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Cinnamon Sugar Donut Cones

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Cones

Lynn Tanisaka, Food Artist

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients (8 servings) ½ cup (120 mL) warm water 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, plus 1 teaspoon, divided ¼ oz (7 g) active dry yeast 3 cups (375 g) all-purpose flour, plus more as needed 1 pinch salt ½ cup (120 mL) warm milk, of your choice 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, di...

Ree Drummond’s Pecan Pie

Ree Drummond’s Pecan Pie

Claire Traina, Journalist for the MIS Times

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients: Pie Crust * 3 cups all-purpose flour * 1 teaspoon salt * 3/4 cup vegetable shortening or lard * 3/4 cup salted butter, cut into pieces * 1 egg, lightly beaten * 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar Pie Filling * 1 cup granulated sugar * 3 tablespoons brown sugar...

Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

Lynn Tanisaka, Food Artist

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients for 6 servings DOUGH 7 cups (875 g) flour 3 tablespoons kosher salt ½ teaspoon active dry yeast 4 cups (960 mL) water, at room temperature 1 cornmeal, or semolina, for the pizza peel flour, extra, for shaping SAUCE 6 oz (170 g) tomato pas...

Edible Balloons

Edible Balloons

Lynn Tanisaka, Food Artist

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients (8 servings) : ¼ oz (7 g) gelatin, one packet 2 tablespoons water 1 cup (200 g) sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch ⅔ cup (165 g) light corn syrup ½ cup (120 mL) water ½ teaspoon salt SPECIAL EQUIPMENT food thermometer vinyl tubing helium tan...

Pineapple Upside-down Donut

Pineapple Upside-down Donut

Rachel Snead, Food Editor/ Tech Editor

May 30, 2018


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Prep: 10 minutes - Cook time: 10 minutes - Total time: 20 minutes  Makes about 6 donuts  Ingredients  For the batter  1 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour  ½ cup light brown sugar, packed  ½ teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon baking powder  ½ teaspoon cinnamon  ¼ cup milk (can use ...

Kakiage Tempura Don

Kakiage Tempura Don

Lynn Tanisaka, Food Artist

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients for 2 servings 1 egg 1 cup (120 g) all-purpose flour, plus more for dredging ½ cup (120 mL) cold water 1 eggplant, sliced 2 slices pumpkin 1 green bell pepper, sliced 4 shrimps, peeled and deveined ½ onion, sliced ½ carrot carrot, sliced 1 cup (30 g) fresh ...

Tasty’s Chicken Alfredo Penne

Tasty’s Chicken Alfredo Penne

Claire Traina, Miraleste Times Journalist

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients:  1½ lb (680 g) chicken breast, cubed  2 tablespoons butter  ½ teaspoon dried oregano  ½ teaspoon dried basil  ½ teaspoon salt  ½ teaspoon pepper  16 oz (455 g) penne pasta, cooked  ¼ cup (10 g) fresh parsley  ¼ cup (25 g) shredded parmesan c...

Tasty’s Butternut Squash Ravioli

Tasty’s Butternut Squash Ravioli

Claire Traina, Journalist for the Miraleste Times

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients:  Squash Filling  2 cups (410 g) butternut squash, peeled and chopped  ½ onion, chopped  3 cloves garlic, peeled  1 tablespoon olive oil  salt, to taste  pepper, to taste  1 tablespoon brown sugar  2 oz (55 g) grated parmesan cheese  Fresh Pasta 2 cups (250 g) flour  4 ...

Easy Cheesy One Pot Mac And Cheese

Easy Cheesy One Pot Mac And Cheese

Claire Traina, Journalist

May 30, 2018


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Ingredients: 4 cups whole milk 3/4 pound elbow macaroni (about 3 cups) 8 ounces mild Cheddar, shredded (about 3 cups) 3 ounces part-skim mozzarella, shredded (about 1 cup) 2 ounces cream cheese, cut into small pieces 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 teaspoon Dijon mus...

Lavender-Infused Honey

Lavender-Infused Honey

Claire Traina, Food Editor

May 29, 2018


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Ingredients: 1 cup (340 g) honey 2 tablespoons dried lavender   Directions: Pour the honey into a medium, heavy saucepan and place over medium heat. Be sure to use a large enough pot because the honey can easily boil over. Add in the dried lavender and let the honey come to a ...

3 Ingredient Palmier Cookies  

3 Ingredient Palmier Cookies  

Claire Traina, Journalist

May 29, 2018


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Ingredients:  1 sheet puff pastry thawed  1 cup cane sugar  ½ stick butter melted   Directions  Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.  Brush the melted butter evenly over the puff pastry.  Sprinkle half the sugar on the pastry, then spread it out evenly.  ...

Dessert Tacos

Dessert Tacos

Rachel Snead, Food Editor/ Tech Editor

May 29, 2018


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Ingredients 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Coconut Cream Flavor Instant Pudding 1-1/4 cups cold milk 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping 10 flour tortillas (4 inch) 2 Tbsp. butter, melted 1 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1...

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