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Sweet and Spicy Orange-Scented Nuts

Sweet and Spicy Orange-Scented Nuts are a delicious homemade holiday gift, addition to a cocktail party spread, or anytime snack.  Pin the Recipe With the holiday season upon us, this month’s theme for The Recipe ReDux is Adding Merriment to Mixes, which challenged us to come up with DIY offerings from our kitchen. Whether for hostess gifts or holiday gifts, there are lots…

Iced Orange-Cranberry Biscotti {Recipe}

Iced Orange-Cranberry Biscotti are a delicious dairy-free dessert that’s easy to make and elegant to serve. A great homemade gift to bring to a friend’s house for brunch or to wrap as a holiday gift.  Biscotti, or as I grew up calling it and it’s known in the Jewish tradition, mandel bread, looks so fancy, but is shockingly easy to make….