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Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes. So, after being gone all last week, this has been catch up on the house week.

Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes

Mostly laundry actually. Man, who knew that a weeks worth of laundry from 5 people could be so daunting. Yikes!! But I am kind of behind on my cooking and baking as well since I've been gone and cleaning. Not to mention, I needed an Oreo fix! Apple Pie Bites on a Stick. Ingredients: - 1 large red delicious apple, finely chopped - 1 tbsp butter - 1/8 cup brown sugar, packed - 1 tsp corn starch - 1/2 tsp cinnamon - 1/4 tsp nutmeg - 1/4 tsp cloves, or all-spice - 2 tbsp cream cheese - 1 package of refrigerated crescent roll pastry (i.e.

Apple Pie Bites on a Stick

Pillsbury) Cinnamon Toast Rolls. The USDA released its new food pyramid the other day (which is actually a plate now instead of a pyramid), and I am sorely disappointed to report that cinnamon rolls did not appear anywhere on that plate.

Cinnamon Toast Rolls

I think by now most of us know what should be on our dinner plate in terms of healthy, well-rounded nutrient-laden meals, but it is my considered opinion that our breakfast plate should include cinnamon rolls now and then. And not just any cinnamon roll, mind you, but how ‘bout a homemade cinnamon roll hybrid that is a cross between a cinnamon roll and cinnamon toast, is super easy to make and gosh darn delicious. In honor of their ancestry, I call these little gems cinnamon toast rolls, and here’s all you need to make them… Yep. That’s it… some soft white bread, some butter and some cinnamon sugar. The Brownie Project - StumbleUpon. Basic Crepes. The Best Oils. I love to lightly sauté, roast and toast veggies, grains and nuts.

The Best Oils

I also love to drizzle flavorful oils on salads and raw veggies. I’ve heard a little of this and that about the best oils to use for different styles of cooking, but I wanted to be sure so I researched it a little deeper. What I found is very interesting. Different oils perform differently depending on the temperature and use. Romancing the Stove - StumbleUpon. Free Online Recipes. Spinach and Prosciutto Lasagna - Martha Stewart Recipes - StumbleUpon. Virginia Willis' Cola-glazed Wings.

Image Credit: Jaden Hair This is a recipe that I return to time and time again -- it's a friends and family favorite, and the entire plate gets devoured every time.

Virginia Willis' Cola-glazed Wings

That makes me a happy cook! Instead of deep frying wings (though I love that, too), it's more convenient to bake or grill them. I'm always perplexed on what to do with a big vat of oil after deep frying. Make Your Own Ice Cream in Five Minutes. Photo Credit: Sarah Fernandez I have such fond memories of making homemade ice cream in the summer when we were kids.

Make Your Own Ice Cream in Five Minutes

We used to go pick fresh strawberries and blackberries and then come home and pull out the electric machine and load in the ingredients. Watching the ingredients solidify into a delicious dessert had our eyes glued to the spinning bowl. I keep wanting to do it with my kids, and that old machine is still sitting at my parents house for us to use, but it always seems like such a production to pull it out so I was thrilled when I came across a recipe for how to make individual servings of ice cream using just a few ingredients, zip top bags, and a little man power.

Photo Credit: Sarah Fernandez Ingredients:1/2 cup whole milk or cream (you can use 1 or 2% milk, but you will get some crystalization due to the water content)1 tbsp sugar1 tsp vanilla extract6 tbsp Kosher salt2 cups ice. 14 Cupcakes Disguised As Other Food - StumbleUpon. Potatoes Romanoff - A Fancy Twice Baked Potato - StumbleUpon. I’m totally ready for fall.

Potatoes Romanoff - A Fancy Twice Baked Potato - StumbleUpon

I’m ready for super comforting meals that I get to eat while sitting at home, in my sweat pants, with my slippers on! And I’m ready for Thanksgiving. Too soon perhaps? Considering the fact that it’s still about 80 degrees here in LA, I guess this Potato Romanoff dish will have to do. Cajun Chicken Pasta. Note: Since this recipe is featured on the Food Network episode this morning, I’m bringing it to the front for easy reference.

Cajun Chicken Pasta

This really is one of my favorite recipes here on The Pioneer Woman Cooks, and I regularly hear from people who’ve made it with great success. Crowd-pleaser! This is an exceedingly yummy, decadent pasta dish with chicken, vegetables, and lots and lots of scrumptious carbs. It’s a cinch to throw together, and if you don’t have prepared Cajun spice in your cabinet, you can just throw a few spices together to make your own combination. Different Cajun spice mixtures use different combinations of ingredients, but if you stick to basics like cayenne pepper (important!)

Just remember: part of the deliciousness of this pasta dish is the spicy kick. Here’s how you make it. Oh. Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe. There is nothing as good as a simple and easy Chinese chicken stir fry.

Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

As you know I am a huge fan of using a deep fryer to fry my Chinese food but nothing beats the convenience of stir frying in a wok. This is a very basic stir fry recipe; it uses few ingredients and will only take a little time to prepare for dinner. You can add any vegetables you want to this stir fry such a broccoli, green pepper, onion, mushrooms or just about anything you enjoy. This recipe uses chicken thighs but you can use boneless skinless chicken breasts as well. The chicken is first marinated and then fried in the wok with the marinade. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1” pieces) ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (minced) 2 tablespoons fresh garlic (minced) ½ teaspoon sesame oil 1 pinch ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons oyster sauce.

A community driven visual potluck - StumbleUpon. Millet Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette & The Whole Kitchen. In the blur of the last two weeks of dog sadness and new-hound hope, I almost forgot that this was a food blog. You’ve all been so kind with your words of sympathy and now excitement for our soon-to-be hound, Miracle, you’ve made this transition in our lives easier to bear with your outpouring of support.

We’re counting down to Sunday when Miracle joins the family. I expect that I shall splash a few more dog photos and stories up here as we get to know the little lady. But I promise, there will be food too. Sunday morning, we had a brunch potluck with our friends…it was our holiday gathering, just not over the holidays. Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies & Betchacanteatjustone's Blog - StumbleUpon. This just may be my new favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies & Betchacanteatjustone's Blog - StumbleUpon

It’s made with butter AND cream cheese. It’s dense, chewy, chocolatey and very delicious. I had half a package of cream cheese that needed to be used up and I really wanted chocolate chip cookies so I figured surely there must be a recipe… a quick google blog search led me to baking blonde and a really delicious recipe that’s definitely being added to my regular cookie repertoire! Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe from BakingBlonde 4 oz cream cheese, softened (recipe called for 5-6 but I only had 4)3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled1 cup brown sugar1/2 cup granulated sugar2 tsp vanilla extract1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt2 cups plus 3 tbsp all purpose flour1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and line baking sheets with parchment Cream together the butter, cream cheese and sugars until light and fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients and then add them to the butter mixture. Twix Cheesecakes – Gingerbread Bagels.

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies. Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies are rich, decadent and so perfect for Valentine’s Day! Brownie and cheesecake batter are swirled together to make a festive and impressive dessert. Indianapolis, along with many other states in the Midwest, is coping with a huge ice storm that is supposed to cover us in over an inch of ice.

Unfortunately the worst of the storm is supposed to come tonight. Someone Left The Cake Out In The Rain - StumbleUpon. How Sweet It Is - StumbleUpon. I have good news and bad news. The good news is… I made you bread. It tastes like pizza. It’s swirled with piles of grated provolone and spicy pepperoni and a nice little mixture of Italian seasoning [...that came out of a tube]. Yeah. We all do it. The bad news is that it disappeared. Like… all of it. StillTasty: Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide - Save Money, Eat Better, Help... - StumbleUpon. World Hearth Recipe Collection - StumbleUpon.

Tiramisu Pancakes : Parentables - StumbleUpon. A few days ago, I put a call out on Twitter for help. Marscapone help, to be specific. Many people came to the rescue, however it was @Ivoryhut her responded with a recipe idea that went beyond delectable. Tiramisu Pancakes. oh. hell yeah. Why not have dessert for breakfast? Huh?! Greens and chocolate: pumpkin bars with cinnamon cream cheese frosting. Sweet Pea's Kitchen - StumbleUpon. Pumpkin Roundup It’s time to whip up all those pumpkin treats you’ve been longing for all summer long! Ahhhh…pumpkin season has arrived! This is my favorite season to bake. Pumpkin anything and everything are always on my list. Pumpkin bread, scones, pancakes, cakes, soup, muffins, cookies…the list goes on and on!

I was super excited to hear that the annual Morton Pumpkin Festival starts today and runs through Saturday. Caramel Tart-Caramel Tarts-Chocolate Tart-Chocolate Tarts-Pasta Frolla. Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Friday, 8th July 2011. Sugarcrafter. Fall Recipe Roundup - All Things Apple - StumbleUpon. John Legends Macaroni and Cheese - Martha Stewart Recipes - StumbleUpon. Bacon and Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese - iVillage - StumbleUpon.

1 Bring a medium (6- to 8-quart) pot of water to a boil. Salt it generously (it should taste like the sea). Stir in the pasta and cook according to the package directions. Drain (but don’t rinse, or you’ll rinse away starches that will help thicken the sauce) and return to the empty pot. 2 Meanwhile, place a large (12- to 14-inch) sauté pan over high heat for several minutes. When hot, add the bacon and sauté until browned and crispy (lower the heat to medium-high if necessary to prevent scorching), about 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and, using a slotted spoon or spatula, remove the bacon from the pan and drain on paper towels. 3 Pour off the fat from the pan (into a metal can or heatproof cup, not down the drain or you’ll potentially clog your pipes) and return the pan to medium-high heat.

Kayotic Kitchen. Macaroni and Cheese. 20 Easy One-Pot Meals - iVillage. Family Kitchen - StumbleUpon. I have been experimenting with different mug cakes every since I heard about them about a year ago. 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. Five-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake - iVillage - StumbleUpon. Baked French Toast with Honey-Poached Blueberries. © Jaymi HeimbuchPhotos by Jaymi Heimbuch This is my secret weapon when it comes to breakfast in bed. It is simple to make, tasty and it looks like you put in a lot of work. Grilled Avacado Guacamole.

© Jerry James Stone via iPhone Guacamole is one of my favorite things. Raspberry and Serrano Sangría : TreeHugger - StumbleUpon. © Jaymi HeimbuchPhotos by Jaymi Heimbuch It's no secret. Whipped Frosting - Martha Stewart Recipes - StumbleUpon. Snickerdoodle Cupcakes - Martha Stewart Recipes - StumbleUpon. Spiced Zucchini Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare two 12-count muffin tins with cupcake liners or baking spray. In a mixer, combine the oil and sugar until well mixed. Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes. Well these naughty little treats are well….naughty but oh so necessary. There are a bit like my Brownie Covered Oreo’s from last Christmas but enhanced with layers of peanut butter and a double decker stack of Oreos in each little brownie cake. They are simply prepared in cupcake liners. Oreo Truffles Dusted in Cocoa Powder. I don’t know about you guys, but Oreos are one of my favorite cookies. How To Cook Like Your Grandmother - StumbleUpon. I’ve tried lots of brownie recipes: Boxes, scratch, frosted, plain, nuts, chips, fudge … Each of them has something to like, but depending on my mood I might want a change of pace.

Not any more. Recipegirl.com - StumbleUpon. Food - Recipes : Apple crumble cheesecake - StumbleUpon.