Alexandra

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How to Make a Skinnygirl Margarita

Sweetening the basic margarita with agave nectar in place of simple syrup cuts down on the calories. The frozen strawberry version utilizes a packet …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Blue Margaritas

Forgo the long list of ingredients and pick a winner that features only four. Start with frozen margarita mix, and add tequila, blue curaçao liqueur, …

Food

Cinco de Mojito Part Uno

Forget Cinco de Mayo, this weekend I am celebrating Cinco de Mojito! Ayayayayayaya!<p>Just kidding..<p>Sort of.<p>Most kids my age (kids?) celebrate this day …

Perfect Summer Cocktail Recipe: Honey Bourbon Lemonade

In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the sugar and 2 cups of water to a simmer and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.<p>In a large pitcher …

Our Cuppa Tea: 12 Creative Takes on Traditional Iced Tea

<i>“How does Moses make his tea? Hebrews it.” – @TeaPuns</i><p>With Memorial Day over, summer has officially begun and it’s about to get smoking hot! That’s why we’ve partnered with our friends at Target to brew up a dozen iced tea recipes to keep you cool. Make sure you head over to Target to pick up all of …

Recipes

Watermelon Soda Float

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime Frozen Yogurt<p>1 pint store-bought vanilla frozen yogurt, preferably Greek style<p>1 1/2 tablespoon finely grated lime zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice<p>Watermelon Soda<p>1/2 medium watermelon, chilled, plus ½ cantaloupe …

The Best Bloody Mary

Makes 12 Servings<p>This is the best Bloody Mary recipe because you make your own mix (which means you can customize it to your heart's content). And hey, don't forget the Guinness.<p>September 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped<p>1 large carrot, peeled, coarsely chopped<p>1 large …

Summer Cocktail Recipe: Sweet & Sour Cherry Sparkler

This week I was all set to share a spicy cocktail recipe, but then I came upon the sweetest bunch of cherries at the market. You know the saying, …

New York-Style Cheesecake Recipe

For the Cheesecake Crust:<p>8 whole graham crackers, broken into pieces<br>• 1 tablespoon granulated sugar<br>• 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted<p>For the …

Samoa Cookies

Can you believe that I have never ever had samoa cookies in my whole life? I seriously can't even imagine that I've lived 23 years without these …

Nutella Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>I’ve made quite a few chocolate-peanut butter cookies in my day.<p>But had yet to bake Nutella into cookies until now. What …

Chocolate Chip Macaroon Cookies!

This is where Sweet Loren's Heavenly Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough meets a classic coconut macaroon! These cookies are really delicious if you like coconut, and really fun because the texture is unlike anything I have eaten before! They are a combo of a chewy shredded coconut filled macaroon and a …

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cupcakes

A peanut butter cup is nothing more than chocolate enrobing a salty-sweet peanut butter center in a small paper cup. This version of a peanut butter …

Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

We certainly couldn’t do a Retro-Week without a casserole, right?? You may have noticed we don’t have many casseroles on our site. And we kind of …

Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic, Herbs, and Parmesan Recipe

When I was a college student living on my own years ago, one of my go-to quick dishes was spaghetti noodles stirred in with a little olive oil, …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …