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25+ of Our Staff’s Favorite Holiday Cookies & Sweets

Here are some of our TipsFromTown staff’s favorite Holiday Treats. Happy Baking and Happy Holidays from our TipsFromTown Family! Also See Our Staff’s 25+ Favorite Festive Cocktails. 1. Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies. 2. Magic Layer Bars 3. A (Skinny) Magic Layer Bar 4. Holiday Cookie Bars. 5. Chocolate Covered Buckeyes. 6. Tammy’s Creamy, Crunchy Nanaimo Bars 7. Maple Cut-Out Cookies 8. Candy Canes & White Chocolate Peppermint Bark 9. Beth’s Easy Reindeer […]

Where to Eat Near Dyker Heights

Heading to Dyker Heights to see the lights? Here are a few options for where to eat. Around Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge, there are tons of Italian options. You can also head up to Carroll Gardens for more of a variety and do some shopping while you’re there.  • • • • • Dyker Hts […]

Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Candy Canes only make sense when preparing Christmas cookies. Closetcooking.com posted this simple recipe. Perfect as a gift and/or for your local cookie exchange!

Spice-Infused Vodka Cocktail

Ever made your own infused vodka?  Here’s a spiced-up version to try from Mixologist, Jason Robey from Tito’s website. Ingredients: 2 oz tomato water ice cube 3 good dashes of celery bitters 2 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka, infused 1 bar spoon of pickle brine Directions:  To make your infusion, combine 1 cucumber, coriander, cardamom, white and […]

Butternut Squash Soup-Healthier Version and Easy

This is a light and tasty lunch or light dinner.

Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan. 3. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 4. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 5. Cranberry Mojito 6. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 7. Figtini 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 10, Sidecar Martini with a Limoncello Twist 11. Apple Cider Sangria 12. Spiced Cabernet 13. Cranberry Margaritas […]

Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan

I always associated Manhattans as being a drink for old people. But this isn’t your grandma’s Manhattan. (Though I guess I am getting older.) What makes this Manhattan special? Using dry and sweet vermouth keeps this cocktail from turning too sweet. Ingredients 2 ounces good bourbon (like Woodford Reserve or Maker’s Mark) 1/2 ounce dry vermouth 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth […]

Must-Have Creamy Red and White Pearl Onions with Bacon

This is one of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes. In fact, one year, I decided to omit it and sat at the table with my heaping plate of food and felt regret. Not only are the onions to die-for, but you’ll want to sop up the sauce on a piece of bread! I wrote this down […]

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