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Bring Yourself Some Figgy Pudding

December 24th, 2013

When people think about Christmas treats, many people picture gingerbread men or candy canes or even stacks of different kinds of cookies. One dessert is frequently mentioned around Christmas time in song, but rarely is it eaten by people. The dessert is figgy pudding. Also called plum pudding or Christmas pudding, it's a dish that's famous because of its repeated...

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How to Make Your Own Napoleon Just Like They Do At The Bakery

December 7th, 2013

The Napoleon is a decadent French pastry stuffed with cream or fruit filling and topped with chocolate, sugar or fondant. It's frequently called mille-feuilles, French for "a thousand leaves," because of its many layers. If you've ever had one at the bakery or cafe, you know that it's a rich, sweet treat the whole family can enjoy. Despite its foreign...

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The Most Over-The-Top Foods In The U.S.

December 7th, 2013

America is known for many things, and one of them is the crazy, over-the-top food you can find throughout the 50 states. While people these days are starting to get more concerned about their diets and are trying to eat healthier meals, every now and then you just need to go wild and try something truly wacky. As long as you don't eat like this all year long, there's no harm...

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The Origins of Pie

December 6th, 2013

Most people would agree that pie can be delicious. But how many people can say they know whose idea it was to stuff certain ingredients into a circular pastry crust, slice wedges out of the dish and serve them as a delicacy? There is some confusion as to who, in fact, invented the pie. According to Time Magazine, the ancient Greeks can be credited as the first...

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Three Alternative Salsa Recipes

December 6th, 2013

No party is complete without the addition of a refreshing salsa to dip your chips in. Though the impact of a traditional red tomato salsa cannot be denied, we're going to give you some variations on the classic to spice up your repertoire. Friends and family are sure to be impressed with these alternative salsas.Green tomato and avocado salsa This recipe combines two great...

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How to Make Sweet Potato Fritters

November 27th, 2013

Why not try something new and deeply delicious? Sweet potato fritters are a delectable and simple fall food, guaranteed to please your guests with their mix of savory and sweet. If you happen to be making these treats after Thanksgiving, even better! This recipe is a great way to use up any sweet potato leftovers you may have and not know what to do with. We're giving you two...

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Easy Dessert Recipes including Parfaits

November 22nd, 2013

Whether after a tasty meal or as a snack in between, a simple dessert can really hit the spot. There are plenty of sweet options for when you want to make something delicious without too much fuss. Here are easy dessert recipes for a few classic treats, including delectable parfaits.Berry Cobbler This is a basic cobbler recipe inspired by a version done by the Pioneer Woman.1...

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Interesting Things Covered in Chocolate

November 15th, 2013

For chocolate lovers, there are plenty of options beyond conventional dessert fare. Chocolate is a far more versatile substance than many people realize. Let's say, every once in a while, you'd like to add a bit of extra sweetness to a midday snack, or even a meal. Here are some ideas for foods that can blend with and enhance the presence of chocolate in your life....

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Easy Dessert Recipes including an Indian Pudding Recipe

November 12th, 2013

Dessert is everybody's favorite course at dinner, but if you're stressed for time, you may opt to skip this luxury in favor of a simpler meal. We're going to show you some easy dessert recipes, including Indian pudding, that will help put the much-appreciated course back on the menu. Prepare to enjoy more quality time with your family and/or friends at the table...

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Bittersweet Chocolate and Almonds are a Great Combination in Cookies

November 5th, 2013

Two ingredients that come together for a truly melt-in-your-mouth experience are bittersweet chocolate and almonds. They're an ideal pair when added to cookies made from a basic dough, but the results are anything but basic. Besides their tastiness, these ingredients make cookies a healthful treat.Bittersweet chocolate is one of the best chocolates to use in baking, but it's...

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