12 Days of Blogmas – Day 8: Holiday Food & Drink

This is probably my FAVORITE topic on the string of posts for this awesome 12 day event! Food & Drink! I am food obsessed! Sadly, it is true not a joke – I. REALLY. AM.

Eight of my favorite holiday food & beverages…

Champagne! Goes great with almost anything! It makes you feel fancy, it tastes great and honestly, you can find this in a variety of price ranges to fit your budget. PLUS, it can be made into Champagne Cocktails – get your 50/60’s nostalgia going and look one up on Pinterest!

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate or Mocha. Hands down my favorite! I drink these all year, but for some reason they seem to taste better in the cold weather.

peppermint mocha (image from somekitchenstories.com)

Russian Tea Cookies (Recipe) (image from foodgawker.com)

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Colombian Buñuelos (my recipe is within the link)! It is a holiday tradition in Colombia to make these at Christmas with a sweet cinnamon dessert named Natilla.

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Colombian Tamales! VERY different to the Mexican & Central American countries’ tamales. There is 3 kinds of tamales for different regions of Colombia. All of them being composed of the same masa (corn “dough”, that is pretty much like Polenta).

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Refrigerator Cookies!

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Prime Rib. Oh yes, after my parents got divorced, some food traditions changed. We incorporated the prime rib into dinner as a food choice! Soooo good!

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We can’t forget everyone’s favorite, the chocolate! Oh yes when I speak of chocolate, I speak of FUDGE (40+ recipes in link). It is magical in every way; made with all kinds of “bad” for you but oh so good! Marshmallow cream is the base for this baby and of course, chocolate!

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Get inspired with food & drinks from my fellow Blogmas…

The Coastie Couple

The Petite Mrs.

12 days blogmas- day 8

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