Cranberry Crackle Tart from Baking Chez Moi

Cranberry Crackle Tart / Patty's Food

I started my holiday baking with a cranberry crackle tart from Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan.  Not a single doubt in my mind that Dorie’s sweet and tart dessert creation is a keeper.  Looking for a not so overly rich dessert to end a heavy meal like Thanksgiving?  This could be the one.  Looking […]

Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider Tea

Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider Tea / Patty's Food

  Brrrr.  The frost covered the pumpkin patch last night and it was so cold in my house this morning.  But, I am up bright and early with a hot spicy drink to help you take the edge off these freezing temperatures that have us in their grip this very cold week.  I’ve been enjoying […]

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread

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What is it about a slice of this quick bread that I find so appealing?…Maybe it’s the tender crumb or the sweetness of the white chocolate or the bright red little explosions of fresh cranberries baked in each slice?  Or maybe it’s because of the holiday tradition that dates back to my early memories of […]

Miss Patty’s Iced Pumpkin Cookies with Bittersweet Chocolate, Cranberries and Walnuts

I baked pumpkin cookies for a group of hard working accountants and staff in my husband Scott’s office who are fueled by sugar and caffeine these last few days before the October 15th tax deadline. Adapted from Elinor Klivans book bigfatcookies I added a few extra goodies to these pumpkin cookies including chocolate which is, I think, […]