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My FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookie. I have experimented with countless recipes searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie. The characteristics of the perfect cookie are a very personal matter, and here are my preferences: texture: chewy w. medium thickness --- everyone has their preference, and this is mine! Chai Pumpkin Spice Thumbprints. Mudslide Brownies Recipe : Sandra Lee. Cake batter fudge. Looking for an easy and delicious treat to make for your family for Easter?

cake batter fudge.

Of course you are. Sick of all of my cake batter recipes? Of course you aren’t. Not your average fruit dip. I have to say I have never been a fan of fruit dips.

Not your average fruit dip

You know, that seemingly obligatory, tooth-achingly sweet goop that shows up on fruit trays, salad bars, and at catered events. I'd come to the conclusion that the only reason that the only reason for its existence, was to mask bad, under ripe fruit. To somehow fool us into eating that rock hard cantaloupe or barely pink strawberry . Or perhaps like kids, we needed to be enticed into eating our fruit. Anyway, I've never seem a need for dip with fruit, but having been a caterer, fruit dip is regular request from clients, to be included with the mandatory fruit and veggie tray. Brown Sugar Fruit Dip Source: (Sami Cameron, Corpus Christi, Texas, Southern Living, JULY 2007) Yield: 3 1/2 cups Ingredients: (printable recipe) 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened1 cup sour cream1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/3 cup coffee liqueur1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawedassorted fruits. Unicorn Poop!

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Unicorn Poop!

Apple Pie by Grandma Ople Recipe. Perfect Pie Crust Recipe. 1 Combine flour, salt, and sugar in a food processor; pulse to mix.

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe

Add butter and pulse 6 to 8 times, until mixture resembles coarse meal, with pea size pieces of butter. Add ice water 1 Tbsp at a time, pulsing until mixture just begins to clump together. If you pinch some of the crumbly dough and it holds together, it's ready. If the dough doesn't hold together, add a little more water and pulse again. NewsMix. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies. I’m sorry for doing this to you.


I really am. But see, last Friday while I was on a 10-hour road trip heading for vacation, I received this recipe from a reader named Liz. Liz, I love you. That’s all I have to say. I was tortured by this recipe for a full 8 days before I could make it. Mini Apple Pies. Would you like to know what I’ve been doing for the past two hours?

Mini Apple Pies

Sitting in the kitchen and staring at the Mini Apple Pies I’ve just made. I LOVE the way they look… so cute, adorable and so much fun to make. Apple Pies & Jo In the Kitchen. I know, I’ve made a few pies lately. But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are! I mean, come on. Could you resist? I sure couldn’t. Carbonara. I love carbonara.


It's fast, simple and cheap, yet very filling, warm and comforting. I generally don't like it when I get it at a restaurant which is surprising to me because it is so easy to make! Today we used bacon rather than pancetta for a few reasons. We have tried both in this dish, and I prefer bacon. Also at the store I went to, they didn't have the really good pancetta, only the thin round kind which I am not a fan of.

We also made garlic bread. Usually we use raw garlic on garlic bread. The butter garlic mixture with some parsley added. Crushed red pepper on top and ready for the oven. My favorite pasta for this dish is linguine. I slice the bacon in half the long way, and then cut small pieces the short way. When the bacon has about 7 minutes left, I drop the pasta and add a few pieces of diced onion to the bacon. When the pasta has 1 minute left, add garlic to the bacon. Work quickly now. Cup and a half of cream and 4 eggs. 3/4 cup of parm. Add the parsley. 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??

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups

Uh. Yeeeeeah. These are like… of that caliber. Design Crush & Popsicles! Jun29 Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.

Design Crush & Popsicles!

There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. The post I did last summer on the cold guys was one of DC’s most viewed ever, so I thought you’d all be up for another round – was I right? Click on the photo to be taken to the recipe. All photos and recipes copyright of their respective source unless otherwise noted. 155 Comments on “Popsicles!” Leave a Comment. 50 Smoothies : Recipes and Cooking. Watermelon Lime Sorbet Slices. A sweet and tangy watermelon lime sorbet is a great way to cool off in the summer.

Watermelon Lime Sorbet Slices

As a bonus, this recipe is frozen back in the watermelon rind and cut off into slices. It’s hot. The type of heat where when you step outside the door and your skin is wet before the door swings shut behind you. It’s a hot that hangs in the air, letting you breathe it in, that is cured only by two things: being completely immersed in water or hiding indoors, the air conditioning cranked as far as it will go.I find that the heat makes me very unmotivated to do things like take a walk, water and weed the garden (though I have forced that one on myself) and prepare food and eat it. However, when the promise of cooking provides ice cold watermelon sorbet, I just may be convinced.

When your simple syrup is cool and watermelon chunked, blend them together in a food processor or blender until smooth. Cool the liquid completely in the refrigerator for a few hours. This then goes into the freezer. The Motherlode Layered Cookie Bars! Good Thursday folks! I know this cookie should absolutely be illegal, but let me tell you it is so much fun! Just imagine all of your favorite cookies layered into one bar of fabulousness! Now, don’t go and eat this on a regular basis, but do bring it to your next party or gathering and watch them disappear!

At first glance it may look like a lot to prepare, but each cookie dough can be made in under 10 minutes, so don’t be turned off by the steps below.