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Spiked Gingerbread Bars Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup Unsalted Butter, Room temperature 1 cup Granulated Sugar 1/3 cup Light Brown Sugar 1/3 cup Unsulfured Molasses 2 large Eggs, Room temperature 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract 2 cups Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons Baking Soda 2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon 2 teaspoons Ground Ginger 1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon Allspice 1/2 … Continue reading Spiked Gingerbread Bars Recipe

3 Ingredient Eggnog Dip

Eggnog Pudding Dip is the easiest Christmas dessert recipe – just 3 ingredients to make an eggnog dip with gingerbread dippers or use it for a pie filling! Ingredients 1 3.4 ounce box vanilla pudding mix 1 ½ cups eggnog 1 8 ounce container whipped topping Pinch ground nutmeg for garnish Gingerbread Cookies for serving Instructions Whisk together pudding mix and eggnog. Let sit … Continue reading 3 Ingredient Eggnog Dip

The 3 Most Important Wine Tips for the Holidays

©CASARAGURU/GETTY IMAGES Whether you’ve already started filling your calendar with holiday events or plan to play host/hostess to your own seasonal soireé, chances are you’ll be gifting (or accepting) many a bottle of the good grape stuff. But before you stockpile a few (or 12) bottles from Trader Joe’s, there are three important details to … Continue reading The 3 Most Important Wine Tips for the Holidays

Overnight Eggnog Coffee Cake

A beautiful cake to wake up to on holiday mornings! Ingredients MIDDLE CRUMB LAYER: 1/3 cup granulated white sugar 1 tablespoon all purpose flour 1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg CAKE BATTER: 1 cup granulated white sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature 1 cup eggnog 8 ounces sour cream 1 teaspoon rum extract 2 large eggs 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg GLAZE: 1/2 cup powdered … Continue reading Overnight Eggnog Coffee Cake

Red Wine Tomato Soup

Rich, creamy tomato soup with a hint of red wine. Ingredients Red Wine Tomato Soup 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium carrot, finely diced Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Splash of red wine vinegar 1/3 cup red wine 1/4 cup all purpose flour 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 dried bay leaf 28-30 ounces vegetable broth 2 28 ounce cans whole tomatoes with basil, preferably san … Continue reading Red Wine Tomato Soup

DIY Halloween Wine Bottle Candle Holders

Black Halloween candle holders made from wine bottles — a classic look, reusable, and easy to make! Happy Hallowe’en Wine Lovers! To make your Halloween wine bottle candle holders, follow these 6 easy steps: Step 1: Shop for Wine Bottles & Supplies Your Halloween shopping list: 1 case of empty wine bottles 12 black and/or … Continue reading DIY Halloween Wine Bottle Candle Holders

Spiked Halloween Punch

Ingredients orange soda sparkling wine vanilla ice cream Instructions Mix one part soda with one part sparkling wine. Add scoop of ice cream to wine glass. Fill glass with soda/wine mixture.               By: Kara (Grabbed from: https://www.happygoluckyblog.com/halloween-wine-glasses-spiked-halloween-punch/)

Top 10 Sparkling Wine Tips for 2020

10. DON’T FORGET TRENTODOC With the excitement surrounding Italy’s sparkling wine scene – whether that concerns the sales surge of Prosecco to the fine fizz status of Franciacorta – this nation’s other source of bubbles does seem to get forgotten about. This area is Trentino-Alto Adige, a beautiful area of hillside vineyards in the foothills … Continue reading Top 10 Sparkling Wine Tips for 2020