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Try a New Zucchini Bread Recipe To Make a Tasty and Nutritious Treat

April 16th, 2014

When zucchini comes to mind, many people may envision a rich tomato sauce and Italian-style dishes. While that's a perfectly good way to use this delicate and nutritious vegetable, zucchini is also a great choice for sweet, spicy bread, with or without nuts. When made into zucchini bread, this summer squash shows how much flavor and moistness a simple...

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Need a New Bacon Recipe Idea? Try Bacon Bowls With Various Fillings

April 16th, 2014

For those who think that everything tastes better with bacon, an inevitable (and easy) bacon recipe is a bacon bowl. First touted as a one of those "as seen on TV" inventions, homemade bacon bowls or cups are just as easy without investing in a one-note cooking utensil.According to How To Do This And That, using common kitchen bakeware like muffin tins will let you duplicate...

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How To Make Red Velvet Cupcakes With Ice Cream In The Middle

April 8th, 2014

You've probably been craving a satisfying dessert lately, and have been on the lookout for a new recipe to fulfill your cravings. Why not consider making some delicious red velvet cupcakes - but with an ice cream sandwich twist? The best part about this dessert is that it's relatively easy to make, requiring a simple set of materials and food. Check out the...

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Spice Up Cream Cheese Frosting With These Fun Variations

April 4th, 2014

When you think of cream cheese frosting, the dessert that comes to mind is probably carrot cake. Somewhere along the line in cakedom, an imaginative pastry chef thought that carrots would work just as well in cake as they do in a stew and came up with a creamy, cheesy spread that offset the cake's spices perfectly.Cream cheese - made principally of skim milk, milk fat...

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Cookbooks Every Kitchen Should Have

March 29th, 2014

Whether you're a seasoned home chef or just beginning your quest for culinary competency, your bookshelf can benefit from the addition of some key cookbooks. Since most people cooking at home aren't professional chefs, the most helpful recipe books won't be the most complicated and specialized. Here are a couple of cookbooks to cover the essentials...

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How To Make Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

March 29th, 2014

Chicken pot pie has made a bit of a comeback recently as a comfort food for all occasions. Depending on its preparation, homemade chicken pot pie can be a great dish to add to a potluck meal or even as a single-serving treat. With certain low-calorie ingredients, fresh chicken and plenty of vegetables, chicken pot pie can satisfy even the most stringent of nutrient...

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Top 3 Healthy Spring Salads To Enjoy

March 22nd, 2014

With the abundance of fresh produce beginning to appear on your grocery store shelves, eating healthier and losing a few of those extra pounds before beach season has never been easier. Spring is the ideal time of year to experiment with a few seasonal salad options, and they can be a refreshing addition to your diet. Here are a few options that you can whip up in no...

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How To Make Italian Wedding Soup

March 22nd, 2014

A staple of simple, home cooked meals, a stunning dish of Italian wedding soup can be just the thing if you're craving comfort food or even something a little fancier.While most recipes call for several basic ingredients, chefs around the globe add their own flourishes to Italian wedding soup. Once you get comfortable with the first few steps, don't be afraid...

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Waffle Topping Ideas Including Whipped Cream

March 22nd, 2014

Waffles have long been a staple of the breakfast food circuit, but jazzing up the usual list of toppings can take a certain degree of ingenuity. While most people might instinctively reach for a jar of maple syrup or a tub of salted margarine, the limitless possibilities of waffle topping ideas that involve whipped cream can change an everyday breakfast into one that...

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Make Dark Chocolate Covered Raisins And Other Healthy Snacks

March 22nd, 2014

When it comes to dessert, you don't have to be unhealthy to make something tasty. Fruit and other natural ingredients can be just as sweet and delicious as fatty cakes loaded with sugar and frosting. Here are a few health-conscious options to let you indulge your sweet tooth without having to feel bad about it. Dark chocolate covered raisins Chocolate-covered raisins...

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