Creme Brulee French Toast

The first time I hosted a holiday meal was about four and a half years ago. It was Thanksgiving and we had it at my house. When I think of that holiday, I think about how frantic I was all day and how it felt like I would never get everything done. I ran and…

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Delicious Black Bottom Cupcakes

Mmm. It’s like a sea of cupcakes. I have fantasies of making beautiful layer cakes with perfectly scalloped edges made from smooth, creamy poofs of buttercream frosting. In my head, they are the most exquisite cakes you’ve ever witnessed, rivaling the creations of professional bakers on Food Network’s Challenge shows. And my cakes have perfectly…

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Watermelon Granita

Mmm, what’s better than a cool, refreshing and fruity dessert? One that costs next to nothing to make! Get the watermelon on sale and whip up a batch of this. (This recipe is part of The $7 Dinner Challenge.) Watermelon Granita serves 8 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3 lbs watermelon, cut into chunks…

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