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Cranberry Coffee Cake

I had a chance to become reacquainted with my kitchen over the holidays. I took a break from throwing together the usual dinners, and helped prep a meal of steak filets. (I left the cooking to a more seasoned expert.) On another night, I tried a new recipe for smoked chicken with roasted red peppers.… Continue reading Cranberry Coffee Cake


Cranberry Orange Pecan Swirl Cookies

After making another batch of Cranberry Avocado Salsa, I had a bunch of leftover cranberries sitting in my fridge. When I found a recipe for pinwheel cookies, I was nervous to try it out, as I'd never made cookies before that involved rolling up (and then slicing) dough. (The closest I'd ever come to that… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Pecan Swirl Cookies


Cranberry Avocado Salsa

I discovered this salsa recipe on Martha Stewart's website last year when I was looking for a fun dip (with a little kick) to bring to a holiday party. The colors of the ingredients are seasonally festive.┬áThe honey gives the salsa an extra bit of sweetness and the jalapeno gives it some heat. Plus, the… Continue reading Cranberry Avocado Salsa