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30 Foods You'll Never Have To Buy Again. 11 New Grilled Cheese Recipes - Quick and Easy Grilled Cheese Dinners. Gluten-Free. Taco Stuffed Shells Recipe. Here something interesting for you taco lovers. Instead of regular Italian stuffed shells last night I made Taco stuffed shells! This recipe for taco stuffed shells consists of ground beef and cream cheese for the filling and is topped with tortilla chips and cheese. Make sure to let the filling mixture have enough time to cool before stuffing the shells or you might have a sloppy mess on your handsJ. The traditional pasta sauce is replaced with a combination of salsa and taco sauce… the best part about this is you can make it as hot as you want! Everyone that tried these thought they were great and I thought the flavor was absolutely delicious. The green onions went nicely as a garnish and only adding to the flavor.

If you want you can add other things such as black olives, sour cream or whatever you like on tacos on top as well. Step 1: In a fry pan cook ground beef and add taco seasoning and prepare according to package directions. The Cook Abides. Egg Filled Croissant Cups ∙ How To by Andrews McMeel on Cut Out. Science of Cooking: Food Science, Recipes & Projects. Easy Single Serving Dessert Recipes. Single-Serving Peanut Turtle Blondies David Bowers This rich and buttery blondie, topped with so many good things, can be ready in less than three minutes.

It’s almost dangerously easy to mix up. Salty peanuts are perfect with the melted chocolate and drizzle of caramel, but if you prefer a classic “turtle” with pecans, by all means swap them in. Don’t overcook or your blondie will get tough, and do eat it warm. Single-Serving Triple-Chocolate Brownie Made in a mug or ramekin, this single-serving brownie will satisfy the strongest chocolate craving. Single-Serving Oreo Cheesecake Love cheesecake but don’t want an entire 12-serving cake on your hands? Single-Serving Mini Strawberry Shortcake If you wanted strawberry shortcake in a hurry, you could, of course, buy a package of those little yellow cakes at the supermarket and just dress one for yourself. Single-Serving Butterscotch Pudding Skip the boxed mix – there’s no tradeoff of quality for speed in this luxurious pudding recipe. Pear Pie Pop Tarts. “Positive, positive, positive!!” That’s my favorite line from Knocked Up.

Leslie Mann says it to Katherine-whatever-her-name-is when she’s all bummed out and can’t bring herself to get out of bed. I say it to Teri when she’s being a brat. I also say it to myself, outloud…every Monday morning when I look at my gigantic to-do list. I have to un-bratify myself, you know? Monday mornings require pep-talks. Pop Tarts was a genius invention. I didn’t grow up on pop tarts, unfortunately. But now that I’m a grown-up and pay taxes and parking tickets and deal with all sorts of fun stuff…I’ve made the decision that I’m gonna have pie for breakfast…and call it a pop tart.

Pears are so pretty right now. In the past two weeks, I’ve bought, like, six varieties hoping to bake with them, but just end up eating ‘em before I get the chance. For this recipe, I wanted something that wasn’t super juicy, so I went with a firm Bosc pear. Let’s start with the crust. 1. That’s all. I diced up the pears really small. 1. 33 Beautiful Things You Can Make With Food Coloring. 24 Incredibly Simple Ways To Make Your Food Taste Awesome. The Cook Abides.

Nov 13 So, Boing Boing asked me to do a recipe for them. The only caveat is that it involve caffeine. Done and Done. Make Your Chocolate Butterflies | Foood. Decorate your cupcakes, cakes and much more! You want to keep your tiny artwork inside the freezer before you will need to use them, and try no to handle them any more than necessary. They crack without difficulty, particularly if they’re thin or large. Press all the chocolate into the corner of the bag and draw your butterfly on the parchment paper, with the crease as a guide for the centre of the butterfly’s body. Begin with drawing a stick in that crease, adding wings on either side. Try for symmetry, do not worry a lot. You need to maintain your hand moving in a steady, flowing motion so you do not get any lumps or thin spots.

Carefully lift your parchment and set up it in your folded card stock, lining up the crease in the paper with the fold in the card stock. Set the butterflies inside the freezer to harden. Photo source: welivedhappilyeverafter.blogspot.com. How To Make a Bento Box for Kids. Aug05 by Guest Contributor Our Guest Contributor is Wendy Copley of Wendolonia. When my oldest son entered preschool and I had to start packing him a lunch, I was terror-struck. Up to that point his daycare had fed him his lunches.

Sure, I made his lunches on the weekend, but I usually just heated up leftovers or fixed him a bowl of mac and cheese. A lunch box full of cold foods. A lunch box full of cold foods he would be willing to put in his picky three-year-old mouth. My mind boggled. But rather than panic, I did what I do in all times of crisis: I started searching the internet. What the heck is bento, you ask? That sounds boring, you say. Ahhhh, but there’s where you’re wrong! Some people go all out when they’re packing a bento box. What you’ll need to start packing bento lunches: Don’t worry! A box — The most important piece of equipment you’ll need to pack bento lunches is some sort of box to put your food in.

About that cute part Neat and Tidy Cut shapes Roll-ups Pack it in. Two-Ingredient Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream Recipe. Brown spotted bananas were sitting on our counter, staring me down. I tried to ignore them, but they kept haunting me. It seems like I can never eat bananas fast enough. They always turn brown and beg me to put them to good use. I usually bake banana bread, banana cookies, banana cake, or use them in a smoothie. This time I decided to turn them into ice cream since it is so hot outside. I used the popular “One Ingredient Banana Ice Cream” recipe, but added peanut butter, creating a Two-Ingredient Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream. I was a little skeptical about this recipe.

I sliced up four ripe bananas and put them on a large plate. I put the frozen banana slices in my Blendtec blender. I pulverized the banana slices for a few minutes, scraping down the sides a few times. If you are looking for a new way to use up your ripe bananas, try this Two-Ingredient Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream. Ingredients: 4 large very ripe bananas 2 tablespoons peanut butter Directions: 1. 2. 24 Simple Ways to Stimulate Boring Foods (24 Pics) - Daily Dawdle (Mobile)

The Ultimate Strawberry Lemonade. One of the first times I ever realized that – HEY! I can cook for myself! – was when I first learned to make lemonade. I magically found the refrigerated lemon juice at our house and followed the directions to make my own lemonade. I stirred and stirred and stirred again until that sugar was finally dissolved. Speaking of which, what gives sugar?! Why aren’t you easier to stir into cold drinks?! Sorry for the detour. Anyway, there was a summer there where I made my own lemonade every single day, making sure to rub it in my sister’s face that I knew how to and she didn’t. The key to this being the ultimate lemonade is that you blend it up with the lemon rind in there. And any time of day for that matter.

(makes 2 pint-glass servings with ice) 3/4 cup sugar2 large lemons, microwaved for 30 seconds2 cups water1 cup of frozen strawberries, microwaved for 1 minute (you could use fresh, but I think the frozen works better here) Now if that doesn’t say summer, I don’t know what does. Mingmakescupcakes.yolasite.com/something-new.php. Avocado Truffles. Red Velvet Crêpes. I rolled my eyes at the red velvet cake trend, but now I can’t get enough. I’ll make any excuse to have ‘cake’ for breakfast– here’s my take on a classic. Red Velvet Crepes (Makes about 24, 8″ crepes) Ingredients: – 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour - 1 teaspoon baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon baking soda - 1/4 teaspoon salt - 3 tablespoons sugar - 2 cups butter milk - 1 1/4 cup whole or lowfat milk - 1 large egg - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract - 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted - 1 tablespoon red food color gel - 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted + 2 tablespoons cooking oil (for pan) *Update: Because the buttermilk lends to the acidity of this batter, do not substitute the baking soda for extra baking powder.

If you add more baking powder, and omit the baking soda, you’ll end up with a heavy and dense crepe. In order to activate the baking soda, it requires an acidic substance, which the buttermilk provides. Directions: For the Mascarpone Filling:1. For Chocolate Ganche Sauce1. 2. 3. 4. How to Make Butterbeer (Easy Way) DIY Lunchable Jars {Guest Post} Hello everyone, my name is Kayla and I run SayNotSweetAnne.com. I’m a Graphic Designer from Grand Rapids, MI and I love to craft, cook, and a variety of other things. ;D I’m very grateful for this opportunity to guest post on a Skip To My Lou, and to “meet” all of you! So, here goes!! There are some things you never outgrow. For some it’s tearing the crust off their bread or eating all of the red M & Ms first. Me, I don’t like my food to touch.

What did surprise him, and me, is that I found nothing. Now, I started this for yogurt and granola- but with this gadget the possibilities are endless! I just can’t get over how cute, useful and portable these are! Anyway, enough ranting about the jars, here’s how its done! You Will Need: 2 same mouthed mason jars. How To Make It: Take off the rings to your jars. That’s it!! One of my favorite things about this project is the lack of garbage in my lunch box. The 8oz wide mouthed jars are very bowl-like. Creamy Caprese Pasta. Sigh. It’s Monday. I know. You probably don’t have a smile on your face.

Maybe you woke up 35 minutes late and couldn’t wash your hair. Dumped hot coffee on your new white shirt? Couldn’t fit into your new white shirt? Or maybe you dropped your last allergy pill – the only thing that keeps you from scratching out your eyeballs in May – down the garbage disposal. That only means one thing. Mondays are for grown ups. But I have some good news! Monday just got a whole lot more tolerable. Shucks… I sort of like Monday now. So – the pasta! Am I gonna give it up or what?

Creamy Caprese Pasta serves 4-6 1 pound whole wheat pasta (noodles such as penne work best) 1 cup of your favorite pasta/tomato sauce 1/3 cup heavy cream or half and half 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese + more for garnish 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes 1 pint of grape tomatoes (I cut some in half and left some whole) 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Take that Monday. Cooking for 2 recipes | cooking for one recipes | Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups.

Soooooo… you know that episode of Sex and the City where Miranda has to dump dish soap on top of chocolate cake just so she will stop eating it?? Uh. Yeeeeeah. These are like… of that caliber. And that totally almost happened to me. You PROBably should not make these if you are home alone for four days. I ate what felt like a million, then had a plate of 5-day old green bean fries from the fridge and called it lunch. I definitely recommend those. For lunch. Face? Inhale. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups [cookie dough adapted from cookie dough dip] makes 24 cups 2 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips In a small saucepan, heat butter until melted.

Line a mini muffin with with liners. Sigh. No-bake energy bites. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days. Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. When life is good, and when life gets crazy, I turn to pasta. And this pasta recipe is one of my all-time favs. I actually posted it on the blog about 4 years ago when I was a brand-spankin’ new blogger, and my photos were a lovely shade of neon.

And just as it has for years, this one hit the spot. Read more This past Friday night was meant for celebrating. The weather was sit-out-on-the-deck-in-the-cool-evening-breeze perfection. And a very special birthday girl turned the big 3-0. Friends, meet Stacey. Read more TGIF, friends. Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. Read more Read more Read more Read more Happy day, friends! How to To Make Your Food Taste Awesome | Easy Food. Posted by admin on Aug 19, 2012 in Food Preparation | 211 comments In case you are not skilled with the food recipes and preparation, listed bellow are some of the easy food tips to make your meals delicious easy way.

No matter you prepare breakfast, dinner or just a snack, the easy food tips are here to make your food even more attractive and awesome. Idea by Janice Kamide Images Source BuzzFeed. Mom, Please! Molten Chocolate Cake, How To Make Molten Chocolate Cakes, Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes. Preparation: Preheat oven to 375°F. Liberally spray six (6-ounce) ramekins with nonstick spray.

In a small saucepan over low heat melt the bittersweet and semi-sweet chocolates and butter, stirring often to prevent burning. Remove from heat and cool. Learn different techniques for How To Melt Chocolate. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar with electric hand mixer until "ribbon" stage, approximately 7 minutes.

Add flour, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, espresso powder, and salt. Scoop the batter into the prepared ramekins, approximately 3/4 cup of batter in each ramekin. When ready to bake, place the ramekins on a baking sheet and bake 15 to 17 minutes or until puffed and mostly dry on top around edges. This is the type of cooking and meat thermometer that I prefer and use in my cooking. Remove cakes from oven and let rest 3 minutes (it's okay if they sink a little). To unmold, place serving plate on top of ramekin and invert. Makes 6 servings. {Recipes} Homemade Summer Popsicles & Free Printables! Banana-Stuffed French Toast Recipe at Epicurious.

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