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7 Recipes to Celebrate National Cereal Day That Break the Breakfast Mold

National Cereal Day is tomorrow! In an era of everyday-is-a-new-national-day, I think that cereal is actually something worthy of a full day of celebration. It’s not just for breakfast or an afternoon — or late night — snack, there are so many ways that it can be worked into recipes. Not only that but the […]

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7 Quick and Decadent Chocolate Desserts That Will Have You at ‘Hello’

There are times where you just need chocolate immediately. With tomorrow being Valentine’s Day, perhaps the craving is due to the aggressive marketing that surrounds us everywhere we go. Or maybe intense chocolate cravings like this are normal occurrences in your life, slogans and images or not. I tend to fall into the later category […]

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7 Recipes and Kitchen Goals You Definitely Need to Master This Year

A new year brings a clean slate, a time to reflect on what you did (or didn’t) get done in the past, and what you hope to do in the future. If you’re into food and want to expand your culinary horizons, now is a great time to set some goals for yourself to reach […]

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7 Extravagant Holiday Desserts to Try This Season

Holidays are the time of year to take extra time to do things we might not get a chance to do during the busy year. This could be spending extra time with family, with friends, or spending a little extra time in the kitchen making things you wouldn’t the rest of the year. Despite my […]

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7 Tasty Hot Chocolate Recipes to Warm You Up

A go-to hot drink to enjoy in the Winter time, especially for non-coffee drinkers, hot chocolate is enjoyed year round but is especially coveted as temperatures drop further down the thermometer. It’s a quick way to get some heat into your body and, let’s just be honest: it’s extremely delicious. You’re basically drinking a socially […]

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5 Recipes for Using up Leftover Candy Canes

‘Tis the season for candies and sweets, and one of the most prominent this time of year is candy canes. Though peppermint is the traditional flavor, these days candy canes come in almost every flavor imaginable. But what about leftover candy canes? If left too long they can get sticky and melt, but throwing them […]

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5 Sweet Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of the NFL Season

The NFL season kicks off today with a Super Bowl 50 rematch as the Carolina Panthers take on the defending champion Denver Broncos, and there’s no better way to celebrate football coming back than with some sweet treats. Kick off parties and tailgates are full of hot dogs, chips, and other savory foods, and desserts are […]

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7 No-Bake Dessert Recipes for a Cool, Refreshing Summer

Summer creates a conundrum for those of us with a sweet tooth and an affinity for baking. The heat outside does nothing to stop the sweet cravings, and at times only intensifies it. But turning on the oven to bake something when your entire place already feels like one isn’t that appealing. The good thing […]

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7 Delicious Mango Recipes That Will Bring the Tropics to You This Summer

In the magical just-before-our-eyes way that these things happen, mango has turned into the fruit of the summer. Fall has pumpkin spice, Winter has peppermint, spring has…well spring is still looking for someone steady, but summer now has mango. It went from that fruit that you saw in the corner of the produce section that […]

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5 Delicious No-Bake Desserts for Summer That Will Brighten up Your Day

I’m not sure what it is, but there’s just something about summertime that makes me want to bake. Maybe it’s the illusion that I have more free time or maybe it’s just the extra daylight hours. Whatever it is, summer makes me want to get out my mixers and springform pans and whip up something new […]

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7 Recipes That Celebrate Country Cooking Month

This month is National Country Cooking Month in the food holiday world. Are you wondering what exactly country cooking is? You wouldn’t be an outlier if you were. It’s hard to put a solid definition on “country cooking” on because it’s a phrase that can mean something different to everyone. Many times when people say […]

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7 Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Today is National Doughnut Day! A day so special and so worthy of being a real national holiday, yes? Anything celebrating food instantly becomes a holy but because doughnuts are one of life’s true great pleasures, this day deserves something extra special. Everybody has their preferences for foods that they like and don’t like but…does anyone […]

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7 Recipes That Will Make You Fall in Love With Scones

There are a ton of different pastries in existence, some more popular than others. With things like eclairs, biscuits, and croissants being the first ones that come to mind, some of the other less-popular but arguably-more-delicious pastries get lost in the shuffle. The biggest crime that comes to mind here? Scones. If I am only […]

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