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  • Yule Log Research

    Who doesn’t look forward to a slice of yule log during the holidays? This log shaped cake is a real treat and can be taken in so many directions. You can do red velvet cake, vanilla, strawberry but chocolate is always popular. Rather than plain chocolate, let’s give it depth with some coffee. A mocha yule log is a fun play on the traditional version. Every bite is so rich and decadent. Aside from making sure it tastes good, yule logs are about presentation. It should look like a log and when you slice into it the cake and cream filling must create a beautiful spiral. Check out the mocha yule log recipe below. Ingredients Serves 12 Cake • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided • ½ cup cake flour • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder • 4 large eggs,…

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  • Yule Leg History

    The Yule Log This is a holiday cake called the Yule Log also known as the Christmas Log or Buche de Noel. This cake that is made at Christmastime dates back to the 19th century. At this time rolled sponge cakes filled with jam or cream and covered with butter cream icing began to be mentioned in European cookbooks. They were usually decorated with marzipan or meringue. The rolled shape of the cake was to remind one of a log and was typically covered with chocolate butter cream to look like the…

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  • Christmas Tradition

    a dead stump symbolizing the dead Nimrod coming back to life in Tammuz. Some also stress that the Christmas tree represents the tree of knowledge of good and evil taking into account that the Babylonians considered the fall of profit to them. In as many as ten Bible references, the green tree is associated with idolatry and false worship. It is interesting to note Jeremiah 10:3-4 ῾῾ for the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the…

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  • Seanmhair's Narrative Essay

    I’ll get the door,” her grandmother called from the living room. “It’s Kendrick, I’m sure,” she replied. She overheard the greetings from the living room, Seanmhair wishing Kendrick a Merry Christmas. She couldn’t catch much of their conversation. But she could hear her Grandmother teasing Kendrick and she heard their laughter. Kendrick stood in the kitchen doorway with two bottles of wine, one in each hand. He walked right up and wrapped his arms around Aileana. He pulled her in close to his…

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  • Spookley The Square Pumpkin Analysis

    Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a musical about accepting each other’s differences. On Halloween one day on Holiday Hill Farm, Jack the scarecrow finds a pumpkin in the patch- only unlike the other pumpkins- Spookley is square. Much to the dislike of the others, the Toms, BoBo, and the Honeydoos, Spookley is bullied for being square. It’s only until Spookley saves the day with support from his new best friend spiders- Edgar, Allan, and Poe that the pumpkins realize being different is great after…

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  • My Siblings-Personal Narrative

    Growing up without any siblings is a life no one should have to live. At least that’s what I thought as a child. Struggling through family gatherings and visits to grandma’s house are no fun without someone to pester along the way. I couldn’t remember a time when I wasn’t asking my parents for a baby brother or sister. They refused to reason with me, so I took matters into my own hands. The upcoming Christmas I asked Santa Claus to bring me a younger sibling and he carefully considered my…

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  • Personal Narrative: Switching Places With Santa Claus On Christmas

    If I were to switch places with somebody for a day, I’d switch places with Santa Claus on Christmas day. Why, you ask? The answer is simple. To ruin Christmas for all the little girls and boys. As Santa Claus, I would fill their presents with their past pet animal’s rotting corpses. They would smell the stench of rotting flesh, unable to figure what it’s coming from, but when it’s time to open presents they’ll let out a blood curdling scream. Oh, how I’ll laugh my jolly Santa Claus laugh, my…

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  • Day Essay: 10 Decoration Ideas For Valentine Day

    10 Decoration Ideas for Valentine Day. Valentine Day is celebrated on 14th February every year with great enthusiasm. There are various theories regarding the origination of Valentine Day celebration and one most supported belief during Middle Ages among the people of France & England was that on 14th February, bird-mating season started and people saw it as a day of romance and love. Today, valentine day is celebrated across the world with great enthusiasm as a day of celebrating love,…

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  • I Love Christmas Essay

    Imagine a world where there is no Christmas; people would be miserable without the holiday. I adore many other holidays such as: the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Easter, et cetera, but Christmas is easily my favorite. There are multiple reasons as to why it is my favorite whether it is the food, culture, or even the fulfilling memories. Here are various senses on why I love everything about Christmas. First, there are presents given and received during Christmas and it reminds people that if…

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  • Personal Narrative: Santa On His Way Home

    Santa on his way home As the 23th of december 2015 became 24th, santa’s old clock rang as he rose from his warm bed prepared for days of hard work. Together with his reindeers he flew around the world handing out every present in his big brown christmas sack. Eventually there was only one present left and it was addressed to the famous scientist Berry who was studying penguins on the south pole. Santa had never been that far south before but decided that it wasn't going to stop him. When he…

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