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French Macarons + A #Giveaway! Best.Birthday.Ever.

French Macarons + A #Giveaway!

Seriously. This years birthday rocked! If this is what 31 looks like, bring it on! I’m ready for the rest of the year. Let’s just hope it doesn’t end today. To sum it up: early Hobbit screening, new camera lens, snuggly puppy time (the dude just knows), all around awesomeness from hubs and this. Don’t feel like clicking the link? I won. Yes folks, I did it again, yours truly won this years Brooklyn Cookie Takedown!!! Red Velvet Macarons with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling #SundaySupper. Are you ready to get romantic today?

Red Velvet Macarons with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling #SundaySupper

Whether you like to spend a quiet evening a home or go out for a big expensive dinner #SundaySupper has you covered for every possibility. The subject of food and romance got me thinking. Flourless Chocolate Torte #SundaySupper. We have reached the end of the Passover recipe train, with the only fitting way I know how – with a luxurious, rich, incredibly delicious flourless chocolate torte.

Flourless Chocolate Torte #SundaySupper

My good friend Carla from Chocolate Moosey is hosting #SundaySupper this week and weare bringing together Easter and Passover menus for you! No matter your holiday, #SundaySupper has you covered and I’ll be honest, despite being an “Easter” recipe there are a few that could easily cross over for Passover. Let’s talk Passover desserts and how disappointing they are – after an absolutely fabulous meal here comes dessert, dry bland cake, canned coconut macaroons (you know your family buys these), and chocolate covered matzoh.

The only decent thing at the table is going to be the fresh fruit salad and chocolate jelly rings! Matzoh cake meal does not equal good cake! I want you to imagine a giant, moist, light but rich truffle brownie. This cake will change the face of your Passover dessert table forever! Author: Susan Palmer. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cups. Out of all the made up food holidays out there, can you believe a Chocolate Peanut Butter day does not exist?

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cups

I mean come on! This is the best food pairing ever! Well thanks to the great minds of Carla from Chocolate Moosey, Miriam of Overtime Cook and 30 of my closest blogger friends we are declaring today Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! We have all types of recipes to share with you today, from cookies to bars to scones and muffins. Want to join in on all the chocolate and peanut butter fun? Let’s talk about the perfect marriage of chocolate and peanut butter. Come on. Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Rice Krispie Treats #SundaySupper. I have a thing for crunchy foods.

Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Rice Krispie Treats #SundaySupper

Except in my world, they are referred to as crispities. You know the little crispy bits of french fries at the bottom of the pile or bits and pieces of fried chicken crust that fell off after frying. Easy Cheesecake Cupcakes - 101 Cooking For Two. S’more Pizza. I have been making a lot of pizzas lately, so I had some extra pizza dough.

S’more Pizza

I have been known to make dessert pizza in the past but I wanted to make something new and exciting. So I came up with S’more pizza. It starts out with a pre-baked crust and ends up with perfectly toasted marshmallows on top. One of my best pizzas ever. S’more Pizza 1 pizza dough – (recipe for Basic Pizza Dough)2 tbs butter, melted3 Graham Cracker, pulverized5-6 Hershey bars, diced1 bag mini marshmallows The first step is to make the pizza dough and let it rise till it doubles. Preheat your oven to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Using a food processor or a plastic bag and rolling pin, pulverize the three graham crackers until they are dust.

Roll out the dough and place it on a pizza pan. Brush the melted butter over the top of the pizza. Then top with the pulverized graham crackers. Bake the pizza dough for 10-12 minutes until the bottom starts to brown. Top the pizza evenly with chopped Hershey bars. Remove and serve. Pixelated Zelda Cookies. Where Food Goes Beyond the Boundary of Hunger: Pixel Cookies: Link from Zelda. I like to challenge myself.

Where Food Goes Beyond the Boundary of Hunger: Pixel Cookies: Link from Zelda

And when I do, I challenge myself to the extreme. I have come across "pixel" cookies a long time ago but I never got around to actually trying it out. "Pixel" cookies are basically shortbread cookie dough, cut/pressed into strips and are painstakingly put together into a log or rectangle which is then sliced into cookies to form an image of a pix-elated picture. I finally got my patience and confidence up after watching a video my brother showed me. So after trying to find an image or character, with intense research (by intense I mean sitting in my bed and typing in "pixel cookies" or "pixel characters" on Google lol), I came across a Link pixel cookie. If you don't have the time or the patience to make these, you can purchase a made-to-order dozen here at my cookie shop. Buttery Shortbread Cookies For 3 dozen: 2 cups flour 1 cup Corn Starch 1 cup icing sugar 1 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 tsp vanilla.

Easy OREO Truffles Recipe. Oreo Truffles « Bella's Bistro. November 7, 2010 by bellasbistro This weekend I had my first paying ‘gig’!

Oreo Truffles « Bella's Bistro

I was asked to make treats for my sister’s mother-in-law’s poetry reading and art show. I didn’t have a whole lot of time to cook, with school and all, but really wanted to impress. So, I decided to make Oreo truffles and some candy corn cupcakes. Everything was a big hit – but I think the truffles really got everyone at the art show talking! Oh, if you are curious – the candy corn cupcakes are just your basic white cake mix, divided into two bowls and dyed yellow and orange. INGREDIENTS 1 Package Oreo cookies 1 Can sweetened condensed milk Chocolate for dipping – white, milk, dark – whatever you like. DIRECTIONS Pulverize Oreos in food processor until they are fine crumbs and no chunks remain. Form into balls – I used a 35mm scoop. Place newly formed balls on baking sheet and place in freezer for a few minutes to set.

Remove truffles from freezer and ready two toothpicks. Refrigerate when finished.

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