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Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ljubljana

Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ljubljana

Christmas of 2014 was a time of new traditions in the Taste of Divine household. The hubby has been deployed over Christmas twice, but this was the first time I’ve been away from home for the holidays, and we were…

Kuhano Vino (Mulled Wine)

Kuhano Vino (Mulled Wine)

Mulled wine. Aka “kuhano vino” in Slovenia, “gluhwein” in Austria, “varené víno” in Slovakia, and “forralt bor” in Hungary. This hot drink is very popular around Europe during Christmas time. I don’t know why it isn’t more popular in the US,…

Dark Chocolate Bark

Dark Chocolate Bark

I absolutely HATE wasting food. Seriously. The hubby makes fun of me because I will make really weird leftover combinations to use up the food we already have. Spaghetti pie? Tostada with any mixture of veggies that are starting to…

Real Food Holiday Treats and Maple Granola

Real Food Holiday Treats and Maple Granola

Christmas time is full of peace, joy, and sugar.  I figure most people have plenty of sugary treats around this time of year, so I like to give gifts that are a little healthier (but still just as tasty!). This…