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DIY Ice Cube Glass. Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken. Yesterday as I stood in the kitchen trying to figure out what to make for dinner I wondered to myself, how do those people do it on those shows where they are given random ingredients and are suppose come up with something genius.

Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken

I think I stood there for a solid 20 minutes looking in the cupboards and staring into the freezer hoping that I would be struck by some ingenious idea. Then I saw the oranges, and it hit me “O-raang Shh-ikun”….that is orange chicken if you can’t understand the accent. I love orange chicken, and I almost always order # 14 Orange Chicken when we order Chinese take out and I wondered to myself if I could make it better at home. This recipe most definitely delivered! Ha ha Chinese food…delivered….get it? The sauce is sweet, tangy, there is no lack in orange flavor, and the red pepper flakes give it just a touch of heat.

Combine corn starch, salt, and pepper. As you finish each batch, drain cooked chicken in a paper towel lined plate. Ingredients Chicken Orange Sauce. Apple Pies. 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. We ate them before I had a chance to think about pictures. Oops. This is why I had leftover dough for that impromptu dinner. Although this recipe is a little time consuming, it’s no harder than making any sort of real pie. It still involves slicing fruit. Rolling out crust and making it look pretty. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies. I’m sorry for doing this to you.

Better-Than-Crack-Brownies

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. Now you're cooking with comics. One-Pan Dark Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie. Watermelonade Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Roland Bello yield Makes 1 gallon (serves 16) active time 30 min total time 30 min You would be hard-pressed to find something more refreshing than watermelon.

Watermelonade Recipe at Epicurious

This cooler is easy to make, beautiful to behold, and not too sweet. Garnish: lemon slices; mint sprigs Preparation Cut watermelon flesh into 2-inch chunks and discard rind. Cooks' note: Watermelonade can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Official Food Network UK TV- British recipes, cooking videos & Tv shows. Penniesonaplatter. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles I’ve never liked chocolate chip cookies.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Go ahead and throw tomatoes at me if you’d like, but I don’t like ‘em. They’re just a plain old cookie, after all, with a few studs of chocolate chips in them. They’re nothing special to me, unless you get some cookie dough-action before it meets its fate in the oven. Now you’re talkin’. I know there are plenty of cookie-dough-nay-sayers out there… you know, the salmonella scare and all . Chilled dough is rolled into 1-inch balls. Those chilled dough balls are dipped in chocolate and then placed onto waxed paper to set. I dipped a few in Ghirardelli White Chocolate Bark and a few in the Chocolate version too.

Oh yeah! Print Recipe Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Yield: 3 to 4 dozen trufflesPrep Time: 45 min + chilling time Best served cold, these treats are for cookie-dough lovers. Turkey Salad Roll-Ups. I love the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving.

Turkey Salad Roll-Ups

Waiting by the oven while the turkey roasts, preparing all the sides, whipping heavy cream to top at least two different kinds of pie. But what I might even love more than eating Thanksgiving dinner is eating Thanksgiving leftovers all weekend long. Since no one really wants to cook anything the day after Thanksgiving, why not give these simple cold wraps a try? Leftover roasted turkey is chopped and pulled and mixed with creamy mayonnaise and Dijon mustard then wrapped up in a whole-wheat wrap with a healthy smear of cranberry sauce. Yum. Enjoy your holiday weekend!

Jenna Weber of Eat, Live, Run shares her post-Thanksgiving inspiration for this recipe in a full post on the Fresh Tastes blog. Ingredients about 2 cups chopped leftover turkey, mix of light and dark meat½ cup mayonnaise2 tsp whole grain Dijon mustard¼ tsp sea salt¼ tsp pepperleftover cranberry saucewhole grain wraps Directions Yield: 4 wraps.