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Hot Buttered Soft Baked Pretzels. Have you ever waited in one of those really long lines at the mall for a soft pretzel?

Hot Buttered Soft Baked Pretzels

You know…the ones for Auntie Anne’s, or Wetzel’s Pretzels? You just can’t help it, right? You can smell that darned cinnamon sugar and butter wafting over from like 100 feet away. Well try these at home, and you’ll never buy those mall pretzels ever again. There’s just no reason to anymore, because these homemade soft baked pretzels taste better and only cost a buck or two to make a whole tray. Start by making a simple yeasted dough, and shape it into a ball. Let the yeast work its magic and create these gorgeous bubbles. Sometimes I just stare at the dough because it’s sooooo prettyyyyyy… Divide up the dough into pieces, and roll each into a long rope. Shape into pretzels by looping the rope through. Sprinkle each pretzel with coarse sea salt and send them into the oven. Bake until golden and puffed, then brush with butter.

Enjoy while they are hot! Click here to check it out. My Mother's Peasant Bread: The Easiest No-Knead Bread You Will Ever Make. When I tell you that, if forced, I had to pick one and only one recipe to share with you that this — my mother’s peasant bread — would be it, I am serious.

My Mother's Peasant Bread: The Easiest No-Knead Bread You Will Ever Make

I would almost in fact be OK ending the blog after this very post, retiring altogether from the wonderful world of food blogging, resting assured that you all had this knowledge at hand. This bread might just change your life. The reason I say this is simple. I whole-heartedly believe that if you know how to make bread you can throw one hell of a dinner party. And the reason for this is because people go insane over homemade bread. And upon tasting homemade bread, people act as if you’re some sort of culinary magician. Matchstickmolly: Mini PB&F: One fig Newton.

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Snacks/Healthy. Breakfast. Dessert. PepperClip - The easy shopping list generator - login. 10 Holiday Appetizers to Whet Your Appetite. It's party time and as folks are gathering around, what do they look for?

10 Holiday Appetizers to Whet Your Appetite

Appetizers! I'm a big fan of appetizers and can easily make a meal out of a handful of them. For me, a good spread of appetizers balances out different textures, flavors, colors and even temperatures. Here are 10 Holiday Appetizers to whet your appetite for the upcoming gatherings this season! These will go perfectly with a few wedges of good cheese, fresh fruit, toasted nuts and maybe a few slices of prosciutto, sopressata or even summer sausage.

If you love the classic Greek dish, Spanakopita, you'll love this bite sized version. When you're hosting a party, convenience is an important factor right? It's this time of year you'll see a lot of puff pastry used in making appetizers. Ultimate Gluten Free Bread & Veggie Wedgie. Even though I have no problems digesting gluten, I love baking gluten free.Why? 7 Homemade Holiday Gifts That Are Good Enough to Eat. Shoppers looking to save on holiday gifts may want to spend less time in the mall and more time in the kitchen.

7 Homemade Holiday Gifts That Are Good Enough to Eat

Despite a record Black Friday weekend, the average shopper is expected to spend about 2% less on gifts, decorations, and other things this year, says the National Retail Federation. The industry group also reported an increase in shoppers heading to supermarkets and craft and fabric stores, among other venues, to get their gifts. That’s a pretty smart way to curb your spending hangover and still end up with a gift that friends, family and coworkers will love. Homemade gifts can cost just a few dollars for a batch big enough to divvy up among several friends. With creative packaging, a homemade gift looks more like foodie couture than a budget option. We asked chefs, bloggers and other home cooks for their favorite recipes that double as holiday gifts.

Tarragon vinegar. Top 10 Things Every Budding Foodie Should Know - StumbleUpon. You're probably right.

Top 10 Things Every Budding Foodie Should Know - StumbleUpon

Or you could be like me, a single young male living on his own, never washes hands, cleans kitchen once every other week, ignores best before dates, forgets to throw away old food (and leave it in the fridge until I finally notice), have a cat running around the house. I have never had food poisoning. Orange Chicken With Bulgur Pilaf. Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies - StumbleUpon. Remember when I told you I love chocolate?

Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies - StumbleUpon

And then I proceeded to tell you I love all things guilt-free and delicious? Well here ya go, all that and more in these bite-sized cookies. Sure these cookies are filled with chunks of delicious chocolate and taste just as sinful as the next cookie, but in reality they are all ONE WW point each! These little cookies satisfy that must-have-chocolate-this-very-instant craving without packing on all the extra calories. Planting A Pineapple — Tickled Red - StumbleUpon.