Recipe for Eggnog Cookies

[Editor's Note: The taste of eggnog wrapped in a cookie? Delicious! I think this sounds like the perfect cookie to whip up as a family during this holiday week. --Genie]...more
OMGoodness! How did I miss these? Thanks for pointing them out. Fondly, Robinmore

Great Gift Cookbooks: Taste of Home Baking

[Editor's Note: Great guides to baking are something every good cook can use in their collection. Barbara of Barbara Bakes recommends the Taste of Home Baking Cookbook, with tried and true recipes from cooks around the country. The Fudge-Filled Toffee Pecan Sandies Barbara baked from the cookbook look amazing, too. --Genie]...more
I am a huge fan of pecans- these look amazing!more

Iced Hanukkah Cookies

[Editor's Note: The Festival of Lights is officially underway, and these cookies would be a beautiful addition to any celebration of Hanukkah. The decorating instructions are clear and easy, even for someone like me who is less skilled with confections than I'd maybe like to admit! Try them out this holiday season! --Genie]...more
Julie Tilsner hahahahaha! That's what it would be like if I attempted. - Karenmore

Ginger Spice Cookies

[Editor's Note: It's time for another great holiday cookie recipe. This one yields cookies that are a perfect base for some seasonal sparkle, but that feature a delicious ginger flavor and chewy texture. They're an excellent addition to any cookie platter! --Genie] 12 Weeks of Christmas: Week 4, Ginger Spice Cookies...more
@isthisthemiddle Excellent -- I hope you enjoy the cookies you bake! :-) more

Persimmon Galette With Brown Rice-Cornmeal Tart Crust

[Editor's Note: I hadn't had much experience with persimmons before I moved to California. They're such an interesting and cheery fruit, but they come in two varieties: Fuyu, which are eaten in their firm state, and Hachiya, which must be so ripe they feel like a water balloon in the hand before they are ready to eat. This galette uses the Fuyu variety, and is a rustic, lovely option for a low-key dessert while these wonderful fruits are in season. --Genie]...more
looks great, I'm sure it'll taste awesome this weekend when I give it a try at homemore

Virtual Cookie Swap: Triple Chocolate Almond Cookies

{Editor's Note: This post is part of The Food Network's Virtual Cookie Swap, an online celebration of the most delicious cookies to serve and give away this time of year. You can participate in the event on Twitter by searching for and using the hashtag #pullupachair -- we want to hear what you're baking this year! --Genie]...more
Will try to make it.more

Egg-free Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

[Editor's Note: I stopped and thought back as I read through this recipe, and I cannot remember ever baking a cake without eggs. This post may change my mind, though—it looks like a fantastic recipe, and sounds absolutely delicious. It's just the kind of cake that might prompt me to eat dessert first. --Genie]...more
@BlogHer Thank you for the generous gift-card! http:\/\/\/8yBSybO4more

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

[Wake up on a weekend morning to these satisfying muffins, and it's bound to be a good day. They're even gluten-free, so they'll be perfect for an even-wider selection of your family members and friends! They're studded with cinnamon chips and made more hearty with the addition of walnuts. --Genie]...more

Oat Bran-Applesauce Muffins

[Editor's Note: It's Sunday morning, and that means time for a special breakfast. This muffin recipe is not only fruity and delicious, but filling and nutritious as well. They're perfect for a lazy Sunday morning meal, served with a side of Greek yogurt and honey, or some diced winter fruit. --Genie] Oat Bran-Applesauce Muffins from Power Foods...more
are these like the 6 week muffins? the ones you can mix up and keep the batter in the fridge for ...more

Pomegranate and White Chocolate Mousse Pie

[Editor's Note: Pomegranates are in season right now, and they are highlighted beautifully in this light and airy pie from Tracy of Sugarcrafter. It's an unusual option, but a perfect ending to either a holiday meal, or any special dinner this time of year. --Genie]...more
It looks delicious! And it's inspiring. I want to make pie now!more