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15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

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25 Hershey's Kisses Recipes That'll Get You Chocolate Wasted

There's something so special about a kiss: It's personal, it's sweet and when it's made out of chocolate, it's positively delicious. Hershey's Kisses always deliver on all three counts; their iconic silver foil is a pleasure to unwrap and you can be sure of a consistent chocolate flavor every …

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

If you find yourself tossing soggy celery and mealy tomatoes in the trash all too often, you're not alone. No one gives you a guidebook on how to store food properly to prolong shelf life and flavor. So, it's no surprise that the average American throws out more than 20 pounds of food per person …

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When I say the term “hot-button issues”, what do you think of? Maybe, war on terrorism? Gun control? Legalizing certain drugs?<p>But do you ever think …

(Idiot Proof) 5-Ingredient Puppy Chow Ritz Cracker Cookies

Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddy? I never know.<p>My Aunt Katie always used to call it Puppy Chow, so Puppy Chow it is.<p>I am thinking that it is time I honor …

Anti-recipes: Ritz Cracker Candy

I can't take credit for the heavenly goodness pictured above, but I certainly ate my share of it this weekend. I attended an annual "Friends' …

Nutella Brownies

These Nutella Brownies almost didn't happen.<p>They were a last minute, oh hey, chocolate sounds kinda good, let's do our favorite brownie recipe. Then, as I was grabbing the flour from my cabinet, I bumped into the jar of Nutella and, well, I just went with it. Divine intervention, y'all. It's a …

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Amazing Super Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Super stuffed chocolate chip cookies - you heard that right! These amazing (and HUGE) chocolate chip cookies are stuffed with both Oreos AND Reese's peanut butter cups. It's a heavenly mouthful!<p>Okay, so these cookies might just lean a little towards the ridiculous. A three and a half ounce ball of …

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Bacon, Onion, and Cheddar Beer Bread Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 slices bacon1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves3 cups (about 15 …

The Best of All Worlds: A Creamy, Chunky, Vegetarian Chowder

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: You shouldn't have to decide between creamy soup and chunky soup.</i> …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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Double Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Filling

Peggy Cullen, the owner of Lucky Star Sweets, fills her tender chocolate cupcakes with a creamy, salty peanut butter mixture; then she dips the tops …

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Gooey Honey Blondies From 'Ovenly'

Square and blonde and sweet all over, this <i>Ovenly</i> recipe is made with a combination of dark brown sugar, light brown sugar, and a heap of honey. Chunks of raw pecans keep them from being cloyingly sweet, and a teaspoon of salt makes all the flavors pop.<p><b>Tips:</b> Using chocolate that's 60% cacao or …

Homemade Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse rolls you can make at home! We love that Stephie used one of her great-grandmother's recipes for inspiration.<p>Bread. Rolls. Carbs. They’re pretty much my life-line.<p>So it should come as no surprise to anyone that one of my favorite yeast rolls are those served at Texas Roadhouse …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Heat oven to 375°. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl; set aside. Combine butter, both sugars, and vanilla in a large bowl; beat …

Salted Caramel Shortbread Bites

If you're a fan of the salt and caramel combination but haven't tried it at home yet, this is a delicious way to experiment. The recipe is a twist on …

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19 Cult Food Destinations Worth Enduring An Insanely Long Wait In Line

How long would you wait in line for your favorite nosh? An hour? Two? A whole day?<p>With beloved Chicago hot dog spot Hot Doug's set to close its doors forever on Friday, lines in recent weeks have stretched so long and started so early -- 1:30 a.m.! -- that the tiny restaurant is closing its line to …

Best Soda Fountains In The U.S.

Despite being commonly associated with the simple life of the 1950s, the soda fountain saw its heyday at the turn of the 20th century. A bow-tied soda jerk was as skilled and serious as a modern day mixologist, custom-chipping ice cubes and swirling house-made syrups and bitters with seltzer pulled …

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Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

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Spinach and Tomato Frittata

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: Step away from the rice cakes. Make this frittata</i> …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

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