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The Pioneer Woman Cooks. Iced coffee is my life.

The Pioneer Woman Cooks

When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. To say I couldn’t live without it is an understatement. It gives me the tools I need to cope. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it.

- StumbleUpon. Cup to Gram Conversions Article. Recipage. Cake Batter Martini. Thursday, May 24, 2012 Cake Batter Martini* Last week I was out having drinks with some girlfriends at a new swanky restaurant/bar.

Cake Batter Martini

And before we start, yes I am the type of girl that enjoys those $12 ridiculous drinks -judge away. I like the fun colors and the fancy alcohols…but I really love the creativity the bartenders (or as they now call themselves, mixologists) put behind the drinks. DIY Toggle Pendant Necklace. Recently my mom was wearing a necklace that she purchased a few years ago at Coldwater Creek.

DIY Toggle Pendant Necklace

I really liked the style and after looking at it, I realized that it would be simple to make my own version using the same construction concept. I love that this necklace is really quick to make, yet the result is very striking. Hot Buttered Fluffy Pretzels. Have you ever waited in one of those really long lines at the mall for a soft pretzel?

Hot Buttered Fluffy 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. Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites.

I was on a mission.

Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites

I needed more Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites. I had been to the cozy organic market and deli just the week before. The half dozen Energy Bites I grabbed from the Green Scene deli lasted only minutes in the car on my way home. I did save a couple for the peanut butter monster I live with. Now, I was on the road to Walker for more of those addictive Energy Bites. Round Challah for Rosh Hashana.

Round challah (airy, eggy, braided bread) is served on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, to symbolize the cycle of life.

Round Challah for Rosh Hashana

I baked round challah for the first time last year, but neglected to do any research on the proper way to braid the challah. I had assumed that to braid round challah, I would take three strands, braid them (like I would my hair), and then coil them around each other. It worked, but the challah wasn’t all that pretty. This year, I learned the proper technique for braiding round challah. I also had an inspired thought: “Rosh Hashana challah is round and cupcakes are round – hey, why not make challah cupcakes?” My challah cupcakes make a special addition to the High Holiday table, but they could also be served on Shabbat any week of the year or any time that you want delicious bread. Supercook: recipe search by ingredients you have at home.

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Alphabet of Vegetables


Healthy Brown Bag Lunches For Kids and Adults. Be a healthy hero: Pack a daily lunch for yourself and your children.

Healthy Brown Bag Lunches For Kids and Adults

Not only will you give your diet a big nutrition boost, you’ll save money too. We’ve got ten expert-approved, easy-to-pack lunch ideas—five for kids, and five for adults—to get you started. Now get packing! MORE: Six Foods That Could Save Your Life For Kids: Healthy Turkey Sandwich 1. The American Dietetic Association has a simple rule for children’s beverages: “Drink milk with meals, and drink water with snacks. 88 Snacks Under 100 Calories Originally from The... Classic Spanish Sangria Recipe. Sangria by the Pros Recipe.


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