How To Make Mall-style Cinnamon Rolls

Do you like small, reasonably-sized cinnamon rolls? Use the recipe I just linked to. Want those big, unreasonable ones they sell at the mall? I got you covered.

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How To Make Mexican Chicken Wraps

What’s the difference between a burrito and a “wrap”? Beans, I think. That’s about the only difference I can see. That and wraps are usually cold, although not always. This version – a special request from the 12-year-old – really is some refried beans short of being a cold burrito.

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How to Make Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Ever wonder how they make cookies in all those cool shapes? They punch them out through a template. Did you know you can do the same thing at home? Yup, and it’s pretty easy, too.

Oh, but you don’t have to use a cookie press with this recipe. You can just roll them out and use a cookie cutter.

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How To Make Buckeyes

I can't remember whether I ever heard of buckeyes before I came to Ohio, either the candy or the tree. Spend any time here and you're bound to come across both meanings. I'm going to bet, though, that more Ohioans have seen these than the real thing. They're basically like a peanut-butter cup, but because you pick the ingredients you can get much better quality. The Krema peanut butter I use has one ingredient: peanuts. Look at the label on the stuff in your cupboard, you might be shocked. … [Read more...]

How To Make Pork Nuggets

Everyone does chicken wings and chicken nuggets, but maybe you just aren’t into chicken? Don’t you deserve a shareable, dipable little meat snack?

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