Christine Samraj

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8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …


How to Make Lemon Bars

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Yossy riffs on Alice Medrich's lemon bar recipe -- adding a little more zest and a little less sugar -- to achieve a bar</i> …

Our Best Layer Cake Recipes

Here, Martha's father's favorite orange-curd filled cake topped with chocolate frosting.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Ganache Frosting

Whip the ganache as little or as long as you like, depending on how you prefer the consistency.


Red Velvet Cupcakes

With its distinct look, the popular red velvet cupcake is a top contender for favorite flavor. These red velvet cupcakes are easy to whip up for your next get-together. Top them off with a cream cheese frosting that's just as tasty as the red velvet cupcake itself.


French Macarons

Macarons are light-as-a-feather French confections that can be assembled pulling from a mix-and-match palette of sweet fillings and bases. Our recipe for this sophisticated French treat offers variations for vanilla bean, chocolate, peanut, coconut, raspberry and pistachio macarons.


Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A real southern classic, red velvet cake has just a hint of cocoa and a lovely red crumb. True to tradition, these party-worthy cupcakes are topped with rich cream cheese frosting. If you want to amp up the red hue, replace 1 Tbs. of the cocoa with flour and add an extra 1 tsp. of red food coloring.<p>…


11 Red Velvet Recipes Perfect for Valentine’s Day

An old-fashioned Southern cake, red velvet is traditionally red or reddish-brown and made with buttermilk, cocoa, vinegar, and oil, which makes for a …

Baked Alaska with Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Ice Cream

Ice cream in a 500-degree oven? As long as it's bundled up in a thick layer of meringue, the outside caramelizes, and the inside (chocolate cake with chocolate ice cream) remains brr-illiantly chilly.

Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cake Truffles

Armed with this quick and easy video on how to dip anything and everything into chocolate like a pro, these cake truffles are simple as can be and …


Yule Logs

Take Christmas to the next level with this highly detailed Yule log cake, complete with wood-grain pattern and chocolate pinecones.


Spiced orange Christmas cake

The delicate orange flavourings in this spiced fruit cake are enhanced by feeding it.<p>Put the fruit, orange juice and zest, Cointreau and vanilla into …

Lemon Surprise Pudding

Welcome to PUDDING MONTH.<p>It's January. It's cold, rainy and a bit miserable. It makes sense to eat warm, comforting puddings that appear shrouded in …

Double Chocolate Brownies


Lime Bars

I bake lemon bars all the time, both because I love them and because my friends and family love them. Lemons are probably the first fruit that you …

Lemony Rainbow Checkerboard Cake

It's been a busy two and one-half weeks since I last posted, and I've missed you terribly! Those of you that keep up with me on Instagram or Facebook …

Mincemeat Squares

5 reasons why I had to share this recipe:<p>1/ As far as I'm concerned, it's not Christmas without mincemeat (especially homemade mincemeat).<br>2/ It's a …

Spiced Cranberry Sangria

During the summer, I like to make sangria when I’m entertaining. It’s always delicious and refreshing, and it’s easy to make a batch that is big …

What is a Baked Alaska?

A Baked Alaska is a dessert with a long – and delicious – history. It is made by topping a piece of sponge cake with a generous scoop or slab of ice …

Graham Cracker Crumb Crust

A graham cracker crust is an easy to make option for all kinds of pies and desserts. A graham cracker crust will come together much more quickly than …

S'mores Mini Cheesecakes

The combination of rich chocolate, gooey marshmallows and crispy graham crackers in s’mores is one of the most delicious food trios out there as far …

ICE CREAM CUPCAKES! Perfect for Summer - by Cupcake Addiction

7 Ways to Transform Bread Into Dessert

On many occasions, baking a multi-step layer cake or whipping a creamy semifreddo is an accomplished and therapeutic process. On other days, when your kitchen is sweltering and life has thrown one too many curveballs, the most you can muster is to pour a glass of milk to go with the stale box of …

Chile deviled eggs w/ crispy prosciutto at @cropbistro in Cleveland.

Pick Your Mix!

May 27, 2014<p>What’s your sweet style? Cakes, bread, confections, cute? What do you guys love or want to learn how to bake?<p>Check out the 10 books below …


Meringue Kisses

May 19, 2014<p>So these were really fun to whip up. Cute. Colorful. Adorable.<p>And you only need two ingredients to make them. Unless you want to color …


Italian Easter Bread

This may be the happiest-looking bread I've ever made. Sprinkles on bread? Yes times one million!<p>I've had Italian Easter Bread on my bake list for …