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My homemade coffee eggnog gets a caffeinated boost from instant coffee, but you can jazz things up even more with the tipple of your choice.

A Cup of Cheer: Caffeinated twist on festive favorite, eggnog

My homemade coffee eggnog gets a caffeinated boost from instant coffee, but you can jazz things up even more with the tipple of your choice.

December 22, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Almost nothing elicits stronger opinions than eggnog, with views ranging from “gross” to “like angels roller-skating on my tongue.” (The first quote is from a friend, the second quote is all my own, just so you know where I stand on the subject.) Read story

Lamb and linguine: Traditional Italian dish made easy

December 22, 2021, 5:40am Food

Herb-crusted lamb, served on a bed of spinach, tomatoes and fresh linguine make this traditional Italian dish. Read story

Veggie soup good winter option

December 21, 2021, 6:01am Food

Summer vegetable gardens have been long put to bed, and winter fruits and vegetables are now on the menu. Elizabeth J. Bailey, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, says that traditional winter vegetables can be satisfying and healthy. Read story

Gingerbread cookies in New York. The holiday cookie swap is an evergreen tradition that lets you share sweetness, celebrate community and lighten the holiday baking load. (Cheyenne M.

Cookie swap a sweet tradition

Gingerbread cookies in New York. The holiday cookie swap is an evergreen tradition that lets you share sweetness, celebrate community and lighten the holiday baking load. (Cheyenne M.

December 18, 2021, 6:07am Food

The holiday cookie swap is an evergreen tradition, a terrific way to share sweetness and celebrate community (and lighten our holiday baking loads!). Read story

Bob Rosenbloom, 89, left, owner of Bob's Market, and his son Rick, 66 -- holding a $69.99 bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne that sold for $52 a month ago -- stand in an aisle of the Santa Monica, Calif., store.

Why are liquor prices rising?

Bob Rosenbloom, 89, left, owner of Bob's Market, and his son Rick, 66 -- holding a $69.99 bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne that sold for $52 a month ago -- stand in an aisle of the Santa Monica, Calif., store.

December 17, 2021, 6:03am Food

At Bob’s Market in Santa Monica, Calif., liquor and wine buyer Rick Rosenbloom hefted a 750-milliliter bottle of Veuve Clicquot Brut, one of the store’s most popular brands of Champagne. Read story

Have an English dinner for Christmas

December 15, 2021, 6:04am Food

I don’t have a drop of English blood in me, but when I think about Christmas dinner, my imagination heads directly to England. Read story

Chickpea and Potato Soup (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Chickpea and Potato Soup a one-pot meal made in minutes

Chickpea and Potato Soup (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

December 15, 2021, 6:04am Food

Fragrant spices flavor this hearty vegetarian soup. It’s a one-pot meal that can be made in 15 minutes. You just add the ingredients to the saucepan, cover with a lid and let it cook. Read story

These festive fig bars feature oatmeal shortbread layered with fig and apple filling.

Let’s get figgy with it

These festive fig bars feature oatmeal shortbread layered with fig and apple filling.

December 15, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

Last year around this time I got a burst of culinary ambition and attempted to make a steamed figgy pudding. It was a complicated, hourslong process that left my kitchen a sticky shambles, though the results were highly edible (especially with extra boozy sauce). This year, I’m leaving ambition to… Read story