Knorr Four™ Recipe Contest

BlogHer, the wonderful network of bloggers, is having a recipe contest using the new Knorr Homestyle Stock. The product is a concentrated stock (in my case, chicken), to which you add water for your recipe. Simple!For my recipe, I made a pulled pork that you can use for taco/burrito fillings, sandwiches, or just with rice. … Continue reading Knorr Four™ Recipe Contest

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CS Bakers- Chocolate Hazelnut Nutcracker Cake

Whew! I'm starting to update. It's been a crazy couple of weeks! First of all, December's Cake Slice Bakers cake was Chocolate Hazelnut Nutcracker cake. A hazelnut sponge-like cake with grated chocolate mixed in, soaked in syrup, and layered with Creme Chantilly.I personally was disappointed in this. The hazelnut flavor was great, but like this … Continue reading CS Bakers- Chocolate Hazelnut Nutcracker Cake

TWD- Grandma’s All-Occasion Sugar Cookies

Starting the holiday season off right, we have yet another cookie recipe this week. Chosen by Ulrike of Küchenlatein, these are a variation on a couple sugar cookies recipes from Dorie. I love sugar cookies and the satisfaction I get from a whole batch of baked, decorated sugar cookies. What I don't love, is the … Continue reading TWD- Grandma’s All-Occasion Sugar Cookies

Daring Bakers- Caramel Cupcakes with Caramelized Butter Frosting

This month's DB Challenge was chosen by Dolores with help from Alex and Jenny. The recipe is by Shuna Fish Lydon, and is apparently her signature cake. I am sad to say I did not like this cake, nor would I make it again. First, the caramel syrup. I dislike recipes that don't give a … Continue reading Daring Bakers- Caramel Cupcakes with Caramelized Butter Frosting

CS- Sweet Potato Cake with Almond Cream Filling & Chocolate Cream Frosting

November's Cake Slice Baker's recipe was for Sweet Potato Cake with Orange Cream Filling and Chocolate Cream Frosting. We had the option of substituting something for the sweet potato, but I was curious to try the sweet potato. I've had sweet potato pie, and thought it was really good, so I was excited to try … Continue reading CS- Sweet Potato Cake with Almond Cream Filling & Chocolate Cream Frosting