FOOD FUN: Snowman Cake Or Cookies

Snowman cake. This is actually a stacked cookie from Lila Loa, but we baked three cake layers instead. [2] Melting Snowman cookies (photo courtesy Pillsbury; here’s the recipe).   If you don’t celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, or other year-end holiday, you can still have a special seasonal cake. Make one with a nonsectarian snowman or snowflake…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: GelPro, The Most Comfortable Kitchen Mat

Along with tidings of comfort and joy, give real comfort and joy with a GelPro Mat. It’s a super-cushy and comfortable floor mat, so amazing that we not only have one front of our kitchen sink and stove; we also have one in the bathroom. We don’t know how we’d live without it. We almost…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Struffoli, An Italian Christmas Tradition

[1] A mound of struffoli, the traditional shape, from Linda’s Italian Table. It can be cut into slices, or for a party, put on the buffet so everyone can pick off what they like. [2] A loose wreath style from Il Cuori In Pentola. [3] A cornucopia shape, called Cornucopia di Sfoglia in Italian. It’s…
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