Happy Hour Friday

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by Cathy

    It’s the Friday before Christmas and no doubt you are cooking, shopping, wrapping or possibly entertaining. If guests are coming over, why not impress them with these Candy Cane Cocktails?                         Ingredients:   1 shot of vanilla rum 1 shot of white chocolate… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Egg Nog

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by courtney

Indulge with REAL egg nog this holiday season, and leave the skim milk and Equal for the springtime!     Egg Nog Ingredients 4 large eggs (yolks and whites separated) 1/3 cup sugar 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 Tbs freshly grated nutmeg 3 ounces bourbon or rum 1 Tbs sugar pinch… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Peanut Butter Blossoms

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by courtney

Making Christmas cookies is one of our favorite holiday traditions, and this is one of our all-time favorite recipes! Do you make the same cookies each year? Which do you make?     Peanut Butter Blossoms   Makes about 3 dozen   Ingredients 1/2 c. butter (unsalted is best, but salted works fine) 1/2 c…. Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Mulled Wine

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by courtney

Baby, it’s cold outside! Stay warm (and make your house smell wonderful!) with a simmering pot of mulled wine!   Mulled Wine yields about 4 glasses   Ingredients 1 (750 ml) bottle red wine 1 orange, zested and juiced 1/4 cup brandy (optional) 1/4 cup honey or sugar 8 whole cloves 6 whole black peppercorns… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Candied Yams

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by courtney

A retro Thanksgiving classic – it’s hard to believe this is considered part of dinner and not dessert!     Candied Yams with Marshmallows   Makes about 8 servings   Ingredients 5 yams/sweet potatoes, sliced ¼ cup butter ½ cup packed brown sugar 3 Tbs orange juice ¼ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp ground ginger… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipe – Classic Green Bean Casserole

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by courtney

From scratch or with the help of Campbell’s, Thanksgiving isn’t complete without a little green bean casserole!   Classic Green Bean Casserole   Ingredients 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon soy sauce dash ground black pepper 4 cups cooked cut fresh green beans 1 1/3… Read more »

Ruby Lane Retro Recipes – Witches’ Brew

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by courtney

A bubbling witches’ cauldron filled with murky libations is sure to entice the neighborhood ghosts and goblins (and princesses) this Halloween!     Ingredients 3 scoops of lime sherbet 2 quarts of pineapple juice 2 liters of ginger ale dry ice   Place scoops of sherbet into a large punch bowl or cauldron. Pour pineapple… Read more »