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Some Advice on Making Homemade Burritos

May 16th, 2013

Virtually nothing can satisfy a major hunger and delight the taste buds quite like a proper burrito. New in comparison to other staple foods, the first known burrito was eaten in 1922, according to historian Richard Foss. Although it's possible burritos were around before that - Foss wrote that many Mexican restaurants didn't have printed menus prior to the 1920s....

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Cheesy Biscuits Can Make You Look Like A Pro Chef

May 16th, 2013

How many times have you wished that you could prepare tasty biscuits to go along with your meals without opting for a premade variety? Believe it or not, even amateur chefs can whip up homemade cheesy biscuits without the help of dough that comes from a can. Whether you want something to munch on as a snack or a side dish for dinner, here's a recipe that will make you...

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Do You Know How to Kick Your Ice Cream Soda up a Notch?

May 13th, 2013

How many times have you wished you had a sweet treat that you could indulge in to keep yourself comfortable during the summer? Ice cream can be an easy way to quell this craving, but you can get more creative with it if you're used to just scooping it into a bowl. If you're interested in quenching your thirst while you stay cool, you might want to consider creating an...

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Do You Know How to Create Delectable Macaroons?

May 10th, 2013

Macaroons aren't your average cookie - these delectable treats come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Furthermore, they've evolved over time as they've traveled across countries around the world, according to The Nibble. The French and Italians are renowned for mastering the art of macaroons, but everyone has their favorite way of crafting them...

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How to Make a Caprese Sandwich or Salad

May 9th, 2013

Nothing quite says "classy lunch" like a caprese sandwich or salad, and both are notably simple to put together. Created on the island of Capri, Italy, "caprese" can refer to any dish that features slices of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil leaves. Pesto is sometimes included, as is balsamic vinegar or olive oil. Although often pricey at restaurants,...

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Great Hamburger Alternatives

May 9th, 2013

If you just aren't a fan of meat, you don't have to miss out on the fun of grilling up great food. Instead, opt for one of these great hamburger alternatives at your next cookout. Portobello mushroom Portobello mushrooms have a hearty and filling taste that goes great on the grill. Begin by turning your grill on to medium-high. As it begins to heat up, brush your four...

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Decorating Your Cake For Spring

May 8th, 2013

Learning to decorate your cake like the pros will add flourish to any celebration. Add some seasonal flair to your party by following these springtime cake decorating tips!Simple decorations The easiest way to create a more unique dessert is by using a different shape. Most cakes can be made in a Bundt pan and filled with pudding, whipped cream or other...

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A Delectable Strawberry Shortcake Recipe for Warm Weather

May 8th, 2013

When summer is just around the corner, the urge to create seasonal dishes often becomes overwhelming! If you're interested in creating a light dessert that falls in line with spring or summer, why not bake a strawberry shortcake? Doing so is quick and easy, and best of all, this dessert doesn't contain a large amount of calories. You'll be able to chow down...

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How to Make Greek Yogurt, 'Cookie Dough' Style

May 8th, 2013

Most of us have tried Greek yogurt, but what about Greek yogurt flavored like cookie dough? With this simple recipe, you'll be able to make cookie dough-flavored yogurt at home to share with friends and family.Required ingredients include one small container of plain Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon (tbsp) nut butter, 1 tbsp sweetener (maple syrup or honey), 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla,...

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How to Cook a Great Steak Anywhere

May 2nd, 2013

We all love the taste of a good steak, but who wants to stand out by the grill when it's raining or snowing? Don't worry about letting those steaks go to waste - there's more than one way to cook one up.Marinade If you have time, you can always marinade your steak for at least a few hours before cooking. Many of Food Network star Emeril Lagasse's recipes suggest marinating...

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