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Nutella Caramel Hazelnut Brownies. Bite-Sized Cherry & Strawberry "Pop Tarts" Sometimes it's the little things.

Bite-Sized Cherry & Strawberry "Pop Tarts"

Like being able to swing your legs out of bed and slide your feet into fuzzy slippers to shield you from the chill on the floor. Like shuffling half-asleep and blurry-eyed into the kitchen and having the sweet scent of freshly brewed coffee to welcome you. Like pouring that first cup of elixir, stirring in a splosh of milk and sandy sprinkling of brown sugar and then lifting it waiting lips and drinking in your first sip of morning magic.

Let me go back a few months. Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe. Classic Comfort Foods, Lightened Up : Recipes and Cooking. Recipes. America’s Test Kitchen. How to Make Macarons. Macarons in the oven.

How to Make Macarons

[Photograph: Robyn Lee] I'm ashamed to admit that while I have eaten many macarons, I've never made them on my own. Thankfully, plenty of other people much more skilled in the culinary arts than I am have bravely attempted to make macarons in their home kitchens and have shared their results on that massive virtual brain called the Internet. I'm going to list the most promising recipes I found while aggressively sifting through the web and, from those, pool together a list of tips and tricks for optimum macaron creation. All that info follows after the jump. Gift In A Jar Recipes. Gifts in a jar typically include all the dry ingredients to make or bake something that are stored in jars and presented as gifts.

Gift In A Jar Recipes

They can be mixes for cookies, cakes, bath & beauty products (like bath salts and foot soaks), hearty soups, bread, buns, pastry ingredients, seasonings, hot beverages (like hot cocoa, instant cappuccino, chai tea, etc.), anything that will keep well sealed in a container pretty much works. Sometimes the ingredients are all layered and this can look quite appealing if there’s some contrast between the colors, other times the ingredients are fully blended before packaging.

You can also choose something other than dry mixes, try homemade jams, jellies, pickled peppers, infused olive oil…even homemade vanilla extract! Easy Apple Recipes - Easy Recipes with Apples - Delish.com. Food, Travel, Lifestyle, Hunting and Redefining Slow Food. Chocolate Quake Cake. Maybe this blog should be renamed "Sprinkle Bakes Chocolate Cakes".

Chocolate Quake Cake

Recipe: Spicy Oven Fries. The best new recipes from Smitten Kitchen. Homemade French Fries « Naturally Ella. Why there is no need to purchase pre-made fries in the freezer aisle – in pictures and rhyme: One potato (find a potato) Two potato (cut the ends off) Three potato (cut slices) Four (cut fries from slices) Five potato (Toss in herbs and olive oil) Six potato (Bake) Baked Zucchini Sticks and Sweet Onion Dip: that bloomin’ zucchini! Today, class, it being late July and all, we’re going to examine our zucchini facts: •Zucchini is always at the end of any A-to-Z food list; •Zucchini and fruitcake are the undeserving targets of many a joke; •The zucchini plant literally grows like a weed, making it absolutely ubiquitous in vegetable gardens across America; •And for that reason, enterprising cooks have discovered ways to turn it into muffins, and cake, and pancakes, and… Baked Zucchini Sticks.

Baked Zucchini Sticks and Sweet Onion Dip: that bloomin’ zucchini!

You know that onion appetizer that came into bloom back in the late ’80s? Apple Nachos! Healthy Turkey Meatballs. It's time to change up your recipes with the changing leaves!

Healthy Turkey Meatballs

Fitness expert David Kirsch replaces the beloved hearty meal of spaghetti and meatballs with this seasonal version of Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti Squash! This is the second most popular dish at the Madison Square Club, which David founded. Serve this entrée with cooked greens such as spinach or kale for a nutrient rich meal that you'll want to warm up with all season. 1 spaghetti squash (4-5 pounds) 1 Vidalia onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 6 plum tomatoes, chopped ½ cup chopped Pomi tomatoes 2 tablespoons low-sodium tomato paste ½ cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped ¾ pound lean ground turkey 1 egg white 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2-3 dashes hot-pepper sauce -Preheat the oven to 400°F -Wrap the whole squash in foil.

Roasted Mediterranean vegetable lasagne Recipe. The best new recipes from The Kitchn. Recipes from Kevin & Amanda. This post is in partnership with French’s Sweet Yellow Mustard and Spicy Yellow Mustard.

Recipes from Kevin & Amanda

I received compensation to write this post through the Sweet and Spicy Influencer Program. All content, photos, and opinions are my own. The best new recipes from The Kitchn. 7 Restaurant Favorites: The Secret Recipes Revealed! Going out to eat is awesome.

7 Restaurant Favorites: The Secret Recipes Revealed!

Paying the bill is oftentimes not. While I believe you need to treat yourself to a meal out occasionally, if you find yourself wistfully driving by KFC just to see if they're giving away hot wing samples, you may want to figure out how to satisfy those urges at home. While you may be tempted to remove some of the sodium and fat from these winners, realize you may be saving your life, but you won't be fulfilling your chain restaurant jones. From Applebee's to Olive Garden, I've got the recipes you want.

T.G.I. Good Ol’ Homemade Brownies — Buns In My Oven. This may be a cooking blog, but I find myself sharing some of my deepest, darkest secrets (never having tried oatmeal before, for instance) here.

Good Ol’ Homemade Brownies — Buns In My Oven

Chocolate Nutella Surprise Cookies {Recipe} Mmmmm.

Chocolate Nutella Surprise Cookies {Recipe}

Apparently I'm a little late getting in on the action, but it seems that the rest of the world has already long been enjoying the rich, delicious, eat-it-straight-from-the-jar chocolatey goodness of Nutella. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries. Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me. Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match.

For the cake portion, I chose a One Bowl Chocolate Cupcake recipe because 1. it's quick 2. it is easy, and 3. it fits my prerequisite for a light ending on date night. Zucchini Noodles with Pesto. This dish is a play on pesto spaghetti! I used a spirooli to make thin zucchini noodles and tossed it in a creamy pesto sauce. Recipes - Waitrose.com. Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes. When Intelligentsia Coffee opened in Pasadena recently, I was intrigued the lasagna cupcakes they served. End of Summer Recipe: Three Cheese Tomato Tart. Rasa Malaysia: Easy Asian Recipes. Lunch Recipes: Vegetarian Lunch Sandwich Recipes - Martha Stewart.

Whipped Frosting. French Macaron Recipe for Your First Time Making Them (pictures included) If you’re new here, welcome! I’m AmberLee, and Giverslog is my place to share simple DIYs for gift giving, happy mail ideas, simple recipes, and more. Autentica Manicotti - Cooking.com Forums. I'm a wife and mother of three. I love to bake, go to the movies, and am kind of a great big nerd. Just don't tell my husband. Cheeky Kitchen » Slow Cooker Gooey Chocolate Cake. How to make homemade ice cream in a baggie. Diy: cinnamon oil.

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Crispy Potato Roast Recipe. Brown Bag Ceramic Cookie Molds for FUN Cookie Baking. {recipe} Not Your Childhood Chicken Potpie. Growing up, chicken potpie meant a Swanson’s frozen dinner, pulled hot from the oven before my parents escaped for a night of freedom. Homemade Ferrero Rocher. Creamy Blackberry Frozen Yogurt.