Decorating Cookies Holiday tunes on the stereo, fresh pot of coffee on the stove, cookies baked, icing made and friends and family gathered to decorate our batch of 67! Wether you’ll be decorating cookies with a gang or enjoying the … continue reading . . .
Tips For Frosting Cookies With Royal Icing These cookies are iced with what is called Royal Icing. It is very simple to make and use, with a few tips and handy tricks… 1 lb. (4 Cups) of sifted powdered sugar … continue reading . . .
This recipe is a favorite, from Skagit Valley Fare (1996) by Lavone Newell. (Now sadly out-of-print, but used copies can be found! And frankly, some of the best cookbooks are out-of-print!) Serve Coffee Sauce over pancakes, waffles, dessert crepes, fresh … continue reading . . .
We dare you to make this Sweet Potato Crunch & Homemade Ice Cream Recipe! Let us know how it turns out! We’ve had this on deck for 2 years. We figured we should just go ahead and share it with … continue reading . . .
Feel like a star with this classic cocktail recipe. STAR Cocktail Recipe (The Cocktail Book. A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen. 1926.) This was published during the U.S. Prohibition, by John Hamilton Ltd. in London. (Note: the photo of the book … continue reading . . .
Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting This is a great easy cookie recipe for the holidays! After a big celebratory meal, light “cake-like” cookies are nicer than something rich and heavy. Enjoy! Pumpkin Cookies: As always, first make yourself a … continue reading . . .
Date Bar Recipe This Date Bar Recipe was a childhood favorite, although the whole mix came in a box back then. I’ve attempted to recreate the recipe from scratch using Shield’s Date Crystals after visiting their gardens and shop recently … continue reading . . .
Our Best Ever Turkey Recipe is the culmination of years of turkey prep! We’ve culled the best recipes we’ve ever tasted in to a sure fire family favorite.continue reading . . .
Gingerbread Cookie Recipe I never really liked gingerbread cookies because they were always hard and had a bitterness to them. When a friend brought these in to our office in San Francisco, it was love at first bite. These cookies … continue reading . . .
Roasted Beet Dip (served with baked Udi’s pizza crust and Udi’s Gluten Free Baguette) This dish was served to us as an appetizer while we were cooking up a storm in Studio City. This dip is such a beautiful color … continue reading . . .
Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes, Interview, How-to Video The EncinoMom Team visited the teaching kitchen at Studio City’s, CookLA. We cooked up and taste tasted recipes from Chef Liz Alexanian’s Gluten Free Sides and Appetizers menu. Products from Udi’s Gluten Free … continue reading . . .
Christmas Toffee Recipe With Pecans By Christopher Taylor This toffee recipe comes from our wonderful neighbor in Minnesota, Mrs. Ruth, who makes this toffee each year for Christmas. It’s a favorite! One of her sister’s nieces makes it as gifts for … continue reading . . .
Gluten-Free Caramelized Leeks and Herb Stuffing Recipe Recipe by Chef Liz Alexanian, Cook LA Gluten-Free for the holidays? Impossible you say? Think again. We had the opportunity to taste test a series of GF recipes developed by Chef Liz Alexanian … continue reading . . .
Christmas Cookie Icing Recipe and Decorating Tips by Christopher Taylor PLAN AHEAD Give yourself plenty of time for decorating cookies! This is not something that can be done quickly. I find decorating to be extremely relaxing, and meditative. It’s the … continue reading . . .
Christmas Cookies – Basic Recipe By Christopher Taylor This is a very simple recipe that our family has used for over 40 years to make cut-out Christmas cookies that you can then decorate! I’m sure there are many variations of … continue reading . . .
Easy Caramel Recipe uses 1 ingredient! This homemade, easy caramel recipe is so simple, it’s scary. You only need 1 ingredient. I used a mini crock pot, but you can prepare this on top of the stove using a bit … continue reading . . .
Do you have a can of pumpkin purée rankling around in the cupboard? Here’s a quick tip for a warm and satisfying soup that makes up in a jiffy and takes the chill out of lunch on a winter’s day … continue reading . . .
Fast Fudge, Quick Easy Recipe, Make Today – Gift Tonight! You can make this in about 5 minutes. After 2 hours in the fridge, your fudge will be firm enough to cut, wrap and present as a gift! Talk about … continue reading . . .
This recipe for oatmeal transforms overnight from water and oats to a warm, filling, heart healthy breakfast your whole family will love. I embellish the recipe by substituting heavy cream for 1/4 cup of the water. The cream definitely reduces … continue reading . . .
Made with fresh cranberries, Greek yogurt, Agave syrup, ice, pure vanilla, a pinch of cloves, a dash of cinnamon and a spring of mint, this Cranberry Smoothie tastes just right the morning after a big holiday meal. … continue reading . . .