Crystal Hixson

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Cashew Brittle

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Cashew brittle is irresistibly buttery, eminently giftable, and spectacularly easier to make than you’d expect. Here’s how.</i><p>Adapted …

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Spice Hunting: 5 Tips to Brewing a Better Mulled Cider

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>It became fall in the Northeast this week, and I didn't have to think twice before setting some squash to roast and breaking out the Crock-Pot for some mulled cider. The aroma of apple and spice is torture for my neighbors, but when dinner guests come by, they …

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely love lemon, so when I saw how ridiculously simple this recipe was I knew I had to try it. It uses boxed …

Pretzel Cookies with Chocolate & Peanut Butter Chips

It seems like the culinary world has been slightly obsessed with the salty/sweet combination lately. I keep seeing salted caramel desserts and fleur …

Key Lime Mini Cheesecakes

Key lime pie is one of my favorite summertime desserts. Cool and creamy, it is easy to make and always refreshingly zesty. Key limes are known for …

No-Bake Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecakes

No-Bake Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cheesecakes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 7, 2012 91<p>I think we can agree that 2012 was the year I became infatuated with …

Chesapeake Corn, Tomatoes & Basil

Ingredients<p>4 ears fresh corn, shucked<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1-1/2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning<br>• 1/2 cup low sodium vegetable broth<br>• 1 cup chopped …

White Bean Ragout

Servings: 4-6<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 pound dried cannellini beans, soaked and cooked (or two 15-ounce cans, drained and well-rinsed, …

Peanut Butter Burgers with Slim Jim Fries and Chocolate Malted Milkshake.

Also known as the peanutburger.<p>What’s a peanutburger you ask?<p>Well, if you live on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio than you probably already know the …

17 Foods That Should Be Wiped Off The Planet

You're not serious with that cookie grilled cheese sandwich, are you? It's a joke, right?<p><i>This post does not reflect the opinions of the rest of the BuzzFeed Food team. They are letting me get away with heresy because it is the last day of my internship.</i>

Heavenly Banana Pudding Parfaits

Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, instant vanilla pudding and sliced bananas. Depending on who's making it, it's either topped with baked meringue, sweetened whipped cream or cookies. I've tried every variation and many different …

Bay Scallops and Peas With Pesto Sauce on Rotini Pasta Recipe on Food52

• 6 ounces small Bay Scallops<br>• 5 ounces small peas<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter<br>• 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil<br>• 4 large garlic cloves<br>• 6 ounces rotini pasta<br>• 1 red jalapeno, chopped fine<br>• 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped<br>• 1 zest of 1 lemon<br>• pinches red pepper flakes<br>• 1 tablespoon corn starch or arrow root<br>• lemon …

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

5 stars based on 810 votes<p>We had the best snow day last week. School was cancelled, work wasn’t happening, and the only thing to do was hunker down …

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …