teddy bear toddy cocoa

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Typically a “toddy” is used as an elixir to soothe the symptoms of the common cold. I decided to create an elixir to soothe frazzled nerves after a marathon stint of holiday shopping at the mall, fighting for a parking spot, elbowing your way through crowds of crazy shoppers, putting up with snotty sales clerks,…

scotch eggs

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Scotch eggs are one of my favorite treats to serve for a hearty “high” tea or brunch. They’re so delicious and satisfying. I usually enjoy mine with fresh fruit, crusty toasted bread, a wedge of sharp, white cheddar cheese, some Scottish or English pickle, pickled pearl onions and a little maple syrup, steak sauce, and/or…

bailey’s irish cream cocoa

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Oooohhhh! Are you ready for this creamy, dreamy cocoa laced with Bailey’s Irish Cream? Sometimes I make this with the original Baileys and sometimes I make it with my delicious homemade version of Irish cream. Either way it’s delicious and the perfect nightcap to enjoy by the fire while your Christmas lights are twinkling for…

candy cane cocoa

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‘Tis the season for sipping warming drinks in front of a crackling fire and listening to Christmas carols while snow falls gently outside. We love cocoa and I have a few yummy recipes that are especially nice to indulge in this time of year. If you like the combination of creamy, homemade cocoa laced with…

snowberries

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Remember the scene in the movie “Elf” where Buddy’s friend, Arctic Puffin, asks him if he wants to eat snowberries? Well, if you haven’t seen Elf yet, you really have to. It’s SO funny! Look for the scene (It’s pretty close to the beginning) and make up a batch of these easy, delicious, vanilla covered…