Everyone needs a go-to cookie recipe for their Christmas baking, and here’s mine: the delicious Empire Biscuit. A dollop of raspberry jam sandwiched between two buttery shortbread biscuits, glazed with white icing and a cherry on top. You can’t tell me your mouth isn’t starting to water! Not only are these cookies incredibly tasty, but they’re pretty on a plate and are always the first to go at our holiday parties. Empire Biscuits are also really easy to make, and require ingredients you (probably) already have in your pantry.
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It didn’t happen overnight. It started with a desire to understand my fiancé’s love of pro-wrestling. He spoke with such enthusiasm about his spandex-ed heros. He giggled with child-like glee as he watched them roll around in the ring. And I didn’t get it. The allure of pro-wrestling was a mystery to me.
So I began asking questions. Who’s that guy? What’s his deal? Is he a good guy or a bad guy? And I quickly learnt that a wrestler’s “deal” is called a “gimmick”, the good guys are called faces and the bad guys are called heels. KNOWLEDGE! And so I asked more and more questions in order to quench my thirst for knowledge. Turns out, the more I knew, the more I wanted to know.
The Holidays are upon us. And even for the dedicated of fitness enthusiasts, keeping the weight down at this time of year can be filled with obstacles. Baked treats are everywhere. The Comedy Wives recipe for Candy Cane Fudge has found its way into your life. And people everywhere are busting out their elastic waist pants in preparation for a series of massive festive meals. If you want to stay on the road to fitting into the wedding dress of your dreams, you are going to need a little help. Which brings us to rule #2.
Yay! It’s Christmas, and that means its time to eat lots and lots of candy! But first you have to bake that candy … if you’re like me, that means its time to make some fudge. Great idea! But wait, fudge making is fraught with perils: you have to cook liquid sugar to dangerously high heats, beat, sweat, stir and after all that you could still end up with a pan of either sloppy sugar sauce or uncuttable rock hard candy. So I’m going to show you, in painful detail, how to make delish Candy Cane Fudge! Follow this guide and you and your comedy (or music) husband will be enjoying this fussy holiday treat right till the New Year!
I may be a Montrealer, but my mother is actually from Boston. I love my mom like crazy, so I thought it only fair to follow up my DIY: Stuffed Habs Boyfriend tutorial with a DIY: Stuffed Bruins Boyfriend tutorial.
The process is essentially the same but with a few key differences. Hit the jump to get started.