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10-Minute Restaurant-Style Steamed Edamame

April 14, 2014

10-Minute Restaurant-Style Steamed Edamame 2 cups frozen or fresh edamame in pods 6 cups water 1 tablespoon salt 1. Bring water and salt to a boil. Add edamame and cook for 6-7 minutes until edamame are tender and easily release from their pod. 2. Drain thoroughly and toss generously with a coarse finishing salt like ...

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How to Throw a S’mores Party

October 24, 2013

Crackers Graham Crackers Ritz Crackers Marshmallows Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows Kraft Jet Puffed Marshmallows Chocolate & Vanilla Swirl Chocolate Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Bars Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Spreads Nutella Biscoff World Market Banana Chocolate Spread Salted Caramel Sauce Cashew Butter Peanut Butter Chocolate Peanut Butter Spread White Chocolate Peanut Butter ...

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Caribbean Pulled Pork Sandwich

August 19, 2013

1 lb pulled pork 1 cup chicken broth 1-2 tablespoons Perfect Pulled Pork Dry Rub (or your favorite seasoning rub) 6 pretzel buns (or hamburger buns) 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, softened 6 eggs salt and pepper 6 slices cheddar cheese 1 1/4 cup Sabra Mango Peach Salsa 1. Add pulled pork, broth, and dry ...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread Mini Donuts

August 13, 2013

For Donuts 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1/2 cup mashed banana (about 1 medium banana) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For Topping 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 1-2 tablespoons ...

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Strawberry Shortcake Doughnut Muffins

June 26, 2013

12 tablespoons (1.5 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 3 cups (13.5 oz) all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a mini-muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Beat the butter and sugar for 5 minutes until soft, fluffy and lighter in ...

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Brown Butter Salted Caramel Mocha Cookies

May 20, 2013

2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter 1 1/4 cups packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup caramel bits 3/4 cup Nestle Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks ...

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Smokey Sausage Cups

January 29, 2013

All-purpose flour, for dusting 1 sheet Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry, thawed 8 oz. smoked sausage or kielbasa, diced (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 tablespoon orange marmalade or your favorite jam 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Fresh chopped parsley 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Sprinkle the flour on the work surface. Unfold the pastry ...

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Banana Pudding Ice Cream with Peanut Butter and Chocolate Fudge Swirls (Giveaway!)

August 6, 2012

1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1 pkg (3.4 oz) banana cream Jell-o instant pudding 1 banana, sliced 1/2 cup mini Nilla wafers, broken in half 2 cups (1 pint) heavy cream 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup hot fudge ice cream topping 1. Measure the peanut butter into a bowl, and place in ...

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S’mores Mini Dippers

February 27, 2012

Chocolate Almond Bark Cinnamon Graham Crackers Kraft Jet-Puffed Mallow Bits Vanilla Chop almond bark into small chunks, place in a microwave-safe bowl suitable for dipping, and melt the chocolate in the microwave, stopping to stir every 30 seconds. Generously place marshmallow bits on a small plate. Dip graham crackers in chocolate, tap off any excess ...

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Mini Lasagna Cups

May 10, 2011

If you have any wonton wrappers leftover from the Crispy Southwestern Wontons, here’s a great way to use them up! I was browsing Pinterest the other day when I came across these adorable mini lasagna cups made with wonton wrappers in a muffin tin! How fun are these little lasagnas? And so fun to eat, ...

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Easy Homemade Ice Cream without a Machine

July 29, 2010

July is National Ice Cream month, and I’m so excited to show you how making your own homemade ice cream is easier than you may think! No ice cream maker? No problem. Out of rock salt? Don’t need it! You can make this ice cream in just four easy steps. And let me just get ...

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Ultimate Baked Beans

June 27, 2009

These baked beans aren’t just any baked beans- they are manly baked beans. They’re meaty, mouth-watering, and topped with bacon. They’re perfect for parties, pot lucks and 4th of July. They also are an excellent accompaniment to this Perfect Pulled Pork.  Not only is this scrumptious side dish sure to please, it’s also quite convenient- ...

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