My Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe

I can’t resist giving in to sugar cravings during the holidays!  I’ve been making these Chocolate Crinkles since I was a kid with my mom.  Please enjoy. Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 4 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt confectioner’s sugar Mix oil, melted chocolate and sugar.  Blend in eggs one at a time.  Add vanilla. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Chill for several hours.  Using a small ice creat scoop, drop dough into confectioner’s sugar.  Place 2″ apart on a greased baking…

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Eating Healthy and Holidays Don’t Mix?

As a kitchen cabinet and kitchen design company, we realize that holiday get togethers often revolve around the kitchen – and food! We also realize that many people are trying to eat better these days – and so are we!  So we’ve given it some thought and looked to others for advice.  Our favorite nutritionist,  Nicole Cormier,  has some great tips,  which I’m repeating here with her permission. Holiday Survival Guide: Goals: 1. Eat breakfast everyday with a lean protein, fruit and whole grain 2. Drink more than 64 ounces of water per day 3. Eat more than 5 FULL…

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Welcome to the Wood Palace Kitchens blog! What makes your home special?  Yes, a brand new remodeling job is great.  But what really makes it special is the people – those who live there, and those who come to visit. We will be focusing more on that, than on kitchen remodeling,  cabinets, countertops, etc. –  although,  we love to talk about those things, too! Please feel free to give us feedback: do you agree or disagree, what is your experience, etc.  We love to hear about how people are using their kitchens to entertain, and we love sharing and receiving great recipes. Please join the fun! Tim Holick