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You Won’t Believe it’s Not Butter: How to Make Olive Oil Cake

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

Chances are, when you envision olive oil in a food and cooking setting, it's drizzled over citrus-kissed vegetables or slices of freshly baked bread. But prepare to become a believer: this "liquid gold" is a beautiful addition to desserts as well. Here's how to make a delicious, heart healthy olive oil cake!

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How Properly Cook Mushrooms For Maximum Flavor

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Gardening | Comments

When cooked properly, mushrooms have a deep flavor, almost meat-like flavor. They can rich, caramelized and intense. Learn how to prepare them correctly in your own dishes for an ingredient and flavor that's hard to resist.

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Lazy Sunday Brunch: Recipe for Brioche French Toast

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

Sometimes, you just have to splurge. Indulge with a fancy french toast recipe that's every bit decedent and delicious, perfect for relaxed weekend mornings.

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Trick or Treat: Homemade Twix Bars Recipe

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

It's nearly candy season and what better way to respond to "trick-or-treat" than with a homemade replica of a classic favorite? This homemade Twix bar recipe is the ultimate grown-up version of the classic confection, and I promise not to tell if you give the kids the packaged confections and save these for yourself.

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Celebrate American Cheese Month + Win a Craftsy Cheese Making Class!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Food & Cooking | Comments

The country is full of diverse cheesemakers and cheesemongers, and there's no doubt cheese can go with just about any meal. Isn't that a cause for celebration? Join the American Cheese Month merriment and enter to win a Craftsy cheese making class!

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On-the-Go Breakfast: How to Make Oatmeal Ahead of Time

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

You've heard it before. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It wakes you up, it gets your metabolism moving, it helps to keep you energized all day long. But it's hard because mornings are so rushed! Well, I have a solution for you. Learn how to make oatmeal ahead of time, and you'll always be armed with a healthy breakfast option — no matter how crazy your weekday morning gets!

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