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Simple Cupcake Decorating Tips

Simple Cupcake Decorating Tips

...  to work towards the middle. When you get to the middle, stop applying pressure and pull the tip away. Cupcake Topping Ideas Now, let’s get to the fun stuff. You can decorate cupcakes with a variety of things. Here are just a few: Icing Fresh Fruit Dried Fruit Jam and other Preserves Flowers (just make sure they are food safe) Sprinkles and Other Candies Nuts and Seeds Chocolate Shavings Coconut Shavings Melted Chocolate Whipped Cream Mouse Custard, Pudding and Other Creamy Toppings Peanut Butter Mini Marshmallows Cookies Cookie Crumbs Edible Dust Edible Spray Meringue If it suits your fancy, go for it. It doesn’t matter if you decorate a little or a lot, it’s all a matter of personal taste and ...

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Kare Kare

Kare Kare

...  is a delicious and meaty Filipino stew that is served on special occasions. It is normally made with oxtails, but you can use other types of meat like pork and beef. Ingredients Needed: 1 kilo pig’s leg cut in 2 inch slices (or you can use oxtail, cow’s face, beef tripe and beef sirloin cut) 3 medium size egg plants cut into 2 inch length 1 cup string beans cut into 2 inch length 1 small banana flower bud sliced 1 bundle of pechay or bok choy 1 cup of ground peanuts 1 small bottle of peanut butter 1 cup of toasted ground rice ½ cup of water ½ tbsp of annatto powder 2 pcs onions sliced 1 head garlic chopped 2 tbsp cooking oil Salt to taste Directions: In a big casserole, pour 1 liter of water and put the pig’s leg. Cover and simmer. Boil for 2 to 3 hours using medium heat until the meat is tender. You can use a pressure cooker to save time. Remove the scum from the boiling water. Mix the coloring annatto powder. While waiting until the meat is tender, make the sauce for kare-kare. In a sauce pan, heat the cooking oil. Sauté the garlic, onion and ground peanut. Put in the peanut butter. Add ½ cup of water and stir. Add the toasted ground rice. Put in the string beans, eggplant, bok choy and sliced banana flower. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat. When the meat is tender, transfer the mixed sauce to the casserole. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Mix until the mixture is a bit thickened. Add salt to taste. Serve the kare-kare with sautéed bagoong (shrimp paste). ...

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S’mores Recipe – Reeses Frozen Treat

S’mores Recipe – Reeses Frozen Treat

...  around a campfire. But just because you aren’t near a fire doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the goodness. I’ve taken this traditional s’mores recipe and turned it into a frozen delight. Important! The s’mores recipe calls for hot fudge ice cream topping. Do not try to substitute chocolate cake frosting or liquid hershey syrup for it. You will have a big mess! I used chocolate chip cookies in this recipe,  but these treats are equally great using snickerdoodles, peanut butter cookies and sugar cookies. Ingredients Needed: 8 pre-made chocolate chip cookies (fresh or store bought) * Cookies should be about the same size as the mini peanut butter cups 4 marshmallows 4 mini Reese’s peanut butter cups 4 tsp. hot fudge ice cream topping Tip! You can use 1/4 cup softened vanilla ice cream per treat (1 cup total needed) for even more yummy goodness. Directions: Lay 4 cookies flat side up on a plate, tray or cookie sheet. Spread ½ tsp. of fudge topping onto each cookie. Toast marshmallows and immediately place on top of cookies; one marshmallow per cookie. Top with one peanut butter cup. Spread the remaining four ...

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Peanut Butter and Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

Peanut Butter and Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

...  peanut butter and jelly? How about a peanut butter and ice cream sandwich? Kids and adults alike will love this delicious twist on a classic taste. Surprise your next house guests or party goers by making these a day or two ahead of time and serving them as a treat or dessert. Note: We’ve made these many times and have found that some cookie brands freeze harder than others. Once you remove the sandwich from the freezer, you may want to allow it to thaw a few minutes before serving. Ingredients Needed: 16 tsp strawberry jam ...

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