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A Toast to the last Sphere Magazine December 1978

The last issue of one of the greatest food magazines, plus a New Year’s Eve recipe to toast the New Year.

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Whitefish Pate

Smoked Whitefish Spread

A delicious and easy-to-make appetizer to serve on New Year’s Eve!

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Some Favorite Holiday Foods

Here are some of my favorite foods to make for Christmas!

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Crescent Cookies

Cardamom-Cinnamon Crescent Cookies

These delicate cookies shaped into crescents and rolled in powdered sugar are a traditional Christmas favorite for many.

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English Toffee Cookies

Mom’s English Toffee Cookies

I grew up with these cookies and still make them every Christmas. They always remind me of my mom.

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Almond Sticks

Scandinavian Almond Bars

I found this cookie recipe that my mom had marked as “wonderful” in her recipe box so of course I had to try them!

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Advent Tea 2022

There hasn’t been an annual Advent Tea at our church for three years because of Covid, but it came back yesterday!

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Christmas Ribbon Cookies

These are my husband’s all-time favorite Christmas cookies!

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