How to Bring Oktoberfest to ‘Cuse

With the end of September comes a gentle reminder that we live in a frozen tundra. But more importantly, the most glorious, globally renowned festival of beer comes around this time of year: Oktoberfest. The festival originated in Munich, Germany, on October 12th, 1810, to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig. Since then the celebration has only become bigger, better, and a little bit crazier. You may … Continue reading How to Bring Oktoberfest to ‘Cuse

5 Ways To Use Your Extra Candy Canes

‘Tis the season for minty, sugar-loaded candy canes. Each December they creep into your life until you’re candy cane-d out. Professors hand them out on the last day of class, your friends attach them to gifts, and your family buys way too many to scatter around the house during the holidays. It seems like they don’t completely disappear until March. But have no fear—if you have … Continue reading 5 Ways To Use Your Extra Candy Canes

Apple-Cranberry Cobbler

Whipping together two holiday classics, the Apple-Cranberry Cobbler steals your heart after the very first morsel. Hot apple filling, sweet berry sauce, and spicy cinnamon blend the best of fall flavors into one dulcet bite. —Alexa Diaz, contributing writer at Baked. Follow Alexa on Twitter @alexalucina. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: • Refrigerated pie crust • 6 gala apples … Continue reading Apple-Cranberry Cobbler

Pumpkin Meringue Pie

When winter rolls around, forget treating your loved ones to a gift under the tree—instead, focus on a present inside the oven. The fluffy, light meringue puts a delightful twist on your traditional pumpkin pie. The infusion of warm spices and classic pumpkin filling will keep this dessert on your mind for seasons to come. —Alexa Diaz, Baked contributing writer. Follow Alexa on Twitter @alexalucina. Prep … Continue reading Pumpkin Meringue Pie

6 Recipes For A Healthier Holiday

Holiday parties tempt us with delicacies like deviled eggs, meatballs, and pigs in buttery croissant blankets. But each bite adds to the number of calories we consume and the subsequent swell of our waistlines. To avoid wintry weight woes and stay summertime fine, make homemade meals by substituting classic holiday pound-packers with healthier substitutes. —Lateshia Beachum, Baked contributing writer  Christmas Classic: Deep-fried turkey Deep-fried turkey is … Continue reading 6 Recipes For A Healthier Holiday