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Crunchy Ginger Snap Cookies

  Around here we love holiday baking. It’s fun to share freshly baked treats with friends who happen to stop by on a moment’s notice. If you are baking for a bake sale or cookie exchange this year, I recommend you bring these Crunchy Ginger Snap...

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12 Must-Try Festive Holiday Cocktails

  Let’s face it…one of the most fun parts of any holiday is having a signature cocktail to share with festive friends. These 12 Must-Try Christmas Holiday Cocktails need to be added to your favorites. They are as beautiful on the eyes as they are tasty....

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Soba Noodles with Butternut Squash Curry

  With the busy holiday season in full swing, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from heavier foods. I just can’t get enough of this healthy, vegetarian Soba Noodles with Butternut Squash Curry recipe. It’s a delicious weeknight meal that comes together relatively quickly....

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Double Chocolate Buttermilk Scones

  I love scones no matter what the season and no matter what time of the day it is. They are a great grab & go breakfast, perfect for brunch, delicious with a cup of coffee to perk you up in the afternoon…and even dang...

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All that Glitters! Head Turning Holiday Cocktail Dresses

      All that glitters is YOU this holiday season. I’ve been on the quest to find you the most dazzling, head turning holiday cocktail dresses. From sequins to silk to that perfect LBD here’s a line up of of the very best out...

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Decadent French Vanilla Coffee Horchata

  This post is sponsored by © The J.M. Smucker Company, all opinions are my own.   With the change of seasons, one of my all-time favorite things to do is celebrate with delicious timely ingredients. There’s nothing like a crisp fall or winter’s day....

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12 Christmas Cookie Recipes that Santa (& His Reindeer) will Love!

  Christmas is just a few weeks away and that means we need to think about what to leave under the tree for dear Santa. Not only does he deserve the best cookies, but so do we and our holiday guests. If you are participating...

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The Best Holiday Beauty Gift Guide!

  Wondering what to get for that beauty in your life? There are many wonderful options and I’m so excited to share them with you. I love this time of the year when top notch brands select their best sellers to put in gift collections...

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Donut Snowman Pops

  It’s so fun during the the holidays to make whimsical treats. These Donut Snowman Pops require only a few ingredients and lots of giggles while you make them. I was talking to my snowmen friends as I assembled them. This is a great edible...

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals You Can’t Miss Out On!

  How was your Thanksgiving? I hope it was so amazing! Now that that craziness is over, it’s time to enjoy all those leftovers, cozy up in your PJ’s, fire up your laptops, and grab that cup of coffee. It’s officially Black Friday and the...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Telluride, CO!

  Traditions are awesome! As much as things change, it’s fun when there are tried and true standby’s  to look forward too. Thanksgiving always happens the third Thursday of November and so does the opening of my hometown ski resort, Telluride, Colorado. To celebrate the...

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One-Skillet Green Bean Gratin

  Today is the BIG day! I’ve been getting lots of texts and calls from my friends checking in with holiday cheer and looking for more delicious Thanksgiving recipes. Ones they can make in a pinch. I’ve been posting great ones all week…and I’m excited...

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Creamed Kale

  It’s less than 24 hours until Thanksgiving and everyone I know is still scrambling for the most mouthwatering recipes. I love this time of the year and all the excitement that surrounds it. Creamed spinach is a traditional side dish favored by so many…how...

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Butter, Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

  It’s only 36 hours until Thanksgiving! How are you all doing? Are you cooking, relaxing, at work, getting ready for ski season (we are in Telluride!) Hopefully you are not stressed, we all know this can be a crazy time of the year. I’ve...

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Shallots

  If you LOVE Thanksgiving side dishes then you have come to the right place. Sure the turkey is great…but for me the sides are for the win! I’ve got a great archive of side dish recipes for you here on MM blog, simple type...

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Songlines by Jewel

  Throughout my life I’ve always been drawn to creators. Folks who forge their own paths with care, kindness and absolute freedom. People who are so into their craft that they can’t help but share it with the rest of the world. I’m lucky and...

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Skillet Bacon Cheddar Cornbread Stuffing

  When it comes to Thanksgiving I am all about the sides. Give me all the stuffing, green beans & sweet potatoes. Let’s not forget a glass or two of holiday cheer and a great dessert. Bookmark and make this delicious Skillet Bacon Cheddar Cornbread...

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Chicken Posole

  Posole or Pozole is a traditional soup or stew from Mexico. It’s the perfect dish for the cooler months as it warms you from the inside out. Posole is typically made with pork or chicken and always hominy. You will also find this dish...

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Sweet Potato Scones

  Here at my house we love scones. They are really easy to prepare and freshly home baked scones taste so much better than the ones you get in your local bakery or cafe. This time of year I always have sweet potatoes at the...

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High Alpine Cuisine on Home & Family

    You might have seen my Instagram stories and posts from last week…I ventured out to Los Angeles to share my cookbook High Alpine Cuisine on the Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family. It was such a great treat to be there and we had...

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Appletini Cocktail

  With the crispness in the air that means there are apples aplenty! Have you gone apple picking yet this year? It’s one of our favorite things to do here in Colorado. We love Big B’s Orchards in Hotchkiss, CO. It’s a wonderful place for...

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  How could three of the absolute best ingredients in world come together in one cookie? They sure do in these Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. This cookie recipe will definitely become a seasonal family favorite. These cookies will be great at your holiday dessert...

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Spinach Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Shallot Vinaigrette

  It’s nice to have a balance during the holidays. A balance in everything we do…busy, quiet. Heavy, light. This salad will help to satisfy the lighter side, while also being belly-filling as a main ~ maybe served with some soup and bread. This healthy...

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The Best Holiday Gifts for Foodies

  If you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about those holiday gifts. If you read MM regularly, then I can only assume you love food and probably are surrounded by folks who do too! I recently posted my Holiday Gift Guide: Cookbooks, hopefully...

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Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce

  There’s no reason why Thanksgiving and Christmas recipes need to be complicated. Try this quick and easy appetizer: Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce Serve as many guests as you need to with ease. All you need is a wedge of brie cheese and warmed  homemade...

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Cheddar Cheese Dinner Rolls

  Dinner rolls. Two words that are unavoidably, completely mouthwatering! Adding cheddar cheese to these rolls makes these even more irresistible. This recipe for Cheddar Cheese Dinner Rolls has no seasonality, they are always best served up warm…with plenty of softened butter alongside them. Include this...

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Shop the Post: Chalet Girl

Image: Sweaty Betty    If there is a singular subject thats near & dear to my heart it’s skiing. But what makes skiing so dang fun (other than swooshing down the slopes on a powder day) THE FASHION! I love modern snow bunny style, but...

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Apple Pear Betty

  It’s so fun to gather around the table this time of year for a big belly-filling meal. Top it all off with a delicious dessert and it’s total nirvana. I love desserts that make the most of seasonal harvests. This Apple Pear Betty recipe...

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Almond Butter Cookies

    I absolutely LOVE firing up the oven and baking this time of the year. There’s nothing like the anticipation of taking freshly baked goodies out of the oven. Another bonus is they make your home small wonderful! I love cookies, all types of...

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Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi

  My family loves this easy and delicious Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi recipe. Top with melted butter and crispy shallots for a healthy anytime meal. Serve as a main course, appetizer or side dish. It’s a vegetarian option that is belly filling for aprés ski, after...

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