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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 excited to make our own traditions and celebrate together. Christmas time in Ljubljana was something the …

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, because believe me guys–it’s amazing stuff. We heard about “Kuhano Vino” over and over again …

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 go bad? I get it from my dad…”Don’t you dare throw that away! People in …

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 year I made Anna May, Everyday’s Granola, which is actually my all-time favorite granola recipe.  If …