Quick holiday treats
Holiday time means cookie time, but with the demands of the holiday season it’s not always possible to spend hours baking. This year, try fast and fun holiday cookie- inspired Chex Party Mix recipes that bring your favorite flavors to life in just 15-minutes in the microwave. Recipes, C2
The “12 Days of Christmas” is captured in a new line of cookie molds based on the holiday carol.
They’re from House on the Hill and were commissioned by its owner/baking instructor Connie Meisinger.
The original designs of the wood resin composite molds, such as this “Partridge in a Pear Tree,” can be used to bake springerle, gingerbread or shortbread as well as shape marzipan.
The roughly 2-by-3-inch molds are $28.50 each at houseonthehill.net.
Thank Martha Stewart, for Martha Wrap.
It marries parchment paper and foil — “aluminum insulates, parchment protects” — which gives you the nonstick properties of the parchment and the crimp qualities of foil, and the easy clean of both, which is a plus during this busy baking-cooking season.
Oven- and freezer-safe, testers liked how it worked roasting fish en papillote and lining cupcake pans for fruit-rich (read: sticky) muffins.
It’s $6 for a 40-foot roll at shop.marthastewart.com.