Salted Pistachio Brittle and Christmas Croquembouche This Time Last Year

Salted Pistachio Brittle and Christmas Croquembouche This Time Last Year

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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• Some ideas for festive champagnes and sparkling wines to toast the New Year.

Cleaning and cooking a whole Dungeness crab is not the most pleasant of tasks, but so worth it!

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• Is your dishwasher working overtime right now? Here's how to help it run better.

• Making the dough for breakfast rolls the night before means we get to sleep in a few extra minutes!

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• Here are a few tips on how to politely get guests to leave the kitchen.

• We're making this breakfast strata on Christmas morning.

Salted pistachio brittle is a great last minute food gift.

• No coffee maker? No problem. Here's how to make a big batch of coffee with a few kitchen basics.

Gingerbread ornaments are so much fun to make with kids.

• Don't forget to clean these kitchen nooks and crannies before guests arrive.

We covet these gorgeous table linens from E.A.T.

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