Painted Pumpkin Portrait for Fall or Halloween How to Make It 1. Download and print the free pattern. 2. Lightly hand-sand the pine using the sandpaper. Using a large flat brush and B, base-coat the front and sides; let dry. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11. 12. 13. Crazy Domestic: Melted Snowman Cookies I saw a picture of these the other day on Allrecipes.com and thought it was such a cute idea, I had to try it. After googleing it, I found a good tutorial on Stacy's Sweet Shop. I modified a few things to make it more simple for me (less homemade more store bought). To see the original Melted Snowman Cookie, and meet the inventor herself, go check out Meaghan (great name) @ The Decorated Cookie! Here's what I used: •1 package Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix•10 large marshmallows•Betty Crocker Cookie Icing (white and orange)•Wilton Decorating Icing Tubes in Black, Red, Green, Blue and Pink***it would have been a lot cheaper if I had just made the icing myself, see Stacy's tutorial for a good recipe)*** Here's what I did: •Mix cookie mix according to directions, or prepare your favorite cut out sugar cookie recipe, then just grab a golf ball sized chunk and squish it down until it's about 1/4-1/2 inch thick. To have your ideas featured on Crazy Domestic, click HERE
Kitchen Backsplash Photos Cozy Copper This kitchen designer creates a warm and welcoming space by using custom-cut glass tiles backed with copper. The result enhances the kitchen's cozy color palette. Mediterranean Mosaic Use your backsplash choice to establish your kitchen's style. Bread Recipes: Method In a large bowl mix 3 cups of flour, 1/4 tsp of instant yeast and potato water. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to sit for 2-3 hours. After, mix in remaining yeast, honey, olive oil and salt. Then mix in mashed potatos.
Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cakes Recipe : Paula Deen Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the cake mix, egg, and butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13 by 9-inch baking pan. To make the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth. Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter, and beat together. Serve with fresh whipped cream. Variations: For a Pineapple Gooey Cake: Instead of the pumpkin, add a drained 20-ounce can of crushed pineapple to the cream cheese filling. For a Banana Gooey Cake: Prepare cream cheese filling as directed, beating in 2 ripe bananas instead of the pumpkin. For a Peanut Butter Gooey Cake: Use a chocolate cake mix. On the Cheap: Scrapbook Paper iPhone Covers - StumbleUpon I found this clever trick on Pinterest the other week from Oops I Craft My Pants and had to try it for myself: iPhone covers using scrapbook paper! Now when I had my first cell phone in high school (the old Nokia), I probably had about 15 different cell phone covers that I would switch out to match my clothes everyday! I figure this scrapbook paper iPhone phone cover is an easy way to update my phone without spending all the cash! First thing I did was purchase a couple sheets of scrapbook paper from Michael’s. I also purchased a clear iPhone 4 cover from Best Buy. First thing I did was trace the scrapbook paper around the iPhone cover to get the basic shape. I cut out the main section just using a pair of scissors. For the camera hole I used a pencil to sketch in the hole that I had to cut out using an exacto knife…. and that’s about it! I’m really digging these fabric scrapbook pages! Oh, and that iPhone cover below? This is also a great way to get festive for the holidays!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles I’ve never liked chocolate chip cookies. Go ahead and throw tomatoes at me if you’d like, but I don’t like ’em. They’re just a plain old cookie, after all, with a few studs of chocolate chips in them. I know there are plenty of cookie-dough-nay-sayers out there… you know, the salmonella scare and all . Chilled dough is rolled into 1-inch balls. Those chilled dough balls are dipped in chocolate and then placed onto waxed paper to set. I dipped a few in Ghirardelli White Chocolate Bark and a few in the Chocolate version too. Oh yeah! Yield: 3 to 4 dozen truffles Prep Time: 45 min + chilling time Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Best served cold, these treats are for cookie-dough lovers. Ingredients: Directions: 1. 2. 3. Tips: *I used the Ghirardelli Candy Making Dipping Bar- both Double Chocolate and White flavors. *Have your own favorite cookie dough recipe?
Banana Bread with Walnuts How to Make Banana Bread Healthier EatingWell's Jessie Price shows you how to bake healthy banana bread by substituting whole-wheat flour for all-purpose flour in a healthy banana bread recipe. The healthy baking techniques she shares can help you bake healthy cakes, healthy cupcakes, healthy muffins and healthy pies as well. eatingwell.com How to Make Banana Bread Got overripe bananas? recipe.com The Secret to Flavorful Banana Bread We have a secret -- we roast our bananas to bring out their natural sugars before adding them to our banana bread batter. bhg.com How to Make Moist Banana Bread The difference between good banana bread and great banana bread is how moist your bread is. Banana Banana Bread See how to make this 5-star banana bread! allrecipes.com Grain Free Banana Bread Discover the secret ingredient to a gluten- and grain-free banana bread. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread See how to make super-moist banana bread with chocolate chips!
Steakhouse Pizza Earlier this summer, I made a bunch of different pizzas for my new cookbook. In the spirit of impatience, I’m sharing one of them with you today. Hello, I’m Pioneer Woman. And I can’t sit on recipes and not share them here. Hi, Pioneer Woman. I love this pizza. Here’s the step-by-step. (You think I can’t hear you, but I can.) Slice up a couple of red onions and saute them with a little butter and balsamic vinegar until they’re nice and deep and caramelized. I thought right. Grab a steak. Season it well with salt and pepper… And grill it until it’s medium rare. Amen. Remove the steak from the grill and keep it warm on a plate while you get everything else ready. Roll out the pizza dough as thin as it will go. I’ll just say it: I’ve made pizza for years, and pizza dough never ceases to have a mind of its own. Next, I used some good jarred marinara sauce, then drizzled in a little balsamic and Worcestershire to give it some richness. Evenly distribute the balsamic red onions all over the sauce…
Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce and Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise Recipe : Bobby Flay Directions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Combine the cream, milk, vanilla bean and seeds in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Whisk together the yolks, sugar, maple syrup, and pumpkin puree in a large bowl. Slowly whisk in the hot cream mixture until combined, remove the vanilla pod, and whisk in the bourbon. Strain the custard into a clean bowl. Scatter the pumpkin bread cubes in a buttered 9 by 13-inch baking glass baking dish. Place the pan in a larger roasting pan and pour hot tap water into the roasting pan until it comes half way up the sides of the glass dish. Remove from the oven and water bath and cool on a baking rack for at least 30 minutes before serving. Spoon some of the Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise into a shallow bowl, top with some of the bread pudding and drizzle with the Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce. Pumpkin Bread: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Add the pumpkin puree and mix until combined. Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise: Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce:
Make an Edible Candy Bowl | Dollar Store Mom - Frugal Fun - Crafts for Kids - StumbleUpon Today’s post is a lesson in improvisation. Why? Well, this project was INTENDED to be a candy tray, a fancy version of something I saw done flawlessly at Tutto Bella. After reading through that tutorial, I thought it would be a breeze! Famous last words, right? Now, if I was a crafting perfectionist, or blogging perfectionist, or if I’d had two more cups of coffee today, maybe I’d've tried a second time to make my vision work…but I’m not, I’m not, and I didn’t. Supplies: candy canes- $1 for twelveold fashioned hard candies- $1starlight mints- $1 for a bag, I used just one for this particular project Unwrap the candy canes and starlight mint and arrange on a baking sheet lined with wax paper or parchment paper. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes, but watch it closely the whole time!! Then I realized it was still quite hot and pretty pliable, so I quickly grabbed a bowl, turned it upside down and placed the whole thing on top.
Better-Than-Crack-Brownies 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. Liz, I love you. I was tortured by this recipe for a full 8 days before I could make it. So it was the first thing I made when I returned home. These are an absolute sin. I really don’t have any words, other than you must try them. They may also change your waistline too. But that’s okay. It’s all in the name of chocolate. Better-Than-Crack Brownies 1 batch brownies (boxed mix or oooey gooey brownies) 1/2 cup salted peanuts (if don’t have salted, add sea salt) 1 cup chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies Cereal Mix brownies according to directions, and bake for 20-25 minutes in a 9 x 13 baking dish. While they are finishing baking, melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Mr.