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Christmas Eve Eve

While Jen absconded to her family’s home in sunny California, I decided to host a little holiday dinner for the friends who were still in New York. Most of the dishes had been featured in this blog before, some were new. I baked a cake for the first time in probably a decade. And a … Continue reading

Bûche de Noël

Bûche de Noël, also known as a Yule Log, is a traditional sponge cake, rolled into a log shape and filled with a cream or similar fillings. It is often decorated with branches, marzipan mushrooms, or other Christmas-themed decorations. I decided to bake a version when I hosted a Christmas Eve Eve dinner. However, I … Continue reading

Candied Yams

Yum! Candied sweets! Also called candied yams, this delicious dish makes veggies so fun to eat. I got this recipe from my cousin who makes this for her family for the holidays. The citrus flavor from the orange juice is a great addition. I also made a few tiny changes the second time I made … Continue reading