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Sweet Dreams Chocolate Fudge Candy Recipe : Kitchen Care. Kitchen Helpers. I found these helpful charts last week and just had to share!

Kitchen Helpers

Both of these beauties are from Chasing Delicious (aka one of the most fab foodie blogs out there)! Aren’t they faaaaabulous?! Buy them here. (Note: There are lots of little charts like this online, but these are my favorites). I love tea, but I’m no expert. For people of the UK, have this one with you while you’re meal planning or grocery shopping! I’ve fond some other helpful charts that I’ll share in another post! Angus-Beef-Chart.jpg (JPEG Image, 1856x1216 pixels) Main Course. Bacon Roses. Preheat the oven to 375degrees Fahrenheit Open the bacon and begin tightly rolling the roses, one piece at a time.

Bacon Roses

Start with the widest end of the bacon, with the fat edge down. I like to use a combination of thick and thin bacon so I end up with a variety of rose shapes. Place all of the bacon in the muffin pans pushing down slightly to "seat" them. The bottoms will flair out a bit. Place in the oven and cook for 30-40 minutes.

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Lobster. Desserts. Mixes in a Jar Recipes. Today's Letters: {Campfire Orange Cakes} Look out S'mores, there's a new campfire dessert in town.

Today's Letters: {Campfire Orange Cakes}

Not only are these FUN and EASY to make, they taste UNFREAKINBELIEVABLE. Ingredients:1 box of Pillsbury Classic Yellow Cake Mix1 cup of water1/3 cup of oil3 eggs10-12 oranges (we used 2 and discarded the extra batter) 1. Using a knife, slice off the tops of the oranges about a half inch from the top. Be sure and save the tops since they will be used later on.

Caramels. Recipie Sites. Side Dish. Breads/Bisquets. Corn Dogs from Scratch. With Independence Day falling on a Monday this year, there’s going to be a lot of celebrating over the weekend.

Corn Dogs from Scratch

If you dance around the foodie blogosphere, you’ll find lots and lots of sweet 4th of July treats out there to choose from, and yes, I’ll be posting one or two as well, but today I wanted to post something a little more savory. Most people like to grill out to celebrate the Fourth, but sometimes it’s too rainy, or maybe even too cold (after my time in Minnesota, I definitely believe it’s possible to have a cold 4th of July). Obviously, you can still make the requisite burgers and dogs, but why not have something a little more fun and a little more impressive, for hardly any extra work? Homemade corn dogs are a regular at my house. I made them the first time several years ago after reading the label on the store bought, frozen kind. First and foremost, you gotta have a good batter. Next, you’ll need honey, milk, and an egg. Finally, you need the hot dogs, of course. Live Green - Top 5 Reasons Why Cast Iron Is The Greenest Choice For Non-Stick Cooking.

Dependable, that’s what cast iron is.

Live Green - Top 5 Reasons Why Cast Iron Is The Greenest Choice For Non-Stick Cooking

It will last for centuries if properly cared for, and it has a natural non-stick surface that’s eco-friendly. Dependable, that’s what cast iron is. It will last for centuries if properly cared for, and it has a natural non-stick surface that’s eco-friendly. When I was a bride, my Granny gave me two of her cast iron skillets. A tiny, 6 inch one for making cornbread for two; and a 12 inch skillet for everything else. Cast iron has been around for hundreds of years. If you don’t already have a cast iron skillet, here are a few reasons to go to your nearest resale shop or garage sale and begin looking for one. Top 5 Reasons Why Cast Iron Cookware Is So Green...Cast iron is naturally non-stick. A Little France in Your Toast. Appitizer. Magic Sauce Recipe. I call this magic sauce.

Magic Sauce Recipe

In part, because it makes everything it touches shimmer with deliciousness. It's magic like that. Technically, it's a riff on a chimichurri sauce - one that veered off the rails in a big way. Much tweaking has rendered it a distant second cousin. If that. Let's just start by putting one thing out there. It's as versatile as a black dress. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 medium cloves of garlic, smashed into a paste 1 well-crumbled bay leaf pinch of red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon + fine grain sea salt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Gently warm the olive oil over medium-low heat in a skillet or pan, until it is just hot.

While the oil is heating, lightly pound the rosemary, thyme, and oregano in a mortar and pestle. Stir the paprika, garlic, bay leaf, red pepper flakes, and salt into the oil. Makes ~2/3 cup. Prep time: 5 min - Cook time: 5 min.