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Bake the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies by Knowing What to Tweak

Bake the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies by Knowing What to Tweak
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menshealth.com From the molten yolk and bacon crunch of a hand-held breakfast, to the gooey charm of grilled cheese for lunch, nothing matches the simple pleasures of well-made sandwiches. They're quick to assemble, infinitely adaptable, easy to eat, and immediately satisfying—the very definition of good food. The 25 sandwiches you're about to meet can be thrown together during the average basketball halftime or, with practice, during the seventh-inning stretch. (Who needs hot dogs, anyway?) Use each recipe as a basic road map, but bring your talent for finding creative routes. You'll easily reach your final destination: a full belly and a satisfied smile. Think BLT, but better. More on MensHealth.com: 20 Ways to Stick to Your Workout 2. Layer pieces of ciabatta or a sturdy sandwich roll with grated fontina or mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced prosciutto, sliced figs, and arugula. More on MensHealth.com: 100 Ways to Live Forever 3. More on MensHealth.com: 33 Simple Ways to Turn Her On 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Death By Oreo Cupcakes They are probably the best Oreo cakes I have ever tried. A lot of cake's that I have experimented with before are like a vanilla cake with bits of Oreo in them, which didn't really give them enough Oreo flavor. But these were a lot better. I used a dark chocolate fudge cake mix instead of just a regular chocolate cake mix, which went really well with the cookies and gave the cakes just a little more flavor. Ingredients 1 package Oreo Cookies, regular size 1 package Mini Oreo Cookies, for decoration (optional) 1 package chocolate cake mix (mix according to directions on box) 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), room temperature 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract cupcake liners Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and cream cheese. foodsnots.com

H is for: Hop, Skip and Go {Naked} I know "i" week would normally start on a Sunday, but I'm breaking the rules this week. (My blog, my rules). For one, it's a holiday weekend. For two, "i" is always a tough one for me. For three, I will be gone most of the week for a wedding. Speaking of the holiday weekend...if you are headed to a BBQ or party for the Memorial Day holiday and stumped for what to bring, I've got your answer right here. This is a carryover from my college days at WSU. 146K+ Just for the record, I did not name this drink. As for the ingredients....dump in two cans of frozen lemonade concentrate. Don't bother with expensive vodka or beer. As for the beer, I use about 5 of them. And that's it! by Jaymee Sire Keywords: beverage cocktail beer lemonade vodka Tailgate Super Bowl 2 cans frozen lemonade concentrate (pink or raspberry is best!) Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher or drink dispenser and stir.

Have This Yummy Baked Egg and Cheese Toast for Breakfast To make this scrumptious baked egg and cheese toast first you have to carefully make a square cut in a bread slice till half of its thickness. Make a recess in it by pressing with a spoon. After that put an egg in the recess and sprinkle cheese on the sides of the toast. Bake in the oven until egg is cooked and cheese is melted. Here is another spectacular idea of the same recipe where you have to cut a heart shape in a bread slice with a cookie cutter.

Funfetti Cake Dip Are you ready for the greatest party ever in your mouth?? Yes I went there. I first tried this funfetti dip at my girlfriend's Stella and Dot jewelry party and we literally couldn't stop eating it! I immediately thought that I had killed my diet since this tasted just like I was licking cake batter directly out of the bowl, but au contraire my friends! This is actually really low in fat and calories and is the perfect go-to sweet treat when you're craving those chocolate chip cookies or that yummy slice of cake. And don't even get me started on how easy this is to make. Here, allow me to show you. That's it! 3 simple ingredients and you've got yourself one hell of a dip! I got this delicious recipe from my friend Nicole who of course found it on Pinterest (my absolute addiction), so I decided to do a little research and tracked down the original recipe from the adorable blog Little Bitty Bakes . Servings: 24 Serving Size: 1/4 cup Calories: 105 Fat: 2 g Carbs: 20.2 g Fiber: 0.3 g Protein: 1.4 g

Make These Yummy Edible Cheese Salad Bowls for Dinner To make an edible cheese bowl first you have to grate parmesan cheese. After that brush a non-stick frying pan with oil or spray it with cooking spray and spread the grated cheese in it. Let the cheese melt till it starts bubbling. Fill it with your favorite salad and enjoy! Baked Parmesan Zucchini Crisp, tender zucchini sticks oven-roasted to absolute perfection. It’s healthy, nutritious and completely addictive! Zucchini and parmesan cheese. It’s a match made in heaven. And if all veggies were like this, I’d become a vegetarian tomorrow. Error loading player: No playable sources found No, but really, this is by far one of the best veggie side dishes I’ve ever made. Simply cut your zucchini into quarters lengthwise, sprinkle on that Parmesan goodness and throw into the oven to let it get nice and crisp. I like to let mine broil the last couple of minutes to get that nice golden brown crust. Crisp, tender zucchini sticks oven-roasted to perfection. Ingredients: 4 zucchini, quartered lengthwise1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan1/2 teaspoon dried thyme1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon dried basil1/4 teaspoon garlic powderKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Make These Yummy Baked Egg Potato Bowls for Breakfast To make these delicious and tempting baked egg potato bowls first you have to bake potatoes. Cut their top part when cooled down and scoop out the flesh to create bowls. Brush some melted butter inside the bowls and add grated cheese. Top with any smoked meat and then add an egg in each bowl. These baked egg potato bowls will make a yummy breakfast.

Taco Pizza This Taco Pizza is probably one of my favorite recipes I’ve blogged about. It makes the Top 5 list, for sure. We loved everything about it. The colors of all the veggies, the yummy taco flavor, the fact that it was a ‘pizza’, and that it made for some delicious leftovers! This is the kind of recipe that goes into my ‘special’ recipe box. It’s hidden away in my pantry, and only the ‘best of the best’ recipes go inside. Taco Pizza Serves 6 Seasoned ground beef, refried beans, and all your favorite taco toppings are what make this pizza amazing! Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1 envelope taco seasoning mix 1 (10 ounce) can refrigerated Pillsbury pizza dough 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans 2-3 cups shredded cheddar cheese (I used Colby and Monterey Jack cheese) 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1/4 cup sliced black olives 4 green onions, chopped Instructions Heat oven to 375 degrees. By Holly Life In The Lofthouse Recipe source: Pillsbury 12K+

Mini Lasagna Cups! Lasagna is a favorite dish to all and especially for those who loves meaty dish. Though you can have lasagna as a complete dish for your dinner, but what if you want it as a starter or appetizer? Well, in that case you can always have these mini lasagna cups for any occasion! Via: KevinAndAmanda You can do this project at home anytime because you are going to need very basic things at your pantry to make these mini lasagna cups. At first, you will have to make the meaty lasagna sauce and for that you will need a pan where you have to cook the beef and sausage together. Now, preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Now place another wonton wrapper over the cheese on each cup and use your fingers to set it up properly.

Everything You Need to Know About Pie Crust We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully, Food52's Test Kitchen Manager Erin McDowell — alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven — is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads. Today: You don’t need to fear pie crust any longer. Erin — Food52’s resident pie expert — is here to help. I’ve managed to get myself a little bit of a reputation when it comes to pie — so much so that I’ve baked 34 pies in the last 14 days. While there are plenty of details to consider when making a pie, it is, at its core, one of the simplest desserts ever. The trick is learning to manipulate these four ingredients properly to achieve the perfect (or even just pretty darn good) result. More: Once you have a handle on your crust, fill it with fresh blueberries. Start with cold ingredients. Mixing by hand gives you the most control, which makes you less likely to overmix your dough. Makes one 9-inch pie

Loaded Smashed Potato Skillet All the flavours of loaded baked potatoes in one easy skillet dish. Perfect for a BBQ or even making on the BBQ. This is a quick, easy and cheesy potato dish, perfect for summer BBQs. You can any type of potato for this one, but you’ll need smaller potatoes – 5 or 6. You can bake this dish in the oven, or if you’d rather (or it’s too hot to turn on the oven), finish the dish on the BBQ. All the flavours of baked potatoes in a quick and easy skillet dish. Ingredients 5-7 small potatoes1 1/2 Tbsp. vegetable or canola oil, divided1 tsp. kosher (coarse) salt4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese1 Tbsp. Instructions Wash your potatoes, if necessary, and poke a few times with a knife. Prep time: 5 min | Cook time: 25 min | Total time: 40M Number of servings (yield): 6

Make Your Own: Candy There’s a reason why they put all that deliciously sweet candy up by the cash registers in nearly every store: if you had to find it at the back of the place, you’d likely decide against it before you got up front to pay. But you’re an adult, and once a child sets their sights on a candy bar, there’s no turning back. Instead of worrying about all of the sketchy ingredients, extra calories, additives, and possible allergens in popular packaged sweets, here are a few recipes to Make Your Own Candy right at home. Homemade Twix Candy Bar Recipe Twix bars are the best because they come in a delightful little pair. Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Peanut butter allergies aside, it’s hard to believe anyone could deny anything that combines peanut butter and chocolate. Homemade Gummi Bears Okay, so they aren’t really bears, but gummy stars sound just as cool. DIY Lollipop There doesn’t seem to be much to making a basic lollipop, which leaves the options of using natural sweeteners and dyes.

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