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Irish Cream Liqueur Brownies- A Delicious Experiment and Two Recipes

All Costco's Kirkland brand drinks seem to be great- the wines, the liquors, and now... how about this Irish Cream Liqueur? Into the cart it went since I couldn't pass up the possibility of a good drink. We have since tried it, and the Kirkland Irish Cream Liqueur is a winner! On ice and in… Continue reading Irish Cream Liqueur Brownies- A Delicious Experiment and Two Recipes

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New Menu Monday: Italian Chicken and Stuffing Bake (a recipe with potential…)

Here's a great recipe to try. It's great because it is forgiving. Italian Chicken and Stuffing Bake from the food site LifeInTheLofthouse.com It's perfect for illustrating all the reasons why a recipe can go wrong... like, if someone feels like swapping ingredients and decide to not follow certain/most instructions, for instance. Experienced cooks, comfortable in… Continue reading New Menu Monday: Italian Chicken and Stuffing Bake (a recipe with potential…)

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Will It Really Work? Fast Garlic Peeling by Shaking the Begeezers out of It

I thought I would try this trick for peeling garlic that I have seen demonstrated online a lot lately: Scroll down to see the results! The only problem is that the garlic juice and some peels are now stuck inside the jar... I find it more efficient with no more dirty dishes to just whack… Continue reading Will It Really Work? Fast Garlic Peeling by Shaking the Begeezers out of It

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Homemade Ricotta? Sounds too Good to be True… Take #1

SeriousEats.com is one of my go-to web sites for anything in the food and cooking world. I love, Love, LOVE their test recipes, food tourism articles, product reviews... love it all. One of my favorite contributors is J. Kenji López-Alt and his "Food Lab" articles are kitchen chemistry at its best... my favorite type of food reading. Tonight… Continue reading Homemade Ricotta? Sounds too Good to be True… Take #1