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Hanukkah Dinner Braised Brisket

Happy Hanukkah! I can't believe how fast the holidays have come this year. We have now celebrated Hanukkah twice already this year, once over Thanksgiving with my whole family and again this past Thursday so that I'd have fun recipes to post for you this week! Even if you aren't Jewish, many traditional Jewish foods… Continue reading Hanukkah Dinner Braised Brisket

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Day 2 of Gift Giving: DIY Flavored Oils

Flavored oils are one of today's hot items in the food world. They are such a great gift to give people for any occasion and will really mix it up in the kitchen when you cook with them. I had received a message from my mom's friend Paulette about how to make oils and for… Continue reading Day 2 of Gift Giving: DIY Flavored Oils

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DIY Holiday Gifts: Orange Almond Salt Scrub

It's about that time of December when panic sets in about gift-giving for the holidays. Forget your family who you've already thought about gifts for. What about the mailman? Your kid's teachers? Your book club, card group, or coworkers? In the past I've always baked the big batch of cookies and dolled out to everyone.… Continue reading DIY Holiday Gifts: Orange Almond Salt Scrub

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Holiday Road Trip Part II: Visiting Ryan’s College Roots

Day two and day three of our Red Sox Holiday Road Trip were a blur of excitement and traveling. Ryan nicknamed our caravan "the tornado" because we came into a place and stirred everything up into a whirlwind of excitement. Our trips to New Haven and Worcester were so much fun with all sorts of… Continue reading Holiday Road Trip Part II: Visiting Ryan’s College Roots