Sazerac cookies are just one fun holiday baking idea. Don’t miss the list. Photo: Moriah VanVleet

African chicken peanut stew (Simply Recipes)
Chocolate maker profiled, new sushi burritos hit Berkeley, growler delivery in Albany, more (Nosh)
Santa, ugly sweaters and New Year’s Eve in Alameda (Downtown Alameda Business Assn.)
Looking for holiday baking inspiration? Start here (Nosh)
Christmas Eve dinner recommendations right here in the East Bay (East Bay Loop)
East Bay NYE dining options to ring in 2016 (East Bay Loop)

Bookmark Berkeleyside NOSH for East Bay food news and stories, and follow Berkeleyside NOSH on Twitter, and on Facebook. Share photographs with Nosh on Instagram and Flickr.