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Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts

Sprinkles Rainbowlicious Desserts

You can’t help but smile when you pick up a donut, cupcake or other dessert that is topped off with sprinkles. That rainbow of colors makes any treat feel more fun and festive, whether you’re 5 years old of 95 years old. Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts is a cookbook dedicated to the love of sprinkles, using them in everything from breakfast to ... Read More »

Sweet and Spicy Orange Glazed Pecans

Sweet & Spicy Orange Glazed Pecans

I love making spiced, roasted nuts. They’re a great snack to have around for everyday munching and they’re always a hit when you put them out at parties. Generally speaking, spiced nuts aren’t too difficult to make and you have complete control over how salty, spicy or sweet your nuts turn out – control that you just don’t get with prepackaged nut mixes. These Sweet ... Read More »

Sweet Snacks for Super Bowl Sunday

Chocolate Cupcakes and Red Velvet Cupcakes

When you think about watching sporting events, you probably think about eating savory snacks because they’re something that you can munch on easily throughout a one, two or three hour game. When it comes to watching a big game like the Super Bowl, those snacks can turn into a feast with dishes like nachos and guacamole, veggies and yogurt dip, chicken wings and homemade chili. ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan

Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan

The new Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan deserves its festive sounding name because this bundt cake is certainly ready to be the centerpiece of a party. The pan has a very unusual design that almost reminds be a honeycomb, with a pattern pf concave diamonds covering the entire cake. Compared to more traditional, curved bundt pan designs, this one has a very modern feel to ... Read More »

Coffee, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Cakes

Hazelnut, Coffee and Cinnamon Cakes

Buy hazelnuts. Toast hazelnuts. Make these Coffee, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Cakes. If you already have toasted hazelnuts in your pantry, then you can skip the first two steps and go straight for the third one. These individual hazelnut cakes are surprisingly easy to make and absolutely delicious to eat, whether you’re looking for a simple dessert at the end of a busy weeknight or something that ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Game day snacks are usually bite sized, things that can be prepared in advance and served throughout a big game like the Super Bowl. Some people lean sweet and some people lean savory, but the truth is that game day snacks can and should be both. This week, I kept my eyes peeled for sweet and savory things that might be great at the game ... Read More »

How to Roast and Skin Hazelnuts

Roasted Hazelnuts

Toasted nuts almost always taste better than untoasted nuts, whether you’re eating them as-is or incorporating them into a recipe. They have a crisper texture and a more pronounced nuttiness, with less of the vegetal notes that some raw nuts can have. Toasting hazelnuts makes them especially delicious because it gives them a much better texture and brings out a butteriness that compliments their nuttiness ... Read More »

Hershey’s Spreads Gift Pack Giveaway! (closed)

Hershey's Spreads

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been eating my way through a few jars of the new Hershey’s Spreads, a line of creamy, spreadable chocolate products and that are similar to Nutella but are available in a wider variety of flavors. Hershey’s Spreads come in three flavors: Chocolate, Chocolate with Almonds and Chocolate with Hazelnuts. Each of the spreads has its own distinct flavor, though they share ... Read More »

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