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Danish Christmas Traditions and Gløgg

Danish Christmas Traditions and Gløgg

The Danes love Christmas In Denmark the month of December is filled with special food, gifts and lots of parties. Copenhagen is extra sparkly with Christmas decorations and the Danes are getting their ‘hygge’ on, their special brand of warm and fuzzy so well suited […]

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Christmas Pavlova

Christmas Pavlova

Christmas Pavlova I am working on a post about Danish Christmas traditions but until then I have updated my Christmas Pavlova recipe, repeated general notes on meringue making and added the method for caramel sauce. At this time of the year the pavlova is a […]

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Mince Pie Pastry

Mince Pie Pastry

Christmas on a plate In our house it would not be Christmas without home made mince pies, a sweet fruity filling in a lovely buttery shortcrust pastry. For our family they really are Christmas on a plate. I generally make my first batch just after […]

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Linzer Cookies

Linzer Cookies

Linzer Cookies There is something about cutting a little heart (or star at Christmas time) out of the center of the Linzer cookie dough which elevates these rather regular cookies, or biscuits as we say in the U.K., into something very special. I sometimes make […]

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Holiday Cheese Board

Holiday Cheese Board

Holiday Cheese Board The Cheese Shop in Darien is one of favorite places and I love having a reason to visit with Ken and Tori and buy and talk cheeses.     All the cheeses I mention can be found at the cheese shop. When […]

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Christmas Entertaining with Carolyn Eddie

Christmas Entertaining with Carolyn Eddie

Christmas Entertaining with Carolyn Eddie Tuesday, December 2nd 12:15 – 2:15pm $10 DCA members, $15 public The Women’s Group continues their annual focus on holiday entertaining with this month’s event. Carolyn Eddie is well known at the DCA, where she offers delicious luncheons and scrumptious teas through […]

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