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Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325°. Fit piecrust into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; sprinkle piecrust with powdered sugar.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk eggs in a …

Baking

This Easy Pecan Pie Has a Brownie Bottom Instead of Crust

Tasked with making dessert for Thanksgiving? If you're pie-making skills are a little rough, don't worry — this forgiving recipe is just what you …

I Tested A Shit Ton Of Cookie Recipes To Find The Absolute Best

138 cookies and 10 pounds of chocolate later, I found the recipe you should be using.

Pizza Cupcakes Are The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread. Yum, Bread.

Why order pizza when you can make it at home? No, we don’t mean rolling out pizza dough. That’s just crazy talk! We mean pizza cupcakes that are way …

Al Roker's Bacon-Maple Cupcakes

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cupcakes<p>Nonstick cooking spray<br>• 1 box white cake mix, mixed according to package directions<br>• 1½ cups cooked chopped bacon, divided<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste<p>Candied bacon garnish<p>4 strips bacon<br>• 1/2 cup maple syrup<br>• 1/2 cup brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>Frosting<p>1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened<br>• 3 …

Behold The $25,000 Taco

Street food? More like Wall Street food.<p>If you’re still reeling with disappointment from Taco Bell taking away the fried chicken shell chalupa, you …

Shoofly Pie

This dark, complex syrup is good for a lot more than just Boston baked beans<p>Make the dough: In a food processor, add the flour, salt, and sugar and …

Whip up Your Own Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing Recipe<p>Even Like Better Than Store-Bought<p>Updated January 03, 2018<p>When you try this cheap and easy recipe for ranch dressing, you'll …

Food Preservation

Black-Bottom Pecan Pie

Login to rate this recipe.<p>Makes: 8 servings<br>• Prep 30 mins<br>• Bake 1 hr<p>This pie is from Miss Aimee Bs Tea Room in St. Charles, Missouri.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 14.1 …

Pecan pie cookies for all you holiday baking warriors

Every year around the holidays, my cousin Katrina, goes into <i>warrior baking mode</i>. It’s two solid weekends of sugar, butter and flour. She will …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

Mini Caramel Apples

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons water<br>• 2 tablespoons light corn syrup<br>• 2 tablespoons butter, softened<br>• 1/4 cup room heavy cream, room temperature<br>• Salt<br>• 3 apples, preferably Granny Smith<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a 8-cup microwave safe measuring cup (like Pyrex), combine the sugar, water and light corn syrup.<p>2. …

Cookie Brittle is the Crumbly, Buttery Dessert of Your Dreams

This stuff is addictive!<p>If you love chocolate chip cookies, get ready to fall head-over-heels for this new treat.<p>Cookie Brittle, a deliciously crisp …

Try This 21-Day Better Breakfast Challenge

Eating a balanced plate first thing gives you an energy surge to kick off your day and helps keep your hunger in check. “What you eat for breakfast …

How to Make Creepy Chocolate Chip Cookies for Halloween

Crafter and cake decorator Jennifer Wold of Clever Wren Cakes & Sweets shared her fun tutorial on how to create super creepy chocolate chip cookies …

You've Been Drinking Smoothies All Wrong. Here's What You Should Be Doing Instead

Quick breakfasts are pretty awesome. That's one of the main reasons smoothies are great.<p>For busy days, or anytime we have to be somewhere early …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the …

Dessert

Pecan Pie Muffins

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 350F.<p>Place a small-medium sauté pan on the stove over medium-low heat. Add the pecans and let them toast for about 5-8 …

Leslie Beck: Seven ways to get enough (meatless) protein

If you've given up meat for health reasons (or ethical considerations), you need to stay focused on nutrition. Simply cutting out beef – and, for some people, chicken too – doesn't guarantee that your diet will be nutritionally complete or healthy.<p>Depending on which foods you replace meat with (or …

Nutrition

How to make the perfect madeleines

It’s impossible to write about this little French classic without reference to its No 1 fan, but really, for all the “exquisite pleasure” the madeleine brought him, Marcel Proust didn’t do a terribly good job of selling its simple charms.<p>Expansive on the plain appearance of these “squat plump …

Baking

Homemade Ranch Dressing for a Well-Dressed Salad

<i>The best-dressed salads, steamed and roasted vegetables, pasta and even nachos are all wearing homemade ranch dressing: It ain’t an American classic</i> …

Put Your Garden Basil to Good Use With These 22 Recipes

Basil is one of the first herbs that many aspiring gardeners attempt to cultivate, and it's no mystery why. It's a must-have for Italian and Thai cuisine, and its particular sweet and musty fragrance and flavor are perfectly at home in salads, topping pizzas, or incorporated into smoothies or …

28 amazing chocolate cookies you must try

Chocolate and cookies are both among my favorite foods in the world, and what better than both chocolate and cookies in one bite? Yes, chocolate …

These pecan pie cookie bars might be everything you want right now

Imagine a couple of your sweetest desires all rolled into one: pecan pie and buttery brown sugar shortbread, joined together as a cookie bar. Rich pecan pie filling, flavored with notes of maple and a touch of bourbon, is baked on top of a crumbly shortbread crust. Serve it straight out of the …

Samoa Icebox Cake

For the Graham Cracker Layer:<p>About 24 full-size graham crackers<p>For the Coconut Pudding Layer:<p>2 (3.4-ounce) boxes instant coconut cream pudding<br>• 4 cups …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Anger Management

No Bake Peanut Butter Squares - Quiet Corner

No Bake Peanut Butter Squares Recipe<p>Peanut Butter Squares are the classic school lunchroom treat from your childhood. This no-bake dessert has a …

These Cheese-Filled Juicy Lucy Meatballs Will Be Devoured in 2 Seconds

Get over here, you delicious meatballs, you.<p>If you don't know it yet, you need to get acquainted with the Juicy Lucy, a burger whose patty is stuffed with cheese, glorious cheese. It's a celebration of all that is right about American bar food. Just look at these molten cheese cores. Can you even …

Watermelon Ice Cubes Are the Chillest Food Trend You’ll See This Summer

Keeping hydrated is something you want to stay on top of come summertime. That’s why fruit-flavored waters have been such a game changer. A few minutes of chopping and you’ll have water that’s beautiful to look at and flavorful enough to tempt you to drink more and more. If you dig that hack, …

Watermelon