Instructables: exploring - food - quick - featured Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Egg in an Avocado Hole
Egg in an Avocado Hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A quick and healthy recipe to start your morning off right. Egg in an Avocado Hole is delicious and has definitely become a staple in my breakfast routine and maybe yours too! Breakfast can be tough, we're not always ready to eat first thing in the morning. Even if we are hungry, it often seems to b...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:25:10 PDT
How To Make Minion Easter Eggs thevegetarianbaker Easter is just around the corner and one of the stables for this holiday are dyed eggs. I hope you like my version of the famous Despicable Me characters of the Minions as Easter eggs.  Fundraising for better camera: Ingredients: (amounts depend on how ma...
By: thevegetarianbaker

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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:16:48 PDT
Cauliflower Mash
Cauliflower Mash - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimamonsta So you have a potluck to go to but you don't have a lot of time or you just don't know how to cook but you really want to impress your friends or special person of interest. Well, this is a super easy but super delicious recipe.It's a great alternative to the heavy starch in potatoes.Another good th...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:40:12 PDT
Focaccia Pie made with Ricotta Cheese
Focaccia Pie made with Ricotta Cheese - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 If you take a look at my recipe instructables it's easy to understand that focaccia bread is one of the things I love the most. I love it because it tastes so good just plain, but it is also perfect when matched with other things like cold cuts and cheese or anything you like. And let's not forget t...
By: lindarose92

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:58:23 PDT
Chocolate Dipped Bacon
Chocolate Dipped Bacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Chocolate dipped bacon is an instant dynamic duo. It's incredibly easy to make and a crowd pleaser every time with it's union of salty, crunchy, cured bacon and smooth, creamy, sugary chocolate.  You'll find it won't stay on the plate too long. Whip it up for your next party, decadent morning brunc...
By: kelleymarie

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:17:26 PDT
Amazing Avocado Fries
Amazing Avocado Fries - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A fun new way to eat amazing and delicious avocados. As if you need another excuse right? Well, that's what I thought too.... Avocados are nature's butter and a super food. They are creamy source of natural healthy fats with a side of vitamin C, fiber, and potassium--just to name a few. They are gr...
By: kelleymarie

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:46:31 PDT
Baked Sweet Potato Chips
Baked Sweet Potato Chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A fast and easy recipe for making crunchy and delicious sweet potato chips as snack or scrumptious side.  Filled with vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, iron, potassium, and fiber--just to name a few--it makes sense why sweet potatoes have been and are becoming increasingly popular alongside thei...
By: kelleymarie

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:13:55 PDT
Easy Garlic Confit
Easy Garlic Confit - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy step by step recipe for garlic confit with professional taste and results.  Garlic Confit is a simple way to not only preserve garlic cloves, but also infuse olive oil with garlic flavor. Derived from the French word confire which means to preserve, confit is a culinary method that involves...
By: kelleymarie

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:47:25 PDT
Chicken Enchilada
Chicken Enchilada - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine This week I have been making my kids their favorite meals because I am leaving next week to go home. I made chicken enchiladas and the only complaint was I did not make enough.  Ingredients This is what you will need: 2 pre-cooked chicken breast or approximately 1 1/2 cups shredded chicken ...
By: sunshiine

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:29:27 PDT
Green Chile Potato Taco
Green Chile Potato Taco - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine We made these tacos in Home Ec many years ago. My sister and I continued to make them for our family when the kids were living at home and it has been one of our favorite recipes. We don't make them very often anymore but, every now and then I will make them to satisfy my craving. This recipe is per...
By: sunshiine

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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:17:53 PDT
How To Make Strawberry Almond Milk thevegetarianbaker Almond milk is amazing plain, but it is even better when you add strawberries. Strawberry Almond Milk is great alone, but is also amazing in cereal, mixed alcoholic beverages, and for dipping your cookies in. I hope you enjoy this recipe. You can easily make it vegan by cutting out the honey. Make t...
By: thevegetarianbaker

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:51:45 PDT
Easy Fruit Dip
Easy Fruit Dip - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nadflick This idea is a great after school snack and super easy! I originally got this idea from's "50 After-School Snacks" but I decided to change up a couple things. Hope you enjoy! Materials Things you will need are... Tools: 1 tablespoon, 1/4 cup, bowl, skewer (optional), and a knife f...
By: Nadflick

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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 16:23:11 PDT
Pumpkin Waffles, Yum!
Pumpkin Waffles, Yum! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Reichenstein7 Fluffy and light Pumpkin Waffles. Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 3-5 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup - Krusteaz Waffle Mix 1 Cup - Pillsbury "Quick Bread" Pumpkin Bread Mix 3 Tbsp - Canola Oil 3/4 Cup - Water 1 - Egg Non-stick spray (for waffle maker). In a large bowl, simply join all ingred...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 18:29:31 PST
Winterfell Cake - From Game of Thrones
Winterfell Cake - From Game of Thrones - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch This is an instructable to make a quick and somewhat easy Winterfell cake. Another must have for a Game of Thrones Party! Full party instructable can be seen here: Find a picture for reference I used pictures from T...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:02:57 PST
Calas: New Orleans Sweet Fried Rice Cakes (Mardi Gras Recipe) thevegetarianbaker Mardi Gras is just round the corner and this recipe will definitely get you in the festive mood. Calas are deep fried rice cakes, made with sugar, flour, eggs and rice. It was a popular breakfast food in New Orleans in the early 20th century, and has a mention in most Creole cuisine cookbooks. They ...
By: thevegetarianbaker

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:51:42 PST
Heart Healthy Herb Baked Salmon
Heart Healthy Herb Baked Salmon - More DIY How To Projects]]> JHebert214 The benefits of salmon are generally well-known: increased heart health, reducing the bad cholesterol while increasing the good, increased muscle and tissue health, and it offers boosts to your brain and nervous system. With just a few seasonings, a tiny dab of olive oil, and maybe a quarter of an h...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:32:49 PST
Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple
Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple - More DIY How To Projects]]> L_Bow You can't really go wrong with bacon-wrapped anything!  This is an awesome Paleo-friendly, healthy snack. For a good article on including bacon in your diet, see  I believe the idea for this recipe originally came from a boo...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:36:33 PST
Vegetarian Meatloaf
Vegetarian Meatloaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine My daughter is a vegetarian and her husband is a meat lover! I am visiting them and have altered my favorite meatloaf recipe to make them both happy! If I were to describe this meat loaf . . . I think I could easily get away with calling it " Meat lovers meatloaf! " I say that because . . . . the fl...
By: sunshiine

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:22:30 PST
Microwaved Zucchini Chips DeandrasCrafts So before you blow me off and think, "What?  How can that possibly taste good?"  Go with me on this.... I have tried - many times - to make baked zucchini chips.  I don't know why it seems I can't get that recipe right, but when I found this recipe for microwaved zucchini chips, I have not gone bac...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:52:13 PST
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio for One onehundredzeros Aglio e Olio is one of those lovely foods that are so easy to make but also tastes really good. The dish is said to have originated from a region in central Italy called Abruzzo, hence the Italian that translates to 'spaghetti with garlic and oil'. Ingredients: Spaghetti 1 clove garlic (minced) 2 ...
By: onehundredzeros

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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:43:14 PST
Basic Bagel Recipe ("Water Bagels")!
Basic Bagel Recipe ("Water Bagels")! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Caulerpa I put off trying to make bagels for a long time. I really wanted to learn but I didn't know anyone who had made bagels and all of my Jewish relatives had described the "real" bagel as a mystical object. I almost felt that they could truly only be crafted by Jewish people. Well, now I'm the only one ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 18:32:58 PST
Persimmon Nut Bread
Persimmon Nut Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> nikoala3 In my home town, there are tons of persimmon trees. These persimmons are the soft variety, called Hachiya, and are not as popular to eat because of their gooey texture, but they are great for baking and cooking with. This bread is moist and delicious. It has become a fall and winter favorite in my f...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:40:36 PST
Omi's Biscuits - An Old Family Recipe
Omi's Biscuits - An Old Family Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> madminor I'll admit it; I don't cook much - BUT - I always cook these amazing, tasty but super-easy to make Ginger biscuits whenever there's a special occasion. And, believe me - everyone loves them!This is a very old family recipe which we've had for as long as i can remember. Its just been Christmas, and w...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 10:11:51 PST
perfect oven sweet potato fries
perfect oven sweet potato fries - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink I have perfected the art of the sweet potato fry. I've made them so many times that I have a very set formula for making them. I don't enjoy frying things, so I do mine in the oven. They're easy and tasty and go well with Cuban, Mexican and Indian food. :D They're also good for holiday dinners. I j...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2008 14:09:31 PDT
Pumpkin Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Chips
Pumpkin Dip with Cinnamon Sugar Chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> sherrycayheyhey This is a festive and simple dip for a Halloween or fall party. I don't prepare food things/cook so if I can pull this off it must be pretty much foolproof!  Ingredients and Hardware Dip: -vanilla pudding mix, 3 small boxes -pumpkin, 15 oz. can -Cool Whip, 16 oz. tub Chips: -flour tortillas, app...
By: sherrycayheyhey

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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 20:56:13 PDT
Apple Swan
Apple Swan - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hiyadudez If you're a lover of apples and swans, or maybe you're having a party and want some interesting snacks to wow your guests, or even just want to have a bit of fun with your food before eating it, then this is the Instructable for you! Tip: This swan works best with fully red apples, which gives the ...
By: Hiyadudez

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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 16:55:20 PDT
Easy Refrigerator Pickles
Easy Refrigerator Pickles - More DIY How To Projects]]> WUVIE So it's hot, the garden is bursting with a bounty of cucumbers, and you don't have a pressure cooker. You don't have a set of canning jars, you don't know the first thing about making pickles, but you want some. What to do? With a glass bowl, a saucepan, a pile of cucumbers and a few other ingredie...

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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 15:29:27 PDT
white bean soup jessyratfink This is a super simple version of white bean soup with tons of veggies. It's a good meal when you're getting down to the end of your groceries. :D That was my problem today! All I've really got left is dried beans, vegetables and bacon. You can also switch out the vegetables with your favorites or ...
By: jessyratfink

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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 17:54:10 PST
DROPLETS - More DIY How To Projects]]> Density Hi everybody. Today I will show you how to make easy, quick and tasty droplets. This is a simple way of making delicious treats for guests out of three ingredients and in under 25 minutes. Read through the instructable before starting so you can understand what is needed. I hope the instructions are...
By: Density

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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 09:30:53 PDT
Oreo Brownies
Oreo Brownies - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelgohjs So after a long day of lectures, rock climbing and working on CADs I decided to unwind. So its gaming time! but then.. why not bake brownies, its just as fun and i can eat brownies... Of course i had lots of help with the brownies, or its more like me helping. But it matters not, ...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 10:07:20 PDT
No Fail Bacon and Potato Rose
No Fail Bacon and Potato Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine My mother used to make miniature dough roses when I was a child, using flour and Elmer's glue if I recall . She was an artist at heart. I decided to try my hand at making a bacon rose "for the bacon contest" using my mom's dough rose method. They turned out better than I had expected. These roses co...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:52:34 PDT
Bacon Flavored Caramel Syrup!
Bacon Flavored Caramel Syrup! - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine Caramel and bacon flavors are very popular right now. Last year I made a couple of coffee instructables and a comment was made about bacon coffee. The thought was not very appealing to me but I thought if I had an opportunity I might try to make some and share here. I decided to try and pull off a...
By: sunshiine

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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 02:59:17 PDT
Easy Key Lime Pie (with Ginger Snap Crust)
Easy Key Lime Pie (with Ginger Snap Crust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> octocarrielyn Every year I celebrate spring by making a Key lime pie. But this year the limes in store were depressing, and I had to resort to bottled lime juice. It felt like a large sacrifice in flavor, so I decided to put my emphasis on the crust, an often neglected part of the pie in my opinion. Graham cracke...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:38:26 PDT
Poor woman's breakfast nadialtbr With my kitchen demolished for remodeling I've had to be creative about food. We used to eat this for breakfast in Brasil because it is dirt cheap to make. Ingredients: - 2 overripe plantains (they can be pure black and still good inside) - 2 tablespoons of butter - 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:34:46 PDT
Quick Pi Pie Pockets
Quick Pi Pie Pockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> kmac1 All this talk of pie had me craving a piece of apple pie.  Since I like portable eats, I made pie pockets.  I've never attempted any type of fruit pie before. . . so I cheated!  It took under 45 minutes from craving to consuming this most pleasant treat! Feel free to make delicious flaky crusts an...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:32:33 PDT
Sly pizza
Sly pizza - More DIY How To Projects]]> nadialtbr It is sly because it is hiding lots of fiber and vitamins under all of that gooey melted cheese! Use high quality, fresh ingredients for the best result. This recipe is low in calories but it satisfies and fills the belly. Ingredients: - 2 pieces of flax lavash bread - 3 button mushrooms sliced - ...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:18:01 PST
Easy Quick Breads scoochmaroo Quick Breads are so named because they don't involve yeast, and therefor don't require the time to rise that traditional breads do.  "Easy Quick Breads" is a collection of awesome quick bread recipes from that are super easy to make.  Learn how to make a variety of banana, pumpkin,...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:36:31 PDT
Super Easy Rustic Sicilian Quick Bread
Super Easy Rustic Sicilian Quick Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> garrettg Today I was on break at home and thought it would be a great day to make my Grandma's fresh olive rosemary bread. I started to round up the ingredients but suddenly realised I had no olives!!! So I started thinking "I wonder if I could make something else instead." Well here it is, my homemade quick...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:47:58 PST
Sneaky Alfredo
Sneaky Alfredo - More DIY How To Projects]]> nadialtbr This dish is sneaky because it is low fat but still creamy and full of bold flavor.  The amount made here serves 2 people, but you can easily double it.  Very quick to make and using simple ingredients: - Half a pound of linguine  - 1 cup of frozen broccoli florets - Half a cup of 2% milk - Half a ...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:29:38 PST
artichoke and spinach dip
artichoke and spinach dip - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink Artichoke and spinach dip is one of my favorites. It's amazingly simple and quick to put together, and it's perfect for snacking on during parties! Best of all - no cooking is required to make the tastiest artichoke and spinach dip ever. And it'll be ready in about ten minutes! :D This is my versi...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 00:27:19 PST
Tropical Protein Pancake sensualappeal Just because it's winter doesn't mean we shouldn't have some fun tropical flavors once in a while, eh? After making Pineapple Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt, I still had canned pineapple left over and I wasn't going to throw it out right away. I had to make at least one more new recipe out of it. That'...
By: sensualappeal

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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:16:37 PST
corn salsa jessyratfink Corn salsa is so simple and tasty. I've been sick the past couple of days and it was one of the only things that sounded good. :) This salsa is best with fresh corn, but it works well with frozen corn too! Just pop it in the microwave to defrost or leave it overnight in the fridge. Ingredients: ...
By: jessyratfink

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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 11:29:29 PST
BRICKLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> Crazy5683 Brickle is a type of yummy cookie that is easy to make.  You will need: One baking sheet (around 11x17in.) Aluminum Foil 2 sticks (1 cup) butter 1 cup sugar semi-sweet chocolate chips (about half a bag) Topping (crushed heath bar, pepermint stick, nuts, ect.) Prepare your pan Line your pan wi...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 17:40:35 PST
5 Minute White Chocolate Fudge Kristinanndavidson So this recipe came about, believe it or not, because I found some really cute jars at the dollar store and I wanted to fill them with something to give people for christmas gifts.  I am going to fill some with bath salts, and some with fudge.  Yum, I just thought about eating a piece of this fudge ...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 17:54:53 PST
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> luv2bake This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipie from subbmitted by ELIZABETHBH.  I love to bake, and out of the dozens of other chocolate chip cookie recipies I have tried this one is by far the best.  The cookies have nice, crispy edges, with soft, chewy centers.  "These cookies ar...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 17:37:21 PST
fried tofu
fried tofu - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink Fried tofu is the only way I've been able to get perfect tofu stir-frys, amazing pad thai, and even a really excellent Italian-herb-breaded tofu awesomeness. Fried tofu is even super yummy all by itself - and I own up to making it and then dipping it in buffalo sauce. While it might seem like it'll...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:14:39 PST
How to cook an impressive meal
How to cook an impressive meal - More DIY How To Projects]]> weiblen.c ...without even using a stove. Make this colorful meal with a microwave oven and a counter-top electric grill. Impress and flatter the vegetarian in your life, with a hearty grilled mushroom, alongside steamed asparagus and saffron rice. Or substitute a chicken breast, for a more conventional meal....
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Wed, 30 Apr 2008 18:32:35 PDT
Chocolate Pasta ~ Pasta di Cacao
Chocolate Pasta ~ Pasta di Cacao - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheBrooklynRagazza When I was in Tuscany this past summer, I saw Pasta di Cacao (Chocolate Pasta) everywhere!  The United States is just catching on to this craze, but it is SO very expensive to buy in the specialty shops. Would you believe an 8 ounce bag of chocolate pasta is almost ten dollars! Yes!  I kid you not!...
By: TheBrooklynRagazza

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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 18:14:24 PST
5 Minute $5 Cocktail Shaker
5 Minute $5 Cocktail Shaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShadowedOne One of my favorite side hobbies is mixing cocktails.  I run a cocktail blog, mix up quite a few recipes and, as such, get asked to bring cocktails to lots of events.  When I'm asked to bring cocktails I pack up the appropriate ingredients and all the necessary tools and off I go.  The tools piece go...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 20:08:17 PDT
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker Do you love pumpkin desserts?  Do you LOVE cheesecake?  Do you love tiny food?  Om Nom Nom into this instructable! I have been trying to figure out things to make that would be awesome (and delicious!) to pack in lunches for dessert.  We were getting bored of cookies and such, and I didn't want to ...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:54:19 PDT