Cookie Swap

Heading to Monarch Lofts cookie swap tonight? If so, I’ll be there with my Polish Kolaczky Cookies. Stop by and see me and get the recipe. Otherwise, the recipe will be available in a few days over at Boston Sweetie’s blog where I’ll be writing a guest post during her December Cookie Blitz-a-thon — she’s got a cookie-a-day recipe so be sure to stop by and show her some love, too!

kolaczky-1Happy Munching!

A Grand Floridian Gingerbread House

Ingredients in the Grand Floridian Gingerbread HouseWalt Disney World’s signature gingerbread house at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is a towering achievement. It’s constructed with more than 1,000 pounds of honey, 600 pounds of powdered sugar, 800 pounds of flour, and tons of Pixie Dust and creativity.

Let’s take a moment – one week from Christmas Day – to take a needed breather from all the wrapping presents, signing cards and other hecticness to look inside this marvel from some of the most talented bakers in the country, if not the world.

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Ben and Jerry’s Schweddy Balls

So I was testing out my new iPhone. Well, the good news is I can post about great food finds on the road. Bad news is that I accidentally sent my email subscribers a blank email. So sorry!

Anyway, I found this great find in the ice cream section and wanted to share.

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Ben & Jerry’s newest flavor available in select markets is Schweddy Balls. Inspired by the “Saturday Night Live” skit with Alec Baldwin. The rum flavored ice cream has chocolate malt balls and rum balls. Delish!

Happy Thanksgiving 2010

Wishing you and your family a safe holiday!

Happy Thanksgiving! Turkey cupcake from Milwaukee Cupcake Co.A turkey cupcake from Milwaukee Cupcake Company. A yellow cake bottom with colored frosting makes the holiday fun. They also have “The Thanksgiving,” a sweet potato cake with maple syrup buttercream frosting and topped with a toasted marshmallow. Or, the “Pumpkin Spice Latte,” a pumpkin cupcake with pumpkin spiced buttercream frosting and topped with a piece of pie crust and a hint of nutmeg.

P.S. Sorry the photo’s a bit blurry. In a bit of a hurry to eat this little guy!