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Cherries Jubilee- A Dessert Fit For A Queen (or King)

New Years is just around the corner, and I’m planning on having a small get-together with some friends and family. Of course, dessert is my favorite part of the meal and is usually the “show-stopper” of my dinners. I’ve made a lot of cakes, cookies and bars lately, and want to serve something a little more…exciting. Something that would impress and entertain my guests.

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A Great Tart to Start the New Year Right

This year, we’re celebrating New Year’s Eve at home with family. No noisy crowds, expensive drinks and glittery outfits. Instead, we’ll play cards and games to win “white elephant” gifts, listen to holiday music, and maybe watch a classic movie like It’s a Wonderful Life or a Hitchcock thriller. We also love good food and everyone brings something festive and delicious to share. This year, I plan to make a Blue Cheese Appetizer Tart. Colorful, elegant, and distinctive – seems like a great way to start the new year!

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A Holiday Tradition: Cinnamon Spiced Yeast Bread Called Pawmaw’s Coffee Cake

There are a number of traditions in my family, but one is close to sacred. That tradition involves a special yeast bread or coffee cake made originally by my grandmother and now made by my mother. This coffee cake is served at our casual family Christmas Eve supper. Then, the leftovers are served the next morning for Christmas breakfast. The only name we have ever used for this special pull-apart type bread is Pawmaw’s Coffee Cake.

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A Homemade Holiday- Who Can Resist Caramel Popcorn?

So…do you have all of your Christmas shopping done yet? This is the question that keeps haunting me. Everyone has been asking me this with the holiday drawing near and quite frankly, no I don’t! I mean, I have the main gifts purchased- for my mom, dad, sister and the fiancé…but there are a lot of people that I want to give a little something to, but I have no idea what to get them.

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Fudgy Peppermint Cake - A Beautiful & Delicious Holiday Dessert

Chocolate and peppermint are two of my favorite flavors and when combined – well, it just doesn’t get any better. When I saw Fudgy Peppermint Cake being developed in the Test Kitchens, I was the first in line to volunteer to participate in the tasting sessions. Well, somebody has to do it :)

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Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen Experts

The Test Kitchen creates the Land O'Lakes recipes you trust. Take a look behind the scenes to learn how they do it.

Friends of the Test Kitchen

Get inspired by our favorite bloggers as they invite you in their kitchen to dish on recipes and feeding those they love.

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• Ree Drummond •

As a busy mom who writes about food, family and living on her ranch in Oklahoma, the kitchen is Ree's frontier.

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• Sadie •

Sadie is a creative cook who looks for culinary inspiration everywhere. Her family's small dairy farm in Minnesota has been a part of the Land O'Lakes cooperative since 2005.

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