Easy mini quiches for the holidays (or any party)
As you are probably aware by now, the holidays are fast approaching. That means holiday parties of all varieties, office parties, cocktail parties, dinner get-togethers and, of course, the big family gatherings. All require you to contribute something, am I right? And if you are anything like me, you are swamped with random and sundry other things. Like work. Or watching bootlegged copies of Downton Abbey. You could always bring the obligatory bottle of wine, but why not put forth a teensy bit of effort and make a hot appetizer? You might find yourself the hero of the party, and really, it only took you about 10 minutes of active cooking.
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From the to-bake list: Peppermint gooey bars recipe
I think Im part psychic. Call it womens intuition. Call it reading the future. I think I have a little bit of it in me. For example: I know that Jordan is going to flip out over doing homework after school. I know that shes going to tell me she wants pizza for dinner. I know that Im going to try not to have a glass of wine tonight, but that I will fail. See? Im psychic. So when I tell you I know youre going to love these Peppermint Gooey Bars, Im right you will. I can see the future.
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Spiced Rum Pumpkin Poppers
I made these a while ago. Actually, I think I made them in September, the very moment the temperature dropped below 90, giving me the courage to fire up my oven. The novelty of the fall season and the brisk 80-degree weather inspired me to bake something with pumpkin, as you do in the fall. I dont really have a good reason for why it has taken me so long to post these, but I feel like my timing is actually impeccable. It seems like a huge chunk of our population needs a reminder: Its still fall!
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