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April 8, 2019

Baked Ham with Bourbon Orange Glaze

A Baked Ham with Bourbon Orange Glaze sits on a platter, ready for serving
Elevate your holiday Baked Ham by adding a homemade bourbon orange glaze! Perfect for Easter, Christmas Eve and Day and any occasion when you're feeding a lot of mouths, this ham is an amazing recipe that looks fancy but is simple to make. Bake the ham first, according to the packaging's instructions, then make the glaze. Brush the ham with glaze as it bakes to add extra flavor. Once baked, remove the glazed ham from the oven, slice and...

January 23, 2019

The Potluck: December 2018

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Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: December 2018 includes our traditional (and favorite) Christmas cookies, presents exchanged and received, some kitchen-centric items, a life-changing pair of pajama pants and more. Swing by the blog today to read the full list of things I adored during the month of December.

January 21, 2019

Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum

A woman holds a mug of Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum with both hands
Curl up with a mug of Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum this winter. Traditional Hot Buttered Rum is given a facelift with pomegranate, thanks to homemade pomegranate rum and pomegranate juice. This mixed drink starts with a combination of softened butter, dark brown sugar and spices, then add boiling water, infused rum, pomegranate juice and a little maple! Perfect for a crowd or individual, this Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum is the ultimate cozy drink.

December 31, 2018

Sparkling Ginger Cranberry Mocktail

Two Sparkling Ginger Cranberry Mocktails are shown on a dark background, surrounded by fresh cranberries and ginger
Serve up a Sparkling Ginger Cranberry Mocktail this New Year's Eve! This sparkling mocktail, which features tart unsweetened cranberry juice and spicy ginger beer, is a flavorful mixed drink to serve to individuals or a crowd. Add orange juice or apple juice to mellow the flavors for children. You can also swap ginger beer for ginger ale, too. With options to make this drink as tasty as possible, it's perfect for both adults and children!

December 19, 2018

Vegan Orange Cranberry Muffins

A stack of three Vegan Orange Cranberry Muffins stand beside a wire cooling rack with more muffins
'Tis the season for holiday breakfasts and brunch! Vegan Orange Cranberry Muffins are the perfect baked good to serve for both vegans and non-vegans alike! Fresh cranberries and orange zest work together to create scrumptious, fluffy vegan muffins. Whether you're hosting an at-home brunch, a play group or making a holiday breakfast for your family (or yourself), Vegan Orange Cranberry Muffins are the perfect wintery recipe to bake and serve!

December 17, 2018

41 Holiday Cookie Recipes You’ve Gotta Bake This December

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The holiday season is here! Celebrate by baking these 41 holiday cookie recipes that are perfect for Santa, family members, friends, neighbors, teachers and more! The Sweetest Season Virtual Cookie Exchange 2018, a yearly celebration of baked goods, was a success in its seventh year, boasting 41 new recipes from more than 30 bloggers. We should bake them ALL this season! Which cookie is YOUR go-to sweet this season? #sweetestseasoncookies