Holidays
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Babka Monkey Bread

Babka, also known as Ukrainian Easter Bread, is something that we make every year, the kids and I, for Easter weekend. Babka is a glorious scalded ...

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Strawberry White Chocolate Trifle

Riiight. Valentine's Day is coming and let's see, everyone is looking for recipes, yes? Yes Magpie, you scatterbrained bird, get it together. It's ...

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Cherry Cake Cookies

Ah, my first cake mix cookie!  Never say never, says I, because one day you might just find yourself completely sick with a never-ending cold, back ...

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Mincemeat Loaf

  I am a bad, bad wife this year. I didn't make any mincemeat tarts for Mike at all. I think it might just be the first year ever in our marriage ...

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Saltine Toffee Squares

Ok, raise your hand if you ate these as a kid at Christmas time. Whoever though of using salted soup crackers as the base of a square is absolutely ...

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Five Minute Christmas Popcorn

I've been meaning to try out a new popcorn for Christmas for a while now and this year I finally got around to doing it. This cheery and very ...

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Kari Skelton’s Eggnog Cookies

I feel almost guilty posting this recipe. I whined, sniveled and complained to get this recipe, basically. True story. We were out at a Fairmont ...