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Enter for a Chance to Win: Breville Fast Slow Cooker
| Blog, Blue Plate Special, Giveaway
One appliance that does both: tender meat in minutes using pressure, or flavor layering up to 8 hours when slow cooking. Sauté and sear onions and meats directly in the cooking bowl. Pressure steam vegetables, poultry or seafood in minutes. Layer delicate flavors over many hours for succulent, melt-in-the mouth meals, or achieve the same […]
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Chocolate Cupcakes for Halloween!
| Blog, Blue Plate Special, Recipes
Anne Byrn, bestselling author of The Cake Mix Doctor and The Cake Mix Doctor Returns (among many others!) offers some great advice on creating a homemade Halloween treat: Bake chocolate cupcakes and prepare a plain buttercream or cream cheese frosting. Tint the frosting orange. Take a tube of black or brown frosting and pipe out a […]
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Dress Up Your Treats!
| Blog, Blue Plate Special, Lists
Anne Byrn says she’s pretty frugal with packaging gifts and reuses boxes, jars and ribbons she receives. But she advises you stock up from time to time on new items to keep your gifts fresh! That way, you’ll be able to garnish your game day nachos with your favorite team’s colors, package your bake sale cupcakes in […]
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Aïoli BLTs from Staff Meals from Chanterelle
| Blog, Blue Plate Special, Recipes
According to David Waltuck (chef of élan restaurant, and author of Staff Meals from Chanterelle), the success of a BLT depends, first of all, on the quality of the bacon; you want to use the best smoked bacon available to you. He indicates that although the lettuce needn’t be fancy (romaine is nice, but iceberg […]
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10 Ways to Doctor a Jar of Salsa
| Blog, Blue Plate Special, Recipes
It’s game day and you have friends en route to view the game at your home. You need quick, easy snacks that will entertain and impress these hungry fans – what will you do?! Anne Byrn is here to help! With 10 simple solutions that start with a jar of salsa and end with satisfied guests. Most of Anne’s […]
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