Many bloggers are now inspired with the fast-approaching Christmas holidays. As we move forward from the first week of December, food and gift ideas come in pouring. Here are some food blogs that can give you a good head start on what to prepare and look forward to this Christmas holidays.
This lengthy blog post contains everything you need to know about royal icing cookies. The Curvy Carrots shares the rules, recipes, and tips on how to make really beautiful royal icing cookies which will be perfect as holiday giveaway or special treats during the National Cookie Day!
Talk of Tomatoes has a string of ideas on how to make interesting gifts right from your kitchen. Read up on the inspiration by the book Gifts Cooks Love and a recipe for Candied Chipolte Pecans, you can start your holiday gift planning without really having to shop for common gifts.
This latest entry in Creampuffs in Venice is on the third day of its Twelve Days of Cookbooks series featuring the blogger’s favorite cookbooks. This recent entry features Rosetta Costantino’s My Calabria: Rustic Family Cooking from Italy’s Undiscovered South. Catch up on this series and find some very good insights that will help you find the perfect recipe books that will define your 2011.
Pinch My Salt shares the latest bread-making experience in making the Italian Christmas bread, the Panettone. Although this task was a failure, this entry will give you an idea what went wrong with the process and how these lessons can serve as an important references in making your perfect panettone.
If you’ve always wondered about wine, this is a good blog that will give you some insight on the bottles that you will mostly find in stores and are under twenty bucks. In this post, the blog features Gewürztraminer, a dry spicy white wine which can decorate your holiday winebar. Read up on the great pairings with this white and the recommended label.