Holiday Brie en Croute

“To fill the bowl and roll out the banel, Have ourselves a fling!” This is a lyric from one Christmas carol of many about gathering with friends and family to warm our spirits by each other’s fires throughout the holiday season. When we are invited to a party, bringing an appetizer to share is a lovely…

Persimmon Cranberry Bread

‘Tis the season for bread! Savory, sweet, crusty, crumbly or cakey… Gimme! The women in my family gathered each year for “candy making day”. It was definitely candy making, BUT there was a massive amount of bread going down! I mean a couple hundred five inch loaves. They were machines, I tell you! The classics…