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How Sweet It Is

How Sweet It Is
I want to go where rivers of butter flow. Like right smack dab in the middle of this French toast! I mean… the butter. Please look at it. It’s just… so

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Anti-poverty campaigner for Oxfam and Child POverty Action Group, and supporting the Trussell Trust. Guardian recipe columnist. Mother. Food blogger. Cookbook author. Twitter@ :MsJackMonroe Blog Lazarus pesto. Yesterday, we had a large black bunch of mint in the fridge, some sticky soggy parsley and a clump of basil that had seen better days. Add to that a […] Basic Chocolate Cake Recipe There are a few things that make my basic chocolate cake recipe different from others, but before I get into the details, I should write a bit about the type of chocolate cake we are dealing with. This is not one of those, multi-layered, fancy-pants chocolate cakes. I'm not much good with those. 10 Cocktails Inspired by Pop Culture Have you ever wanted to drink just like your favorite book, TV, movie or video game character, or at least drink a cocktail inspired by them? Well, good news. Thanks to the creativity and goofiness of many amateur mixologists, now you can, and here are some of the best cocktails based exclusively on pop culture icons. Special thanks to The Drunken Moogle, which specializes in pop culture cocktails.

Fried Ice Cream I'm sure you are thinking about Cinco de Mayo this very minute. You should be because it's in two days. We look for any excuse to celebrate. Homemade Hot Sauce! Some of us are hot sauce people. I hear the other some of us say that it “takes over” and “burns” and all that nonsense. Clearly, I am hot sauce person. Personal Pecan Pie Brownies Monday, September 10, 2012 Personal Pecan Pie Brownies As Fall is approaching (I hear it’s officially here on September 22nd), I’m trying to get in the “Fall Spirit”. Every year it’s a little tough to transition from Summer to Fall in South Florida… because, well… the only tell-tale sign that Fall has arrived is that Pumpkin Spiced Latte’s are back at Starbucks! hah But, Seriously.

Very Berry Cosmopolitan After making a few of these the other day I wondered why we don't make cosmopolitans more? Most cosmos are made from vodka, triple sec, juice and a little lime. What's not to love? This particular recipe highlights pomegranate blueberry juice and a pretty garnish. Chocolate Chip Cookies For five years I’ve been using a chocolate chip cookie recipe I’ve tweaked and tested so many times that it has become my favourite chocolate chip cookie recipe. If I ever needed to make chocolate chip cookies I would never look elsewhere. I had tried too many recipes and I knew the pain that I’d gone through to find that one reliable recipe. I happily kept baking the same chocolate chip cookies.

Saffron Lane :: Seasonal Food, Celebration + Life Welcome to Saffron Lane, a blog dedicated to seasonal food, celebration and life. I'm Elizabeth, a chef, food writer, recipe developer and food stylist.My culinary career began at an early age. While other ten-year-olds were setting up lemonade stands, I was meticulously crafting gourmet chocolates and picking fresh berries from the backyard (to pair with them, of course) for my stand. Among the many lessons that summer, I learned that chocolate doesn't sell very well after hours melting in the sun, no matter how great it tastes.Raised in a passionate family full of inspired cooks and culinary entrepreneurs, food was always the focal point at family get-togethers.

Cake Batter Pancakes Today’s pancakes are created by Tina of My Life as a Mrs. Tina’s food & blog are playful, gorgeous and will definitely make you hungry. Don’t believe me? Check out these posts from Tina to get just a tiny taste of what she has to offer: Pecan, Brown Sugar, and Kahlua Baked Brie 22 Gifts for the Beer Lover on Your List There’s got to be at least one beer lover on your gift list this year. Whether it’s ale or lager, people love their suds…. we mean really love them. So much so that they may even brew the stuff themselves.

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