Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream

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This week my coworker Emily celebrated her birthday.  She requested plain chocolate cupcakes with no frosting.  She specifically said “no filling, no ganache, just plain Duncan Hines chocolate cupcakes”.  So, that’s almost what she got.  I did leave a few cupcakes un-frosted just for her.  And I did use...

Monday, February 28, 2011

Slow-Cooker Adobo Chicken

Slow-Cooker Adobo Chicken

I have never been one to use a slow-cooker much.  I just really can’t stand cleaning the things.  However, this recipe has altered my thoughts (and future use) of the much-adored kitchen electric.  Megan at The Fresh Fridge posted her recipe just a couple of weeks ago and something...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Savory Onion Dip

Savory Onion Dip

A couple of weekends ago, we had a few friends over to celebrate my birthday.  I have had this recipe jotted down for quite some time and thought this get-together was a great opportunity to give it a try. I’m not even sure where I found this recipe so,...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

No-Bake Cookies

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I have recently realized that I am quite a nostalgic cook.  To that end, not much is nostalgic for me more than No-Bake Cookies.  I have been making these since I learned how to read – literally. I “made” this cookbook for my mom in second grade for Mother’s...

Monday, February 14, 2011

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Sweetheart Cake

Chocolate Peanutbutter Sweetheart Cake

I received a call from my mom on Saturday.  She was with my sister and was calling to inform me that my sister, Alexa was a bit jealous.  My Ranch Dressing post last week featured my mom’s Taco Soup recipe and Alexa was a bit upset that she hadn’t...

Monday, February 14, 2011

Salted-Fudge Brownies

Salted-Fudge Brownies

I hope your Valentine’s Day is filled with lots of sweet treats!  The first of two posts today is one that I made for my valentine!  As soon as I saw these at Eat Live Run, I knew I had to try them!  They are so decadent.  However, when...