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The Pioneer Woman Cooks. This is an utterly scrumptious, super-flavorful pantry meal that happens to be one of the fastest ways to satisfy a curry craving that might strike you here or there.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks

I love chickpeas, but I mostly eat them cold, whether whole in salads or pureed in hummus. I forget how delightful they are in soups and sauces. Recipes. Cooking great food is simple and fun.


Or at least it really ought to be. Anyone can do it - I really believe that. My Approach To Cooking - Simplicity. A brownie by any other name… Love brownies.

A brownie by any other name…

Love their shiny, flaky top that shatters into micro-thin shards that shower onto your fingers as you eat. Fresh Pear Cake - Healthy Recipe Finder. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnappy crust. Popsicles! Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.


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. German Chocolate Cake Recipe. German Chocolate Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) and place oven racks in the upper and lower third of the oven.

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Lightly butter and flour (or spray with a nonstick vegetable/flour spray), and line the bottoms of three - 8 x 2 inch deep (20 x 5 cm) round baking pans with parchment or wax paper. In a heatproof bowl, placed over a saucepan of simmering water, melt the chocolate. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a small bowl, combine the coffee (or water) and buttermilk. In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the butter until smooth and creamy. Add the coffee/buttermilk mixture and flour mixtures in three additions, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Divide the batter evenly among the three prepared pans and smooth the tops. Coconut Pecan Frosting: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Mug Brownie. The Family Kitchen.

I have been experimenting with different mug cakes every since I heard about them about a year ago.

The Family Kitchen

None of them have been winners. They were either too chewy, too dry, or not sweet enough. Well, I continued experimenting, and thought why not add some decadent Nutella into the mix. I modified the classic mug cake recipe, added Nutella, and a little more milk and oil than I had been using before. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries. Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries

Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. Recipe. Moist Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Recipe. Classic White Cake Recipe : Basic Marzipan Recipe - How to Make Homemade Marzipan. Red Velvet Teacup Cakes Recipe - Eating The Screen. By Danielle Robbins This dish is inspired by the film Alice in Wonderland , directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and Mia Wasikowska. When thinking about the film Alice in Wonderland two things come to mind: Mad tea parties and the Queen of Hearts. This dish is a whimsical take on the classic red velvet cake. It is a delicious dessert baked right into a teacup ready to eat and perfect for any tea party.

Served with your favorite tea these cakes will be sure to dazzle any guest. Tools: Oven Teacups* Electric Mixer Sifter Measuring Cups Medium Mixing Bowl 2 Small Mixing Bowls Large Mixing Bowl Flat Baking Sheet Large Mixing Spoon Piping Bag or Flat Frosting Knife (Depending on how you’d like to frost the cakes) *Make sure your teacups can be baked in the oven. For Frosting: 16 oz. cream cheese (2 packages) softened 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups powdered sugar Pinch of salt.

Sunday Sweets: An Ostentation of Peacock. I recently stumbled across a gaggle of peacock cakes... Gaggle? No, that's not right. {Googling...} I recently stumbled across a muster of peacock cakes that were too beautiful not to share with the world. I also learned that there are a lot of interesting words that mean "a lot. " This peafowl has quite the colony of tail feathers: Feed your eyes. Cake Balls. Classic Buttercream Frosting Recipe. When I used to bake and decorate wedding and birthday cakes, I would use different types of frosting depending on who was eating the cake.

Most wedding cakes were frosted in egg based recipes such as Italian or French meringue but for children’s cakes or cupcakes I usually frost cakes in American buttercream frosting. Made with powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, and milk, this is a basic, easy recipe for classic vanilla buttercream frosting.