• 1 Sugar Cookie Dough, 5 Christmas Cookies

    1 month ago - By Sallys Baking Addiction

    Baking cookies this weekend? Let me help! Today I'm sharing 5 easy and approachable ways to decorate Christmas cookies. Decorated sugar cookies is the December baking challenge and my goal with this post is to keep that momentum going. If you're intimidated or nervous about making royal icing and creating adorably festive sugar cookies, this is for you.
    And so you can fully understand and see it all come together, I'm going LIVE on my Facebook page today at 1pm EST! I'll make the royal icing and decorate with you. If you can't catch me at 1pm EST, the video is always saved in my video...
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  • 5 Steps to a Stress-Free Christmas, the German Way - German Christmas

    5 Steps to a Stress-Free Christmas, the German Way - German Christmas

    1 month ago - By The Kitchn

    In London, where I'm from, the advent of Christmas is marked by frenzy. Tinsel gleams in shopping malls, lights flash, and pale turkeys line supermarket refrigerators waiting to be roasted. Everyone panics.
    But in Germany, where I now live, Christmas is a quieter affair. I've spent the last few holiday seasons in a small Bavarian village, surrounded by the solemn Alps and hushed blankets of snow. It's not just the setting, however. The Germans do Christmas differently. Teutonic traditions create a softer, simpler, and calmer atmosphere.
    So why not take the stress out of Christmas this year...
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