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We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!). So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color - A Beautiful Mess How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color - A Beautiful Mess
Summer is almost over……..school starts next week, and the days of hitting the ground with a running start at 5:00 a.m. will soon commence. It’s crazy – where does the time go? I haven’t posted anything since April – in fact, I think these are the first brownies I’ve baked since then. The Brownie Project The Brownie Project
100 Useful Search Engines for Chefs, Cooks and Food Lovers | Culinary School Guide 100 Useful Search Engines for Chefs, Cooks and Food Lovers | Culinary School Guide By Alisa Miller While everyone has to eat, only those true foodies are absolutely devoted to their food. Whether you make it professionally, as a hobby, or just love to eat good food, you will find search engines from this list below to make your nose and tongue sing. From recipes to ethnic foods to restaurants to local farmer’s markets to wine and beer, these search engines will help you find exactly what you want when it comes to creating and appreciating delicious food and beverages. Recipes
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This is, by far, the best ice cream I’ve made. And it’s among the easiest — just a couple of ingredients, very little effort, and the best, chocolate-y, most decadent result. If you’re not familiar with nutella, check in the grocery store where you find the peanut butter — you’ll probably find it. And when you do, take the jar, bring it home (pay for it first), spread a tablespoon or two on a piece of bread, and taste. Swoon. Repeat. Then make this ice cream. Nutella is, quite frankly, one of the best culinary creations out there — a mixture of chocolate and hazelnuts that almost defies words. It was the inspiration behind my flourless chocolate hazelnut cake, and now this. Nutella Ice Cream | Sugarlaws Nutella Ice Cream | Sugarlaws
Well, technically this is a recipe for soft pretzels. I got it from a friend of mine, eons ago. Ran into his recipe today and decided it was time to give them a try. They were a huge hit! But pretzels? Pretzel Buns Pretzel Buns
Kayotic Kitchen | foodgawker
Christmas Recipes Christmas Recipes Holiday Bread Pudding with Warm Berry Sauce BREAD PUDDING: 2 eggs 3/4 c. sugar 3 c. low-fat milk 1 c. heavy cream 1/2 c. unsalted butter, melted 1 tbsp. vanilla 3/4 c. dried currants 1 tsp. nutmeg 8 oz. stale French bread, sliced 1/2 inch thick WARM BERRY SAUCE: 2 c. frozen raspberries 2 c. frozen strawberries 1/3 c. sugar 1/3 c. fresh squeezed orange juice 3 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice Powdered sugar for dusting* Raspberries & strawberries for garnish* PUDDING: Combine eggs, sugar, milk, cream, melted butter, vanilla, currants and nutmeg in a bowl; whisk to blend well. Pour the mixture over bread slices and let stand, turning bread as necessary, until bread is soft and saturated, about 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
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Eating out is becoming a more and more popular phenomenon. With fast food taking only minutes out of a day and costing a few dollars, it can be convenient. Likewise, fine dining is also on the rise and can put a considerably larger dent in your wallet. But unless you were a master chef with a keen sense of taste, these recipes were lost to you. Until the internet came along and provided those with the ability to reproduce recipes and post them for the world to see. Culinary Arts College & 100 Famous Restaurant Recipes You Can Replicate at Home Culinary Arts College & 100 Famous Restaurant Recipes You Can Replicate at Home
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Love and Olive Oil I may as well just put it out there: I’m totally and entirely infatuated with persimmons. An affair of the tastebuds, if you will. We’ve been buying them every chance we get, using them in everything from our Thanksgiving green beans to this amazing winter caprese salad. Love and Olive Oil
Rice Krispie Treat Watermelon I used the standard Rice Krispie Ceral Treat recipe. I had to double it to make mini watermelon. So buy 1 large box of cereal and 2 bags of strawberry marshmallows. You still need to make in two separate batches to make it easier to handle. Rice Krispie Treat Watermelon
Peak-Season Map at Epicurious.com
Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof. Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Perfect Summer Bangle - StumbleUpon Perfect Summer Bangle - StumbleUpon
I’m sorry for doing this to you. 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. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies | How Sweet It Is - StumbleUpon
Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes - StumbleUpon So, after being gone all last week, this has been catch up on the house week. 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!
Breakfast is my favorite meal. I like to drink iced coffee and watch the cream climb its way down the chunky ice cubes in a dazy before the caffeine hits. I like to order bacon with whatever I’m eating. Baked Egg Boat recipe - StumbleUpon
Nutella Mug Cake | 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.
Chocolate, Fresas y Nata.....Feliz San Valentín .
Homemade Baked Mozzarella Sticks | Penelope's Oasis - StumbleUpon Mozzarella sticks are a delicious treat, probably one of the most popular appetizers at restaurants, and a fun party food. They tend to be rather fattening, especially considering they are usually fried, but they are so irresistibly tasty. So how do you give in to the temptation that is mozzarella sticks without the guilt?
Mac and Cheese Cups - Cupcakes and Cashmere - StumbleUpon
How to make roses from maple leaves | haha.nu - the lifestyle blogzine - StumbleUpon
Apple Pies & Jo In the Kitchen - StumbleUpon
10 Snacks Under 100 Calories - YouBeauty.com - StumbleUpon
The BEST Play-Dough Recipe
Happy Hippity Hop!
Mason Jar Love
Watermelonade Recipe at Epicurious.com - StumbleUpon
Graham Cracker S'mores Cookies | Sweet Pea's Kitchen - StumbleUpon
Snickerdoodle Muffins | Sweet Pea's Kitchen - StumbleUpon
cheesy, oozy guacamole bean dip - The Kind Life - StumbleUpon
Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies | Kevin & Amanda - StumbleUpon