Carrot Cake Recipe Years ago, when I was still in college, someone gave me a copy of the Silver Palate cookbook. I remember many of the recipes being over the top, both for my palate and budget at the time, and come to think of it, my cooking skill as well, but I still loved this book. The carrot cake recipe I photocopied and sent to my parents, with the note, “Make this cake, it’s great!”. Carrot cake had always been my favorite, and this recipe? Who ever heard of putting coconut AND pineapple in a carrot cake? 25 years ago, no one I knew, but the combination was fantastic. Man Builds Fairy Tale Home for His Family – For Only £3,000 Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own home—one of the loveliest, warmest, most inviting dwellings you could ever imagine. And it cost him only £3,000, about $4,700 American dollars!
I Heart Chocolate Tarts Chocolate Overload? Hi Melinda, Did you have your fill of chocolate over the Easter weekend? Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Click "Like" to Get New Recipes and Updates on Facebook Daily! Carrot Cake Recipe Yields 24 cupcakes/one 9-inch two-layer cake/one 8-inch three-layer cake Adapted from Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 cup granulated/castor sugar 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup canola oil 1 8-ounce can pineapple slices 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 large eggs, room temperature 3 cups/650 grams grated peeled carrots (from about 5-6 large carrots) 2 inches fresh old ginger, finely grated 1 cups walnuts (optional) 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
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Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Chinese Buffet at Home It is no secret that I have an obsession with Chinese cuisine. The place that started it all was a local Chinese buffet here in Michigan. After frequent visits to the buffet over the years, I finally decided to take a stab at cooking my own Chinese dishes at home. The majority of the dishes were delicious and I began cooking different Chinese meals every week, but I had always wanted more variety just like the buffet. I had always wondered, “what if I could create a Chinese buffet at home?” I have wanted to do this for along time so I was very excited when I was chosen to be part of the 24,24,24 event presented by Foodbuzz.
carrot cake with maple-cream cheese frosting After months and months and months of the kind studying, stressing and panicked all-nighters I only vaguely remember from college in part because I am very, very old and in part because, no, I did not graduate with a 4.0, my friend Alice finally took her very big exam this past weekend. In an effort to compensate for the dozens of parties and outings and merriment she’s missed since the summer, her fiance had a surprise party (and a clean loft, swoon) waiting for her when she got home. Me? I made cupcakes, carrot cupcakes to be specific because carrot cake is Alice’s favorite.
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General Tso's Chicken Recipe At nearly any buffet or take-out place you can find General Tso’s Chicken. General Tso’s Chicken is a perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors. It is a very popular dish throughout the United States and Canada. This is probably one of the best and easiest recipes around, you will be surprised at how little time it takes to prepare. I decided to get brave and use the boneless skinless chicken thighs, and I wasn’t disappointed.
Ultimate Carrot Cake – revisited and even better! My Ultimate Carrot Cake first made an appearance on ZoëBakes in 2008, and it has remained one of my most popular posts. I have made it many, many times since then and tweaked the recipe, as I am apt to do, every time I make it. After all the experiments, this is the recipe I have come to like the best. Five Easy to Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants By eartheasy.com As the outdoor season approaches, many homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts look for ways to control mosquitoes. With all the publicity about the West Nile virus, mosquito repelling products are gaining in popularity. But many commercial insect repellents contain from 5% to 25% DEET. Plan Meals with Ease - Say Mmm If you have every worried about what's for dinner, you are not alone. Over 70% of parents have some sort of stress associated with dinner time, and 47% of that comes from deciding what to make. Meal planning can help you save time and money. Just keeping a list of your ideas helps you remember and decide what to make, and putting your ideas into a plan helps you stay organized and be more efficient with your time. On Say Mmm you can use our free meal planning calendar and keep all your recipes and meal ideas in one place.
carrot cake carrot cake 1¼ cups (220g) brown sugar ¾ cup (185ml) vegetable oil 3 eggs 1½ cups (225g) plain (all-purpose) flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of (baking) soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger 2½ cups grated carrot (about 5 carrots) ½ cup (60g) chopped pecan nuts ½ cup (80g) sultanas cream cheese frosting 250g cream cheese, softened ⅓ cup (110g) icing (confectioner's) sugar, sifted 1½ tablespoons lemon juice Toca Percussion Tips: Tuning and Maintenance of Toca Djembes & Doumbeks Tuning Toca's Djembes and Doumbeks will need to be tuned as they do not come pre-tuned from the factory. With a tuning wrench, move in a circular motion around the drum, (using the Toca Logo as your guide to remember where you started) giving each nut one half turn in a counter-clockwise direction until you've gone around the drum once completely. Tightening in half turns is recommended for applying even tension to the head, (if the head is very loose, more turns can be used to get the head to produce a tone). Continue this process until the desired pitch is reached, always keeping in mind to visually inspect the collar of the head for even tension. It is important to note that the animal skin head is matched to the size of your drum.