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11 Unexpected Ways to Use an Immersion Blender

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Blenders, mixers, food processors and the like get all the hype, while immersion blenders are drastically underrated. But if you don't have one of these versatile tools in your arsenal of kitchen gadgets, you're seriously missing out. They're incredibly convenient and can make cooking quicker, easier and a lot more enjoyable. Why? For starters, they're... read more

A Delicious Winter Moscow Mule Recipe

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This winter Moscow Mule recipe is a favorite of ours, with its mix of spicy ginger beer and sweet blackberries. Garnish with lime and mint for that picture-perfect finish! Ingredients: *yields one cocktail  8 ounces of ginger beer 1 1/2 ounces of vodka Juice from half a lime Tablespoon of muddled mint... read more

A Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Dip for Superbowl Sunday

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Corn + jalapeños + cheese = the most dangerously addicting game-day snack. Ever. The best part about this recipe? It's a snap to put together! You won't regret making this Cheesy Jalapeño Corn Dip for Super Bowl Sunday! (Or maybe you will..) What You'll Need:  (Serves 6) 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 large garlic clove, finely... read more

11 Super Bowl Appetizers That Are Technically Vegetables

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Whether you're a die hard fan or a straight up football hater, everyone can agree on thing — Super Bowl snacks are pretty rad. So even if you're only tuning in to watch Coldplay and Beyonce kill it at half time (the Kitten Bowl is more your thing), a few delicious apps and a pint... read more

Heat Up Your Valentine’s Day With This Spicy Margarita

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If you're looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day, well, we have the perfect cocktail recipe for you. Hailing from Manhattan's hotspot Mexican brasserie and taqueria, La Esquina, this cocktail is sure to heat things up. Called the "Pepino Diablo," this signature drink gets its name from its main ingredient, jalapeño infused... read more

Sweet and Spicy Super Bowl Wings Recipe

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If you're looking for an alternative recipe to your typical hot wings you need to try these Sweet and Spicy Superbowl Wings Recipe. These oven-baked wings are perfectly crispy; made with sweet honey, soy, and sriracha -- make these for the big win! What You'll Need: (Serves 4) 2 pounds chicken wings... read more

10 Ways to Make Store-Bought Soup Taste Better

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Soup is the ultimate cold weather meal — it's not comforting, warming and incredibly easy to make, so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time snuggled up with a good book or your favorite flick. Whipping up a big batch on the weekend to eat throughout the week or freeze is... read more

15 Minutes With Cupcake Expert Alison Riede

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We don't know of anyone who doesn't love a freshly baked cupcake, so when we got the chance to sit down with Alison Riede, owner of Sugar Cat Studio and winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, we jumped at the opportunity. Riede began her career in surface pattern design, but has... read more

5 Must-Try Valentine’s Day Themed Cupcakes

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Ah, Valentine's Day. A time for love, but also a time for eating tons of chocolate and various other sweet desserts! Since we are hardcore chocoholics, we are going to focus on the dessert side of this romantic holiday. We sat down with cupcake extraordinaire Alison Riede, author of Sweet, Savory, and Sometimes Boozy... read more

Honey & Rosemary Baked Brie

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If you love entertaining guests in your home, you know how stressful planning a dinner party can be. You're focused on serving a main course that everyone will salivate over, but what about the appetizers? A tasty appetizer can get your guests in the feasting mood, so before you whip up those pigs in a... read more
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