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The Great Lobster Cookbook by Matt Dean Pettit

  When I think of making lobster at home, I think of a large pot and boiling water, but thanks to Matt Dean Pettit my world was flipped upside down. Matt Dean Pettit, chef and owner of Rock Lobster Food Co., has created The Great Lobster Cookbook, a collection of more than 100 simple and [...]

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White Chocolate and Rosemary Truffles

  These rich and interesting truffles offer a delicate balance of white chocolate with aromatic rosemary. I find that the rosemary tempers the sweetness of the white chocolate so it doesn’t end up too sickly. See what you think. PREPARATION: 40 minutes COOKING: 5 minutes MAKES: about 30 Scant ½ cup heavy cream A large [...]

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Hokey Pokey Candy

  This recipe brings out the child in me: I still love watching the mixture fizz and bubble—volcano-like—as the baking soda reacts with the hot sugar syrup to make this wonderful honeycomb. PREPARATION: 25 minutes, plus setting COOKING: 10 minutes MAKES: 12oz 4 tbsp corn syrup Scant 1 cup granulated sugar 3 tbsp unsalted butter, [...]

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Candy Penguins

  *These adorable candy penguins come from Candy Aisle Crafts by Jodi Levine* Mama and baby penguin cuddle next to a pile of rock candy ice. Note that for the penguin baby, you use only one black gumdrop for the body and a black Haribo Raspberry for the head. Add the beak by scraping away [...]

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PB&J Chocolate Bars

  These bars are inspired by a favorite childhood snack: peanut butter and jelly on saltine crackers. Print PB&J Chocolate Bars Prep Time: 25 minutesTotal Time: 55 minutes Yield: Makes 36 Bars IngredientsFOR THE CRUMB BASE 1 stick unsalted butter ¹/³ cup granulated sugar ¹/³ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 large egg, beaten 1 sleeve [...]

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Homemade Twix Bars

  From the author of Treat Yourself:  The Twix was my go-to candy bar, my movie companion, my lunchtime fascination, my trade-anything-for-it Halloween treat. When the mini-Twix came out, long after I became an adult who no longer had the metabolism to eat them daily, I thought them heaven sent, even though their arrival meant [...]

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Blonde Macaroons

  These are incredibly easy to make and are amazing when dipped in Chocolate. Eating them straight out of the dehydrator is the raw version of eating cookies straight out of the oven . . . Betcha can’t eat just one! Print Blonde Macaroons Yield: 12 macaroons Ingredients3/4 cup cashews, not soaked 1 1/2 cups [...]

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Key Lime Pie

  This is the classic, staple dessert of Florida. There is only one way to make it and this is it. Print Key Lime Pie Serving Size: Serves 8–10 Ingredients1 ¼ cups graham cracker crumbs ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup butter, melted 6 egg yolks Two 300 ml cans sweetened condensed milk (2 ½ [...]

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These Recipes Will Make You Feel Like You’re Spending April in Paris

  It’s April. And we hear that April in Paris is the most romantic place at the most romantic time. And while we may not be able to whisk you away for a lovely vacation, we can help you recreate a bit of the feeling in your own kitchen. And what’s better for romance than [...]

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8 Easter Desserts that Will Make You Hop with Joy

  Easter is just around the corner, so you’re going to want to stock up on sugar, eggs and flour… STAT! Especially after you finish scrolling through this post. There are lots of yummy dessert options to serve at your Easter feast, but we’ve also included options to have around the home for an occasional [...]

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