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!
Cranberry breads and muffins keep well, make tasty breakfasts, snacks, and side dishes, and they're great as gifts, too!
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