Coconut-Chocolate Snow Balls

These morsels of chocolate-y bliss are my childhood’s definition of the Christmas holidays. If these weren’t being made, you might as well just haul the tree to the curb and call the whole thing off.

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Melomakarona (Greek Honey Cookies)

There is a huge debate amongst Greek circles as to which is the best Greek Christmas cookie. You’re either Team Kourambiethes, or you’re Team Melomakarona. I just say, I’ll eat yours, whatever it is, if you don’t want it.

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Christopsomo (Greek Christmas Bread)

20191224_074923Greeks like bread.  No… we LOVE bread.  There is literally a bread made specifically for every main holiday, and this doesn’t even cover the bread used daily and in religious ceremonies!

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Fursecuri Cu Stafide (Romanian Rum Raisin Cookies)

20191008_175343As handy as Google translate can be, there are times when it really kind of sucks.  Like when you’re trying to read recipes in Romanian.  I’m pretty sure these cookies aren’t really called raisins with raisins, because that seems kind of redundant.

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Candied Oranges

20190815_142327Each year we are bombarded with fruits from our trees and that of my parents.  I’ve decided that the best way to “share the love” is to make a variety of treats to pass on to friends and loved ones.

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Family & Fire

20180106_101801Seriously, this is about as un-goofy of a picture of my boys that I can get.  I know it may seem a little late to post a Christmas story, but when part of your Christmas was late, it just kind of works out that way.

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