Recipes, Snacks & Condiments

On the Fifth Day of Christmas Recipes: Time for Holiday Treats!

Traditional Popcorn Balls Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Traditional Popcorn Balls Recipe photo by Taste of Home

There’s something about the holidays that makes me crave popcorn. Maybe it’s the ceiling high stacks of popcorn tins at every drug store (empty tins=AWESOME storage). I haven’t bought one of those tins in years, but remember my family going through at least one every holiday as a child. The caramel corn would always be the first flavor to go. The the regular, then the cheddar would usually linger around until it went stale. It wasn’t a very popular flavor in my household. I think I shared most of it with our dog.

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Beverages, Recipes

A Perfect Holiday Gift to Give (or Keep for Yourself)

Well, there’s not much left to can this time of year. Or I guess the bigger problem is I’m running out of room for everything! There’s only so much a Brooklyn apartment can store (and a Brooklyn couple can eat!). But I can’t completely give up preserving! Instead, I’ve moved from jars to bottles…

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