TIPS & ADVICE
They can be eaten for breakfast on Christmas morning, given as gifts, or sliced for a buffet for an open house: holiday yeast breads come in a beautiful array of shapes and flavors.
Homemade fruitcakes don't deserve their bad rap—they're wonderful confections of rum- or brandy-soaked dried fruit, toasted nuts, and candied citrus and cherries. They're also a symbol of good luck for the New Year. The longer they ripen, the better they get!
Gingerbread comes in many forms: gingerbread boys and girls, gingerbread houses, and old-fashioned gingerbread cake (not to mention gingerbread lattes and gingerbread waffles)!
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