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Felix K.'s 'Don't even try to say these aren't the best you've ever eaten, because they are' Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Felix K.'s 'Don't even try to say these aren't the best you've ever eaten, because they are' Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Recipe: Waffled chocolate chip cookies - Waffleizer People ask me what made me think of doing this blog. I ought to have a good answer. But I don't. These cookies are one of those pieces. If you'd like, form the cookie dough into balls, place on a tray to freeze and then, once frozen, pour the balls of dough into a zip-top bag. This recipe is based on one from Dessert Express. Apart from this recipe, I have every reason to believe that your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe would also work in the waffle iron. In the comments, you are welcome to share your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and, of course, whether it waffles. Waffled chocolate chip cookies Makes about 20 cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted [117 grams]1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar [125 grams]2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour [95 grams]1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats [65 grams]3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips [130 grams] Directions:

Petite Lasagnas « Can You Stay for Dinner? recipe slightly adapted from Hungry Girl (makes 12) 12 oz raw ground turkey ¼ tsp salt, divided ¼ tsp pepper 1 cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped mushrooms 14.5 oz can crushed tomatoes, or tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tsp dried oregano, divided ½ tsp dried basil 1 ½ cups part skim ricotta cheese 24 small square wonton wrappers (the kind near the tofu in the refrigerated section of the produce dept) 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese Preheat oven to 375ºF. Add the crushed tomatoes and 2 tsp of oregano. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, a pinch of salt and pepper, the remaining teaspoon of oregano, and the basil. Coat a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Using half of the ricotta mixture, divide it among the 12 muffin cups. Gently press another wonton wrapper on top of the mozzarella layer. Repeat the process by distributing the remaining ricotta, then the remaining tomato sauce, and finally the rest of the shredded mozzarella. Nutrition Info for 1 petite lasagna:

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me. Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match. For the cake portion, I chose a One Bowl Chocolate Cupcake recipe because 1. it's quick 2. it is easy, and 3. it fits my prerequisite for a light ending on date night. I should say, a light ending provided you don't eat too many. The cakes are just sweet enough, and have a light, fluffy crumb - the perfect vehicle for rich chocolate buttercream. Notes for flaming strawberries:Any alcohol below 80 proof will not ignite well. Shaina made a margarita version of this on Babble Food. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries Yield: About 20 cupcakes [click to print]Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Watermelon Cookies ~ Recipes by Amanda's Cookin If you need a fun and colorful dessert for a picnic or cookout, try these delicious watermelon cookies! This is a simple sugar cookie dough that’s been dotted with miniature chocolate chips, then rolled in a colored glaze to finish them off. I’ve actually made these many times and published them on Familycorner.com, a website I used to own, several years ago. I did adapt the recipe a little bit over the years though. I made them again just the other day and they were polished off in no time. Just a quick note. Cut out circles with a cookie cutter or biscuit cutter. Use a dough scraper or a sharp knife to cut each circle in half. Gently press miniature semi sweet morsels into each semicircle. Bake for 6-8 minutes, checking after 6 minutes (mine were perfect in 7 minutes). Place cookies on cooling racks, excess glaze will drip through onto the wax paper. Ingredients Sugar Cookie Dough Plus 1 cup miniature semi sweet morsels Glaze Instructions For the Glaze Notes from Amanda

50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.

A Tasty Recipe: That’s the Best Frosting I’ve Ever Had – Tasty Kitchen Blog I’ve been intrigued with this frosting recipe for months, not just because of its alluring title, but also because if its ingredients. Five tablespoons of flour? In frosting? I finally got around to making it yesterday evening; Marlboro Man’s grandmother has some old friends staying at The Lodge and I wanted to take them a treat. You owe it to yourself to make this frosting sometime in your life. You’ll just have to trust me on this. Here’s how you make it: First things first: I made chocolate sheet cake cupcakes. Here’s the recipe: The Best Chocolate Sheet Cake (or Cupcakes!) Let your cupcakes (or cake) cool completely. Begin by pouring 5 tablespoons of flour into 1 cup of milk. After adding the flour, whisk it together until combined, then place the saucepan over medium heat. Cool the mixture completely. The mixture will be very, very thick. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla to the cooled flour/milk mixture. Stir it around to combine. Pour one cup of sugar into a bowl with one cup of butter.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars « NancyCreative Moist, chunky pumpkin bars chock full of milk chocolate chips and chopped walnuts…who can resist that? This recipe is adapted from a cookie recipe I found over at FoodNetwork.com. I made the cookies and they tasted great, but they just didn’t have much visual appeal. So I thought I’d make them into bars instead, and I like them much better this way! I also added chopped walnuts and eliminated the cloves that the original recipe calls for. CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN BARS by NancyCreative, adapted from FoodNetwork.com 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened1 cup white sugar1 cup packed brown sugar2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup canned pumpkin puree3 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg2 cups (12-ounce bag) milk chocolate chips1 cup chopped walnuts Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter until smooth. Jumbo Hot Chocolate Cookies In "Cookies/Bars/Brownies" Wow!

Top 10 Best Novels of the Last 20 Years Books The ten novels on this list all substantiate the belief that books are the most elastic, introspective, human and entertaining form of media that exist. Not movies, not music, not art, not the theatre. A famous author once said that novels are the best way for two human beings to connect with each other. I believe this, and I believe that people who do not find pleasure in words have never had the opportunity to read one of the great novels. Music for Torching by A.M. First Sentence: ”It is after midnight on one of those Friday nights when the guests have all gone home and the host and hostess are left in their drunkenness to try and put things right again.” As the only woman on the list, A. Homes makes this common enough theme of suburban ennui feel real with her shining prose, a secondary cast of interesting plots and characters, and lack of a fairy-tale ending. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk (1996) Of course, Palahniuk had to be on this list. House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski (2000)

My FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookie I have experimented with countless recipes searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie. The characteristics of the perfect cookie are a very personal matter, and here are my preferences: texture: chewy w. medium thickness --- everyone has their preference, and this is mine! chocolate to cookie ratio: 50/50 --- I really enjoy having a lot of chocolate in every bite chips vs. chunks: chunks --- I like sizeable pieces of chocolate in my cookie. type of chocolate: bittersweet --- I like using Valrhona 61% extra bitter nuts or other add-ins: NONE!! With the above criteria in mind, this recipe is the closest I've come to experiencing CCC perfection. - Don't substitute the pastry and bread flours w. - Hand chopped chocolate chunks, NOT premade chips - I will purchase a hunk of the best bittersweet chocolate that I can afford and hand cut them into chunks. - Chill the cookie dough at least 24 hours (I let my dough sit anywhere from 2-3 days) before baking.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies I’m betting that many of you have felt my adoration for fall in my recent posts and I am also guessing that many of you feel the same way. I mean really, what’s not to love about fall baking? If you are not as pumped about fall baking as I am, these incredible Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies will make you a fall baking lover in no time. Using canned pumpkin excites me the most about fall baking, so you can imagine my utter dismay when I learned that there is possibly another pumpkin shortage this year. Luckily I am randomly frugal and picked up a stockpile of canned pumpkin that was on sale last year after Thanksgiving. After hearing of people hawking canned pumpkin on EBay, I decided to do a little research. PUMPKIN SHORTAGE UPDATE 9/17/10: After quite a few comments and reader emails regarding the aforementioned pumpkin shortage, I decided to call Nestle {Libby Pumpkin} to get the details. This Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie recipe is simple and really packs some amazing pumpkin flavor.

11 Awesome Hangover Cures | Hang Over Remedies | MANjr Hangovers are the worst. That nasty combo of headache, nausea and gut-pain can cost you precious hours of your life. While there are certainly preventative measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of a hangover (headache medication, food, lots of water before bed, etc.), inevitably you’re going to get stuck with a dirty hangover that you need to crush before it kills your day. Here are 11 awesome hangover cures that you can turn to when you need to ease the pain. 11. Ginger is an all-purpose digestive aid. 10. Honey is a great antioxidant that’s loaded with fructose and glucose. 9. For desert drunks, the prickly pear is a solid morning option that’ll help take the edge off the hurt. 8. Yep, eggs. 7. Oh the sweet, sweet nectar of Coca Cola can do wonders for a messed up belly. 6. Whether you’re pounding pancakes at IHOP, feasting on French toast at Norm’s or plowing through Moons Over My Hammy at Denny’s, greasy-ass diner food will help you booze-coated belly correct itself. 5. 4.

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