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Chocolate Peppermint Toffee Recipe
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Chocolate Peppermint Toffee Recipe

Photo by Erica Garlieb The end of November is rapidly approaching which means holiday baking may begin! Nothing makes me happier than Christmas cookies and eggnog. I wanted to switch things up by trying to make homemade chocolate peppermint toffee. You can eat this by itself or you can use it to top off any of your favorite holiday desserts or drinks! Try this super easy and super delicious...
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Roasted Carrot Soup Recipe

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Did you recently make a recipe that involved one or two carrots, and now you have a bag of leftover carrots sitting in your fridge? If you said yes, you have to try this amazing roasted carrot soup recipe with a nice spicy kick to it! This recipe is so simple and easy, and perfect to bring for your next Thanksgiving get-together. It’s a total crowd-pleaser! Thanks to the carrots, this soup...
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Matcha Green Tea Latte

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I’m a huge coffee drinker and my morning really isn’t complete until I’ve had some form of coffee, whether it’s black, or a mocha or cappuccino. In the afternoons, I usually drink tea, but I find that drinking plain tea, loose leaf or tea bags, can be a little underwhelming sometimes. So I’ve been experimenting with all kinds of tea lattes like London fogs (also...
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Smores Treats: 4 Sweet and Savory Recipes

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Do you remember the first time you made a smore? I remember it was in the summertime in July for me and I was with my family in the backyard after a long pool day. We decided to end the night surrounding the fire pit, as my mom passed out graham crackers, marshmallows, and bars of chocolate. I will never forget how delicious and heartwarming the experience was trying my first smore. By now...
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How to Roast Raw Pumpkin Seeds

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So you’ve finished carving the pumpkins, and now you’re wondering how to roast raw pumpkin seeds. Great news: it’s super easy! When I was a kid I really looked forward to my mom roasting the raw pumpkin seeds after our pumpkin carving. It was a fun treat after all of our “hard work,” and I loved this October tradition. Here’s a super easy recipe that takes...
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