Pineapple Ginger Lime Popsicles with Serrano

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Sweet and spicy is one of my very favorite flavor combinations. In this sinus-clearing, breath-easy popsicle, the energizing powers of ginger and lime combine with sweet, tropical pineapple, spicy, floral serrano peppers and raw Mexican piloncillo. The result is a lovely layer of flavors that tastes great and really gets you going. Yield: 28 ounces; 7 (4-ounce) popsicles or 28 …

Homemade for the Holidays

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For a time of year that’s supposed to be abundant with jollyness and cheer, it seems like it’s way too easy to get stressed out and under pressure around the holidays, especially when it comes to gift-giving. All too often, we get totally wrapped up (pun intended, ha!) in buying things. Picking the perfect book or perfume or scented candle …

Spicy Sweet Potato & Pear/Toasted Almond Mini-Muffins

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In preparing for my voyage home to Texas, I decided to work on a couple of holiday sweets this week to share when I arrive. Nana has a tried-and-true repertoire of annual cookies (including Saltine Brittle, Hello Dollies and traditional Kolaczki) but it’s always nice to add something new and different (and that she didn’t have to make!) to the …