforming sugar cones into Witch Hat Delights for Halloween or getting frosty with Patriot Pops for the Fourth of July, we like to think of ourselves as a team of holiday-loving-foodie-crafters. After brainstorming dozens of creative treats for the winter holidays, we struck gold when we came up with Christmas Tree Cupcakes (inspired by our Wi ...

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Inspired Idea: DIY Chocolate Coffee Stirring Spoons

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DIY Chocolate Coffee Stirring Spoons | LaurenConrad.com

To us, the holidays are synonymous with baking up a storm. With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas on the horizon, it's only natural for you to be thinking about the next party you're going to host or attend and treats you're going to serve by the fire on Christmas Eve. While we love a traditional cookie plate, why not treat your friends and family to something a little unconventional? We've got ...

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Edible Obsession: Baked Pumpkin Crumble Donuts

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Baked Pumpkin Crumble Donuts

Every time we have one of our LaurenConrad.com baking photoshoots, we find ourselves doing a little group poll about which baked good of the day is the popular favorite. And when our friend and baker Lauren Lowstan gets involved (with her almost too-cute-to-eat confections), the decision can be nearly impossible. At our last baking shoot, Lowstan whipped up some delicious Caramel Apple Cake Pops, Marbled Candy Apples, a ...

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Holiday Special: Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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Holiday Special: Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is only a few short days away, and I could not be more excited. I've got my menu all set, and now it's time to start cooking. But before I head off to the kitchen, I wanted to share a couple more Thanksgiving recipes that the talented guys at Urban Palate created for us. Incase you missed it, last week I posted their recipes for turkey and stuffing. If you need a couple sides to go along with y ...

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Inspired Idea: A Fall Tablescape and Pumpkin Serving Bowls

Category: Decorate     Party Planning     Dine     Inspired Ideas     Contributors     Celebrate     Ilana Saul    

A Fall Tablescape and Pumpkin Serving Bowls

Turkey. Stuffing. Cranberry sauce. Wasabi pomegranate truffled green bean casserole? You can come up with fun little twists of course, but it's hard to get too creative with your Thanksgiving menu. Because let's face it-traditional dishes do often just taste best. So instead of trying to get super inventive with my mashed potatoes every November, I usually focus my creative energy on the ...

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Edible Obsession: Mini Pear Hand Pies

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Mini Pear Hand Pies {yum!}

When it comes to seasonal sweets I always recruit the help from none other than my friend and baker extraordinaire, Lauren Lowstan. It seems like my team and I are on a mini dessert kick lately (have you seen these mini pumpkin pies yet?) and we have one more recipe to add to the mix. Since I love to cook and bake with seasonal ingredients in mind, whipping up these mini pear hand pies seemed like the natural thing to do ...

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Holiday Special: Thanksgiving Turkey and Stuffing with a Twist

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Thanksgiving Turkey and Stuffing with a Twist

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means it's time to plan that Turkey Day menu of yours. Nothing says Thanksgiving like turkey and stuffing (and pie, of course), so today I've got a couple recipes from the talented folks at Urban Palate to make your meal planning a little bit easier. These recipes for turkey and stuffing have everything you love about the classic dishes, with a little bit of a twis ...

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