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Holidays

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  • Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park

    Annual Festival of Light Moves To Bushnell Park
    Say it isn't so! No more holiday Festival of Lights on Constitution Plaza? This from the mayor's office. Somehow I just don't think it will be the same... "A beloved 47-year-old holiday tradition in the City of Hartford is getting reinvigorated thanks to...
  • Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

    Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
    Like always, Christmas seemed to bombard us this year. As soon as Halloween passed, yup, there they were in the foyer of Home Depot. Sparkly, shining, blinking decorations. Just as the turkey was digested, the carols came on the radio and the stockings...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Mother's biscotti

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Mother's biscotti
    These classic cookies, flavored with sliced almonds, will keep for weeks in an airtight container. Biscotti is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great ideas, including quick and simple...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Beer brittle

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Beer brittle
    Now you can drink your beer and eat it too. Flavor this crunchy brittle with a good dark beer, such as a stout or an amber ale, for rich caramel notes. It's a fun gift, and it comes together in less than 30 minutes. Beer brittle is just one way to get...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brownies
    With a delicate, crisp crust enveloping a wonderfully ooey-gooey filling, this amazingly rich brownie takes perfection and coats it in chocolate, and then drizzles over even more chocolate just for good measure. These wonderfully rich brownies are...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars
    Have you ever tried to make your own marshmallows? They may be a little tricky (yes, a thermometer is involved), but they can be a lot of fun, and make great gifts. Add a little spice to flavor them however you’d like – cinnamon, lemon,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate pecan turtles

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate pecan turtles
    Still looking for a last-minute gift idea? I have your solution: chocolate pecan turtles. These little goodies come together in less than an hour, and you can't go wrong with chocolate. Or pecans. Or caramel. Did I mention simple? Just be sure to make...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Baklava

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Baklava
    Our favorite baklava recipe is rich with butter, and the sweet dessert has a gentle tang from fresh lemon juice. Rich yet delicate baklava is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great...
  • Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate with 37 recipes

    Happy Hanukkah! Celebrate with 37 recipes
    Happy Hanukkah! To help you celebrate, we've compiled 37 of our favorite holiday recipes. From light appetizers to filling main courses, savory side dishes and sweet desserts, there's something for a variety of tastes. Many dishes come together quickly,...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Fig bars

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Fig bars
    Vanilla-scented fig bars are wonderfully sweet homemade gifts, and the recipe is a worthy addition to any cookie repertoire. Working with the dough can be tricky. Our recipe, adapted from "Desserts by the Yard" by Sherry Yard, recommends centering the...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brown sugar shortbread

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brown sugar shortbread
    Rich brown sugar shortbread has caramel and molasses notes. This recipe makes enough dough for two pans' worth of cookies, so you can try your hand at baking them in round pans or as bars. Baked in pans, the wedge cookies will retain more moisture, giving...