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Recipe: The Easiest, Healthiest, Most Scrumptious Fudge Ever

The temperature has inspired me to post some cold-weather recipes. This fudge recipe fits the bill nicely. 7 reasons I love this fudge 1. This recipe is based on one of Sally Fallon's recipes (she has some brilliant recipe ideas in Nourishing Traditions, by the way). I have adapted it to use coconut oil, cocoa powder, and the low glycemic, oh-so-yummy coconut/palm sugar (though honey works great too!). This truly is one of the easiest recipes to make, and it truly is richly delicious. The Easiest, Healthiest, Most Scrumptious Fudge Ever By the way, you can easily substitute with this recipe. Ingredients 1/2 cup of virgin coconut oil1/2 cup of coconut/palm sugar (the paste-like kind)1/2 cup of cocoa powderA dash of sea salt1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions In a heat-resistant (Pyrex) glass measuring cup, add the coconut oil.

Buck Eyes » Hungry Native One of KD’s Christmas traditions is making candies with her grandmother, ED and sister, AG. ED, who will be 92 years old this January, loves to cook. For the holidays, she usually makes a few types of fudge, including chocolate, peanut butter and penuchi, as well as these “Buck Eyes”, also referred to as “Buffalo Balls” by some family members. She starts by combining a jar of peanut butter with a cup of crushed graham crackers (not vanilla wafers as stated in the recipe), 1 lb. confectioner’s sugar, two sticks of room temperature butter and a cup of walnuts, roughly chopped. She mixes everything together by hand and rolls the mixture into 1 to 1 1/2 inch balls and places them on wax paper while she prepares the chocolate. To make the coating, she melts one package of chocolate chips and half of a block of paraffin wax in a double boiler. Once everything is fully melted, ED removes the coating from the heat and places the pot near the tray of balls. Want to help support our site?

Baked Zucchini Sticks and Sweet Onion Dip: that bloomin' zucchini! Today, class, it being late July and all, we’re going to examine our zucchini facts: •Zucchini is always at the end of any A-to-Z food list; •Zucchini and fruitcake are the undeserving targets of many a joke; •The zucchini plant literally grows like a weed, making it absolutely ubiquitous in vegetable gardens across America; •And for that reason, enterprising cooks have discovered ways to turn it into muffins, and cake, and pancakes, and… Baked Zucchini Sticks. You know that onion appetizer that came into bloom back in the late ’80s? Outback Steakhouse claims it invented the “Bloomin’ Onion” back in 1988, and it wasn’t long before quasi-fast food restaurants adopted it as the hottest appetizer since artichoke dip baked in a bread bowl. These zucchini sticks, with their melty-soft interior and crisp crust, are reminiscent of those onions – and equally addictive, especially when served with their special onion-mustard dip. Ready to go beyond muffins, bread, kebabs, and frittata? Warning!

16 Tips For The Perfect Burger - KitchenDaily - StumbleUpon Undoubtedly one of the most frequently cooked items of the summer grilling season, burgers are certainly an all-American food. Of course, there is a wide range of burgers, from simple to complex, and ‘perfect’ arguably means a different type of burger for each person. There are thin, flat griddle ones and thick, charred burgers cooked on the grill. 10 Tips on Making the Perfect Burger Many chefs out there have mastered the art of the burger, whether it’s Linton Hopkins of Holeman & Finch down in Atlanta or Minetta Tavern in New York City, relying on their superior skills or the unique mix of the high-quality meats. We’re not talking about getting complicated, just the all-American basics to help you achieve that juicy, flavorful hunk of meat that satisfies like nothing else can. Travel Around the World in 80 Desserts13 Fast-Food Themed Party MenusTips from the Pros for Grilling the Perfect SteakHow to Make Perfect Cookie Dough6 unique Dishes From 6 Common Ingredients

Nutella Ice Cream 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 INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup nutella 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 cup milk 1 tbsp vodka DIRECTIONS Beat together the nutella, sugar, heavy cream, milk and vodka until blended evenly. Makes about 2 cups.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups Soooooo… you know that episode of Sex and the City where Miranda has to dump dish soap on top of chocolate cake just so she will stop eating it?? Uh. Yeeeeeah. These are like… of that caliber. And that totally almost happened to me. You PROBably should not make these if you are home alone for four days. I ate what felt like a million, then had a plate of 5-day old green bean fries from the fridge and called it lunch. I definitely recommend those. For lunch. Face? Inhale. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Peanut Butter Cups [cookie dough adapted from cookie dough dip] makes 24 cups 2 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips In a small saucepan, heat butter until melted. Line a mini muffin with with liners. Sigh.

Unauthorized Girl Scout Cookie Recipes Now you can make Girl Scout Cookies at home without worrying about food allergies or yucky ingredients! Simply adjust the basic recipes provided to suit your needs, and you're in the clear. With simple modifications, you can make your own Girl Scout cookies without peanuts, gluten-free, vegan, or organic! Now that you've got the recipes - you're in control. And if you don't have food allergies - it's a great way to guarantee you'll never run short on your favorites. 'Cause Girl Scout Cookies are awesome all year 'round. It's good to support your scouts in a meaningful way, but that doesn't mean you can't have cookies whenever the craving calls! For more great copycat cookie recipes, check out Homemade Oreos and Almost Thin Mints!

Bacon Potato Hash: - StumbleUpon Shall we start the day off with some potato hash? Yeah I kinda thought so. Let’s face it. Any recipe can achieve greatness by adding bacon. That’s exactly what I did with my recipe for potato hash. Oh how I love it so! Here are the goods. My {almost 10-year-old} taught me that cute word-that’s-not-really-a-word. She got the same reaction from me when she told me to “chillax”. Okay-dokie, so I started by frying up some bacon, please do it in a 10 inch cast iron or stainless steel skillet for ultimate browning! After the bacon has cooked, pour off all but 2 tablespoons or so of the bacon fat, then remove off the heat. Peel the potato and then carefully slice the potatoes in half. Place the potato halves into a large pot filled with room temperature water. Bring to a boil, then reduce and simmer for about 10 minutes. While the spuds are par-cooking it’s a great idea to prep all the other ingredients so everything is ready to go. Set aside for a sec. Dice the potatoes to 1/2 inch cubes. Cheers!

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