Holiday Favorites

  • Anise Biscotti

    Anise Biscotti

    Though modern biscotti are associated with the Tuscan region of Italy, the popular Italian cookie traces its origins to Roman times. The word biscotto derives from “bis,” Latin for twice, and “coctum” or baked (which became...

  • Apple Cider Sangria

    Apple Cider Sangria

    This fragrant Apple Cider Sangria is a beautiful cocktail that’s perfect for fall. Serve this seasonal crowd pleaser at your next holiday party. It makes entertaining easy as you can have several pitchers at the ready and guests can serve...

  • Boozy Rum Cake

    Boozy Rum Cake

    Great as a traditional holiday cake but yummy any time of the year. I have substituted a number of different types of liquor throughout the years including vanilla and maple flavored whiskeys as well as almond, orange and coffee liqueurs...

  • Braided Easter Sweet Bread

    Braided Easter Sweet Bread

    Ingredients:  1 cup heavy cream (reserve 2 Tbsp for brushing)2 1/2 tsp active dry yeast4 cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup sugar1 tsp vanilla extract1 Tbsps. lemon or orange zest3 large eggs (2 whole eggs and one separated with yolk...