background preloader

100 Ways to Use Strawberries

100 Ways to Use Strawberries
Strawberry season comes but once a year, and before you know it, you’ve spent way too much at the farmers’ market buying an entire flat of them, only to panic when you remember they go bad faster than bananas. So what to do with all those juicy little red guys? Oh we’ve got your covered… Click on the photos for full recipes. 100 Ways to Use an Apple From bacon to bananas, find the rest of our 100 Ways here. Sponsored Content

How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing – Top 10 Tips I’ve had many questions regarding decorated cookies since I began 7-ish years ago, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite decorating tips I’ve learned over time. By no means am I an expert, but I hope you find my top 10 suggestions helpful. There are so many ways of decorating cookies; you can cover them with fondant, rainbow sprinkles, delicious melted chocolate… I could go on, but one of my favorite ways is to flood a cookie with royal icing (flood icing). To basically cover the cookie with a smooth, glossy, sugary coating; piped in such a way that your icing becomes a design – instant sugar art! My tips today refer to decorating cookies with flood icing. I’ve got an in-depth tutorial here, which goes over how to flood in detail. How to Flood Cookies with Royal Icing – Top 10 Tips 1. 2. Drag a butter knife through the surface of your royal icing and count to 10. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Happy cookie decorating! xo, Marian Related Content

cookie dough truffles « The Domestic Mama & The Village Cook Oh baby. Oh yes. You can have your dough and eat it too. WOOOOOO~HOOOOO! So, these are no-bake, addictive and may even help you win friends and influence people, rumor has it. It makes a lot, so be sure and share. I told you it makes a lot. You don’t have to dip them, either. But, I did dip some, too…. had to do something with all that chocolate. To make these you will need: Cookie dough truffles 1/2 cup softened salted butter 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 (14oz) can of sweetened condensed milk 2 1/4 c flout * this is a word spell-check always gets me back with{grr} flour is a great substitute for flout-whatever flout is. 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips So easy: combine (in a bowl,) the butter, sugar,vanilla,and sweetened condensed milk. Now, you may be able to form this into balls at this point. Melt 12 oz chocolate chips with 1 tbs shortening or butter. Now, you can dip the balls using a spoon- or fill pastry bags with the melted chocolate and drizzle. [/print_this]

50 Smoothies : Recipes and Cooking 1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. Strawberry-Banana Blend 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. How to Season a Wok and Stir Fry - KitchenDaily more no-knead bread Another post about the no-knead bread. First a question – it seems the collective opinion is that the 6 to 8 quart covered pot called for in the recipe is too large, it allows the bread to spread out too far creating a flat loaf. I used a 4-quart casserole dish because it’s what I had, and the loaf was a good size. However, for the sake of my holiday wish list I’m wondering if the 3 1/2 Quart Oval Le Creuset French Oven would be a good size and shape. Has anybody used this particular pot, or even the similarly sized 3 1/2 Quart Round Le Creuset French Oven to make the bread? Was it large enough? And now, the recipe for posterity with the collective changes found on many message boards in general and in this post at Chow and this post at The Kitchen in particular. No-Knead Bread Appeared in the article The Secret of Great Bread: Let Time Do the Work by Mark Bittman in the November 8th, 2006 New York Times Adapted from Jim Lahey, Sullivan Street Bakery – 1 1/4 [1 3/4] teaspoons salt 1. 2.

Design Crush & Popsicles! Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups. There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. The post I did last summer on the cold guys was one of DC’s most viewed ever, so I thought you’d all be up for another round – was I right? Click on the photo to be taken to the recipe. All photos and recipes copyright of their respective source unless otherwise noted. The Brownie Project FoodMayhem

Your Flippin’ Awesome Cheesecakes! | Willow Bird Baking OH MY GOODNESS, am I one proud blogger! One month ago, I issued a Cheesecake Challenge in which I encouraged you to choose a WBB cheesecake recipe and tackle it in the kitchen. Was I ever impressed at the splendid results! Y’all are courageous, inspiring, and sweeter than fresh-picked strawberries. I kinda like ya. Know what else I like? My students even jumped in to participate. Despite your very different circumstances and skill levels, you all succeeded. Priscilla the Powerful Priscilla Made: Coffee Cookie Dough Fudge CheesecakeComments:“This is only the second homemade cheesecake that I have ever done! Mollie the Magnificent Mollie Made: Coffee Cookie Dough Fudge Cheesecake (go see her blog post)Comments: “Oh man. Janet the Jumpstarter Janet Made: Coffee Cookie Dough Fudge Cheesecake (without cookie dough layer)Comments: “This cake was the most delicious dessert I ever made! Gio the Genius Gio Made: A cross between Chocolate Cheesecake-Stuffed Cupcakes and Red Velvet Cheesecake!

Copycat Candy Recipes To make all of these Instructables, download this collection of How To’s as an ebook. Download » "Copycat Candy Recipes" is your backstage pass to famous brand-name candies! You've grown up eating these classic brand name candies, now you can recreate them at home. Instructables is the most popular project-sharing community on the Internet. Sarah James Editor, Food & LivingInstructables.com

Related: