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Viennese Crescents (Kipfel) #TwelveDaysofSanta

by Anne Papina on December 1, 2013

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, the holiday season is in full swing. That means baking. Lots of baking. As you know, I’ve been pretty busy in the kitchen these last couple of weeks. First there were the Spritz Cookies, then the Pepparkakor (ginger snaps), followed by the Cinnamon Stars (zimtsterne), and of course the […]

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Switzerland may be the land of sweet confections, but it’s not all about the chocolate come Christmas. Depending on where you are, customs  can be influenced by German, Italian, or French holiday traditions. In searching for something that could represent the country as a whole, I came across these Cinnamon Stars, which are largely a […]

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Ossi di Morti (Bones of the Dead Cookies) #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on October 28, 2012

I only discovered this recently, but Ossi di Morti, or bones of the dead cookies, are one of my mom’s favorite treats. How did I not know this? Apparently, my grandfather would often make the trek to North Beach in San Francisco and return with these cookies from Victoria Pastry for his girls. Sorta like […]

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Royal Hawaiian Tiramisu

by Anne Papina on March 5, 2008

Royal Hawaiian Tiramisu   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 4 hours Total time 4 hours 15 mins   Contributed with permission by King’s Hawaiian and ARA Content. Author: King’s Hawaiian Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: Italian Serves: 12 Ingredients ¾ cup cold espresso or strong coffee ¼ cup coffee liqueur 1 package (8 […]

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Parmesan-Toasted Trail Mix

by Anne Papina on August 29, 2007

(ARA) – We all know the feeling. That mid-morning grumble or the 3 o’ clock slump, when lunch is a distant memory and dinner is hours away. When a snack attack hits at the office or the kids are clamoring for an after school pick-me-up, where do you turn? Too often the answer is the […]

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Hot Crab Spread

by Anne Papina on December 18, 2002

Hot Crab Spread   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins   Author: Anne Papina Recipe type: Appetiser Cuisine: American Serves: 10 Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese, softened 1 tbsp milk 8 oz flaked crab meat 2 tbsp finely chopped onion ½ tsp horseradish ½ tsp salt black […]

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Cranberry Toasted Almond Sauce

by Anne Papina on December 6, 2001

Cranberry Toasted Almond Sauce   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Contributed with permission by the National Honey Board and ARA Content. Author: National Honey Board Recipe type: Side Cuisine: American Ingredients ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter ½ cup coarsely chopped toasted almonds 1-1/2 cups fresh […]

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