15 Ways To Boost Your Baking Know-How (via 15 Ways To Boost Your Baking Know-How Best of 2011 | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn)
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DIY Honey Sticks Add a Little Sweetness to Any Holiday Drink
A straw, some honey, extract and a sure-fired way to seal the ends, EASILY!
Passionate For Pasta? 2011’s Best Saucy Bites
I love pasta! Here’s one roundup of some of the BEST pasta recipes of 2011!
Pickled Red Onions
- 2 cups red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons kosher salt
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3 big shakes hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco)
- 1 cup cold water
- Red Onion; Sliced thinly into rings
I have always loved pickled red onions in a salad or on a sandwich… had I known how simple they are to make I would have done it already!
When I think of zweibach I think of baby teething cookies… turns out in the Russian-Mennonite faith they are a type of roll… and they are baking them for Christmas! Thanks for setting me straight Amy!
Cheddar Bacon Dip - AKA Crack
OMG not only does this sound addictive it’s so simple ANYONE can make it! Just remember to make it the day before so it has time to have the flavors blend! This one is going to be at my Souper Super Bowl party for sure! I love simple dips that guests always ask for more!
Best of 2011: 12 Herbs and Spices to Punch Up Your Food
So did you try some new spices this past year? I certainly did! Penzey’s opened up a new store in our city and they have the BEST spices I have ever used!
Meatless Meals: 15 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes Best of 2011
With a vegetarian D-I-L I am always on the lookout for good veggie recipes… here are some good ones that were published in 2011.
RICOTTA CHEESE COOKIES
2 Sticks Of Butter At Room Temperature
2 Cups Of Sugar
1 (15 oz) Container Of Full Fat Ricotta Cheese
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
2 Eggs, Lightly Beaten
Dash Of Salt
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Finely Chopped Lemon Zest
4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
1 Cup Powdered Sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix all the ingredients together until combined. (The dough will be moist.)
Drop by a teaspoon onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake for about 10 minutes until firm, turning the tray around halfway. (The cookies will be golden on the bottom, but will remain white on top.)
Mix in enough lemon juice with the powdered sugar to make a glaze that can be brushed on.
Lightly coat the tops of each cookie with the glaze and sprinkle with the colored sprinkles.
Let dry fully before storing.
Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites
OMG! How easy and SINFUL!