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Noche Buena Salad (Christmas Eve Salad)

Do you have favorite family Christmas Eve traditions? If you’re in Mexico, you may just be enjoying a traditional Noche Buena Salad on Christmas Eve. This delicious traditional salad is bright with festive colors, and happens to be vegan, which means that everyone can enjoy it. There are countless variations on Noche Buena Salad, but […]

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A replica of Mrs. Knott's original stove

Holiday Treats at Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm is an amusement park that takes its food seriously. After all, its history is grounded in food – first as a farm and birthplace of the boysenberry, then as a roadside stand selling jams and jellies, then most famously as the home to Knott’s famous chicken dinner. During the holidays, Knott’s makes […]

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lemon pudding

Meyer Lemon-Honey Ricotta Pudding

There’s something special about Meyer lemons. They’re intensely fragrant and they’re not quite as tart as their other lemon counterparts, which makes them wonderful for baking. And their color is such a beautiful bright yellow it’s almost peachy. So…now that you’ve probably already encountered an avalanche of holiday cookies, cakes, chocolate, candy canes – are […]

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Stromboli Bowl 2011

Stromboli (strom-BOH-lee) – a type of turnover made from Italian bread or pizza dough, filled with cheese, Italian meats such as salami, and/or vegetables. A stromboli is made with a square shaped pizza dough that is topped with any pizza toppings and is then rolled into a log and baked. If you haven’t heard of […]

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Tamales for Christmas

Last year we loved introducing our East Coast family to our California tradition of tamales for Christmas. Tamales are a traditional Latin American dish, made from corn masa and a flavored filling, all wrapped around a corn husk shaped into a little packet. Our family is crazy for them, and during the Christmas season it’s […]

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