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Recipes: Make these breakfast treats for overnight guests

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The holidays can bring overnight houseguests. Bless their little hearts, they appreciate treats to enhance breakfast, baked goods that can make them feel like they are getting special treatment. These luscious add-ons aren’t necessarily intended as a replacement for protein-based breakfast entrees. They are a delicious way to make the first meal of the day more festive. I often rely on fruit-augmented cakes that can be prepared a day or two before guests arrive. A lemon-blackberry Bundt cake or an apple-cider enriched loaf cake are two favorite standbys. I put them on a pretty plate or footed cake plate where...

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Crispy and Cheesy Eggplant Pecorino

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This crispy and cheesy eggplant pecorino by America’s Test Kitchen is a huge hit at any gathering! It’s loaded with tons of cheese and a mouthwatering tomato sauce. It’s actually very easy to prepare – great for make-ahead meals. You should definitely try this dish at home. Read on for the full recipe. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of butter 1/4 finely minced onion 3 garlic cloves 2 minced anchovy fillets 3/4 teaspoon of table salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano 128 oz can of crushed tomatoes 14 oz can of diced tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon of sugar...

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How to Make Banana Chips

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If you like bananas, you just might like banana chips. They are sweet and crunchy, and perfect for snacking on. This wikiHow will show you several ways of making them. [Edit]Ingredients Baked banana chips 3-4 bananas, ripe 1-2 lemons, squeezed Deep fried banana chips 5 green/raw (unripe) bananas 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder Oil for deep-frying (peanut oil is a good choice for deep frying) Deep fried sweet banana chips 5 green/raw (unripe) bananas 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1 cinnamon stick Oil for deep-frying (peanut oil is a good choice for...

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Best of Cyber Monday Sales & My Picks

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Hi friend! Did you have a good weekend?!  I started to feel under the weather, which is so crazy because I was sick at this exact time last year!  I remember because it was the week of our annual Favorite Things Party! Our party is this Friday and I’m so excited to get together with all the girls!  It’s one of the most fun things I do all year.  And we get to do it in my new house this year!  Of course, we’ll have to find a new spot for our annual staircase photo- but I think my new...

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How to Cook your Catch: The Mighty Deep Fried Mullet

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While considered to be bait in most places, in the Panhandle region of Florida mullet is considered great eating. While not as popular as other gulf coast fish like snapper and grouper, it is a very economical fish to eat and easy to acquire. Mullet can be caught almost everywhere, off the beach, in the bays, and even in the back of creeks and rivers. They are an euryhaline species capable of surviving in salt, fresh, and brackish conditions, but even with being everywhere, you can’t catch them on rod and reel. They feed on algae on the bottom by...

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