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Fresh Cranberry and Hazelnut Financiers

Fresh Cranberry and Hazelnut Financiers

Some ingredients are closely—almost intricately—connected to the holidays, and my favorite has to be cranberries. Although I cook with cranberries all year, I feel like my holiday baking sessions wouldn’t be complete without an overuse of the small, tart, bright red fruit. Among my favorite things to make with cranberries are muffins (of course!), fudge, blondies,… Continue Reading

Pomegranate and Cranberry Marshmallows

Pomegranate and Cranberry Marshmallows

  I first made these marshmallows three years ago, after seeing the candy all over Pinterest and in my favorite food magazines, too. They were something of a hot item back then, but contrary to most dessert trends, I didn’t feel the urgency of making them at home. Sure, they were cute, but since I’m not a… Continue Reading

Maple Syrup Fudge

Maple Syrup Fudge

Maple syrup fudge is a classic holiday candy in many Québécois households. Growing up, I mindlessly indulged in sucre à la crème after Christmas dinner, the cheery mood making it okay to eat just one more piece. Everyone will tell you that their grandmother’s recipe is the best, and yes, every family recipe is probably in… Continue Reading

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Salted Caramel Macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons

If we were to conduct a survey to find out what is the top-selling macaron flavor worldwide, I bet salted caramel macarons would be in a close race for first place, along with chocolate varieties. I know it is at the top of my list—in fact, the flavor that most certainly made me fall with… Continue Reading

Sicilian Watermelon Pudding (Gelo di Melone)

Sicilian Watermelon Pudding (Gelo di Melone)

Today’s recipe is your salvation from weeks full of cookie eating. This super-fresh Sicilian Watermelon Pudding is the perfect respite from rich and abundant holiday meals. Though the pudding is lean in nature, it has a satisfyingly silky texture, and it is just sweet enough to close dinner on a festive note. Sicilian Watermelon Pudding… Continue Reading

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