Desserts

Cookies & Cream White Chocolate Blondies

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  Time :1 hour 25 minutes Level: Intermediate Yields: 12 blondies   [one_half] Ingredients: 3/4 cup all purpose flour 2 XL Hersey's Cookies and Cream Chocolate Bar 3/4 cup white granulated sugar 2 eggs 4 tablespoons milk 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 stick of butter 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract [/one_half][one_half] Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line a…

Apple Hand Pies

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Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes Yields: 10 - 12 pies Level: Intermediate [one_half] Ingredients Dough: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup cold and cubed butter 5 - 6 tablespoons ice water 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons sugar a pinch of cinnamon 1 egg Filling: I green apple 1/2 cup white granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cornstarch 4 teaspoons cinnamon Juice from 1/2 a lime 1 teaspoon…

Cheesy Garlic Bread

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Total Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes Yields: 24 - 30 bread sticks Level: Intermediate [one_half] Ingredients Dough: 3/4 cup warm water 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons softened butter 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons yeast 2 tablespoon olive oil Topping: 1/4 cup chopped garlic 1 stick softened butter 1/8 cup chopped parsley 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese [/one_half][one_half] Directions In a bowl, add in the…

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

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Total Time: 1 hour 50 Minutes Yields: 8 - 9 servings Level: Intermediate     Now I think we all can agree that Italian food is the greatest thing ever. Now when you think of alfredo the first think that probably comes to your head is fettuccine alfredo. That is made with fettuccine pasta, alfredo sauce and customarily chicken. But this is not the ordinary alfredo dish. It is combining…

Fried French Toast Bites

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Total Time: 30 minutes Yields: 36 bites Level: Easy     This recipe is for late mornings and when you are on the go. You can eat it out of a bowl or even a cup. Since school is almost back in session you  might need this for a sleep-in breakfast recipe. When I tried this loved it, so I hope that you have the same experience. Ingredients 4 eggs…

Stacked Waffle French Toast

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Total Time: 45 minutes Yields: 1 stack Level: Intermediate     This one is for the waffle and the french toast lovers. Believe me, if you can't pick a side just like me this recipe is just for you. It has the whole french toast taste with the whole waffle feel. This can be classified as one of those crossover breakfasts because it's the best of both worlds. Ingredients 1…

French Toast Bouquet

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Total Time: 30 minutes Yields: 3 servings Level: Easy   Now what this is, is a new take on French Toast. It is also a great breakfast for kids, because it is entertaining to make and it tastes great. The French called the original dish pain perdu (the lost bread) because the bread would become hard and stale.Then they would soak it in an egg and milk mixture; sauté it…

Lemon Lime Macarons

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Cook Time: 10 | Prep Time: 30 | Total :2 Hours Yields 30 - 40 Completed Macarons Level- Hard Here we go again with these with macaron. So about six months ago I made over five hundred completed macarons in three days for a Valentine's Day fundraiser. After that I convinced myself that I wouldn't make another macaron ever again in my life. But, here I am finding myself wanting…

Lemon Cake w/ a Sweet Honey Glaze

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    Total Time: 1 hour Level: Easy Yields: 7-8 slices     My absolute favorite flavor in food is lemon. I also like Lemon Starburst, Lemon Skittles, Lemon & Lime Soda ( Sierra Mist and Sprite,  I am not picky.)  I know, I know, it sounds like I do not eat very well, but you have to let me finish my list before you judge. I love lemonade, lemon chicken,…

Traditional Caribbean Vienna Cake

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The first time I had one of these cakes was when I was  7. In St. Croix we have many cultural events throughout the year. My vote for favorite day has to go to Food Fair Day. There you can get many foods that are known throughout the Caribbean. Paté, Roti, Johnny Cake, Blood Pudding. But of course just like any other culture you are afraid to try a few…