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Christmas Eve Checklist and a Gingerbread Bûche de Noël

Christmas Eve Checklist Turn on the Tree Lights and Meditate! Glaze and Slice our Twenty-First Century Canadian Christmas Cake! Bake Cookies for Santa! Mass at the Cathedral! Light a Candle for a Loved One! Indulge in the Feast of the Seven Fishes! [at a Chinese restaurant] Drink Egg-Nog and Sing Carols in Front of the […]

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The Lunchbox Season’s Sweet Shop: Our Best Holiday Recipes

Our Family Advent Calendar begins with a Kick-Off Party on November 29th! As a warm-up to the Holiday season, we thought you’d appreciate a little guide to the best of what we’ve made so far. The Lunchbox Season’s Sweet Shop: Our Best Holiday Recipes Bûche de Noël – Christmas Yule Log Cakes Classic Chocolate Bûche de Noël […]

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Family Advent Calendar: Our Christmas Eve Checklist and A Lemon Bûche de Noël

It’s Christmas Eve! Time for cookies, merry-making, carolling, mass, a huge fish dinner, cozy pyjamas and some final Christmas preparations! And don’t miss our awesome new Bûche de Noël, The Lemon Edition!!! Christmas Eve Checklist □ Make sure there are enough cookies for Santa. If not, make some more! □ Prepare the Lemon Bûche de Noël for tomorrow’s […]

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Cannoli Bûche de Noël

Each year, for Christmas, I make a Bûche de Noël. For the past decade, I have been making my mom’s classic, 1970’s recipe with an easy chocolate cake, a lovely mocha whipped cream filling, and a heavenly chocolate icing: Click Here for that Classic Bûche de Noël Recipe. This year, I thought I’d take it […]

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Advent Shadowbox: Christmas Eve Checklist

December 24, 2011 28th Day of Advent Christmas Eve ____________________ Christmas Eve Checklist ____________________ □ Make Chocolate Chip Cookies for Santa □ Make Gingerbread Cutouts, too! □ Go to Family Mass □ Indulge in the Feast of the Seven Fishes □ Ice the Bûche de Noël □ Drink Hot Chocolate and Sing the Carols You […]

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Homebaked Holidays: Bûche de Noël

Every year, I make a Bûche de Noël. This is my mom’s recipe, drawn from some kind of glossy 70’s cookbook that came in a series along with her set of World Book Encyclopedias. Don’t be scared off by the multiple lists of ingredients & instructions! It’s relatively easy to make this cake, especially if […]

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