White Chocolate Cranberry Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

A decadent tea bread speckled with tart cranberries, crystallized ginger and white chocolate chips. If that’s not enough to thoroughly entice you then maybe the rich cream cheese frosting slathered generously over top, will.

When you bake fresh cranberries most of their overwhelming tartness is subdued leaving a sweet berry behind. The same goes for the zingy candied ginger too, the sharpness mellows out allowing a wonderful sweet and subtly spicy flavor to shine through…. 

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Stuffed Squash with Brie, Cranberries and Greens

Fresh cranberries, brie and greens come together to make a festive and flavorful filling for kabocha or acorn squash.

The cranberries add a tangy pop of sweetness to the gooey brie, tender greens and mild-mannered squash.

The best bite is when you dig deep and not only get the creamy greens but some of the dense squash on your fork too! The difference in textures is just as important as the flavors in making this surprisingly delicious…. 

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Old-Fashioned Apple Crumb Pie with Cranberries

The start of apple season is marked by the beckoning aroma of apples saturating the market air causing my mind to conjure up images of pie. Where some see a tasty piece of juicy fruit to eat out of hand I imagine all the possible desserts that can be baked. I do it to every single piece of fruit to enter my house. Without fail. It’s a sickness…. 

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Starbuck’s Cranberry Bliss Bars


A copycat recipe for Starbuck’s famed Cranberry Bliss Bars. Notes of undying love are spread all over the Internet for these beloved treats. Even though I never had an original it’s easy to see they are deserving of all the attention they’ve garnered…. 

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Easy Christmas Stollen

Stollen is a German sweet bread filled with dried fruit, nuts and sometimes marzipan. It’s typically a yeast bread, but baking powder is used instead to make this quick and easy version from King Arthur Flour…. 

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