GIFT: Change The Life Of A Needy Family

The best gift of all: a cow, goat, sheep or chickens to a very needy family. Photo courtesy Heifer International.   If you’re finished with shopping for nice-but-not-life-changing gifts for the people you care about, how about helping a family you don’t know, who will be grateful to you forever? Perhaps the most important gift…
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RECIPE: Candy Cane Fudge Brownies

Candy cane fudge brownies? How can you resist this delicious recipe from Lauryn Cohen of BellaBaker.com. The recipe becomes “Peppermint Brownies” any time of the year: Just crush hard peppermint candies instead of candy canes. CANDY CANE FUDGE BROWNIES RECIPE Ingredients 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 12 pieces 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Candy Cane Martini

Turn your Martini into a Candy Cane Martini. Photo courtesy Bagatelle Restaurant | NYC.   You can turn any Martini into a Candy Cane Martini by adding a half ounce peppermint schnaps (or more to taste). At Bagatelle, a bistro with locations in Los Angeles and New York, they’ve turned the concept into what they…
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