Sunday, December 16, 2012
Need a quick holiday cookie recipe? Make one of these for your parties this season.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
By Patch Staff and Sheila Duggan Chabot One of the most important holiday questions to ask yourself is: What kind of cookies will you be baking for your get-togethers this season? From sweet to savory, holiday cookies come in all shapes and sizes. And what’s better than to top off a tray of cookies than a glass of homemade eggnog? You can also check out myrecipes.com to learn how to host a successful cookie swap and view more holiday cookie recipes. Prefer to leave the baking to someone else? Several bakeries in Largo sell holiday cookies. Eggnog In a saucepan over low heat combine milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cinnamon stick and clove. Bring to a slow boil (this will take between 5-7 mins). Once the milk mixture starts to boil remove…
Friday, December 14, 2012
During the last 12 days before Christmas, Largo Patch will share gift ideas from a local business each day to help wrap up your holiday shopping.
Largo's I Love Cupcakes bakes its cupcakes, cookies, cake pops and other sweet treats daily. Winter cupcake flavors include candy cane, hot cocoa with marshmallows, gingerbread men and strawberries & champagne. Some festive flavors like candy cane have ingredients, which may appeal to adults, like peppermint schnapps. Not sure what to bring to a holiday party? Christmas platters of cookies and cupcakes are available, just call to order. The bakery will also make pies, cakes, bars, and breads. Batches can be made free of soy, gluten, egg, sugar or dairy and vegan. Plus, the hand-decorated cupcakes would make a beautiful decoration at each plate around the holiday table. With the huge variety of flavors, there is likely something to please…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Looking for something sweet this holiday season? A few local bakeries sell Christmas cookies.
One of the most delicious parts of any holiday is the dessert. And at Christmas, cookies are often the go-to sweet ending at holiday gatherings and meals. Even for those who do not have a sweet tooth, holiday cookies are often an art-feast for the eyes, such as colorful, jam-filled thumbprint cookies, iced gingerbread men and powdery-white snow balls. If baking at home is not part of your holiday plan, Largo bakeries offer a great selection of beautiful and delicious Christmas cookies. 1. Casey's Cookies 2. Cesarina's Italian Deli & Bakery 3. Frida's Cafe & Bakery 4. German Deli and International Wurst Haus Stay connected by signing up for our free email newsletter or "liking" us on Facebook. Know of a local bakery we missed? Please add it…