Gluten-Free Holiday Treats! 🎄

The holiday season is here and that means it’s time to break out the holiday goodies! Christmas cakes, puddings, and mince pies are gobbled up each year by millions. However, up until recent years, some people have had to miss out on British Christmas goodies. With wheat allergy and Celiac awareness, vast majorities of food …

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Mince Pies

Nearly everyone loves pie, so when you hear about having pie during the holidays, it turns some heads. While beloved pies like apple and pumpkin are served during the holidays, mince pies are the true holiday crowd pleaser. Mince pies have been around since the 1600s and believe it or not, they were originally filled …

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Christmas Foods Around the World – part 1 of 3

Over the recent years, I have been learning new Christmas traditions and rituals in other parts of the world, particularly the UK. In one of my recent posts, I talked about Christmas crackers which was something new to me. Growing up in California, Christmas was a totally different thing. For one, we didn’t have snow …

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Mince Pies Are Back for the Holidays!

It’s the holiday season, and that means mince pies are back in stock in those brick-and-mortar stores as well as online. (For some strange reason, they become quite scarce during the rest of the year.)Mince pie has been a holiday tradition for centuries, going back as far as the early 1400s and were served at …

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Prepping for the Holidays — Mince for All

Mince pies are one of those holiday traditions that have changed over the years but continue to thrill many who can’t wait until these seasonal treats are once again in stock. Hubby and I are among those who make sure we have plenty on hand every year! Mince pies were originally “mincemeat” pies where they …

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The Story of Mr. Kipling’s Cakes

Mince pies and bakewells and cakes, oh my — you’ll find these and more in the Mr. Kipling product lineup. This British company has been busy baking and bringing scrumptious joy to several generations now. During the winter holidays, they are especially popular. Forty-three years ago a revolution in how people shopped for their fine …

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Mince Pie Mania

Mince pie mania has set in at our house. One of the best things about the winter holidays — and that gets our hearts to beating a bit faster — is the reappearance of mince pies on the market. My first mince pie memories are from childhood. My father would cut a quarter section out …

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