Salted Pistachio Brittle and Christmas Croquembouche

Salted Pistachio Brittle and Christmas Croquembouche

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Emma Christensen
Dec 17, 2010

We were deep into holiday baking this time last year, whipping up batches of pistachio brittle and impressing guests with towering croquembouche! We also had a guide to preparing Dungeness crab, some ideas for simple bruschetta appetizers, and a tip on making coffee for a crowd without a coffee maker.

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