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Traditional Christmas Cookie Recipes

When the Christmas season hits, it seems like our bodies instinctively start craving the delicious treats of the season. The foods traditionally enjoyed around this time of year vary depending on your family’s traditions, but I think it’s safe to … Continue reading

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Fun Christmas Facts – The History of Gingerbread Men

By Gwen Nicodemus Gingerbread has been around for a long time, but the recipes used to make it have changed considerably over the years. Initially gingerbread was made from breadcrumbs, ginger, and a sweetener, like honey. People discovered that ginger … Continue reading

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3 Christmas Baking Ideas

With Christmas comes a sense of family, a sense of peace and tranquility and love. You’ve bought presents for your family, the decorations are up, the kids have received letters from Santa and now all that’s left to do is … Continue reading

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Lebkuchen. German Christmas gingerbread.

Lebkuchen (or Pfefferkuchen) is a traditional German baked Christmas treat, somewhat resembling gingerbread. Lebkuchen were invented by Medieval monks in Franconia, Germany in the 13th century. Lebkuchen bakers were recorded as early as 1296 in Ulm, and 1395 in Nürnberg … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking Is A Time For Favorite Recipes And Family Togetherness

By Kaye Dennan One of my fondest Christmas memories is decorating Santa and Christmas tree-shaped sugar cookies with my mom when I was ten years old. They were supposed to be for a holiday bake sale, but they were so … Continue reading

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