Hot Chocolate Sauce

A soda fountain mainstay, this classic chocolate sauce ought to be kept on hand at all times for ice cream emergencies.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 7

Homemade Samoas

These gooey, chewy Samoas are worth every second they take to make seeing as you can have them any time the craving strikes. Uh oh.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 9

Celia’s Simply Irresistible Spaghetti

Whether you’re five or fifty-five, sometimes nothing is more satiating than a plate of spaghetti with butter and cheese.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 4

Ghostly Halloween Meringues

These—eek!—meringue ghosts couldn’t be any easier. Beat egg whites and sugar until satiny and stiff, create some blobs, and bake. See? Not so scary after all.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Blueberries and Cream Cupcakes

Swoops and swirls of ethereally airy whipped cream lend these cupcakes a more adult air. Sort of. You know, in a playing-grown-ups way.

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  • 30 M
  • 55 M
  • 2

Raspberry Marble Cheesecakes

For your little princess, these pink, pink, pink cheesecakes meld a buttery graham-cracker crusts cradle plenty of creamy cheesecake and swirls of raspberry puree. A definite kid-friendly treat.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Apple-Cinnamon Toastie

This gluten-free apple loaf is studded with roasted apples. A slice, toasted and slathered with your favorite spread, makes for a healthy breakfast.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 0

Sesame Chicken with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Ideal for a light summer meal, this recipe for baked sesame chicken uses boneless chicken breast and serves it on top of cold sesame noodles.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 1

Tandoori Chicken Roll-ups

For these tandoori chicken roll-ups, chicken is marinated in a yogurt-spice mixture, which lends flavor as well as tenderizes. The roll-ups are great for lunching with the kids.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

Perhaps the most crunchy peanut butter cookies you’ll make. Seriously. And that from folks who’ve tried a lot of peanut butter cookies.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Mini-Cheeseburgers with Waffled White Bread

Small and easy to hold with one hand while you clutch a beer in the other, these DIY sliders are swell for kids of all ages and sizes.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Twenty-Minute Marinara Sauce with Fresh Basil

This marinara sauce from Lidia Bastianich takes just minutes to simmer yet tastes like it was on the back burner all day.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate, deep-red devil’s food cupcakes are filled with an irresistible dollop of creamy cheesecake. Just what the kid in each of us craves.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 21

Homemade Sno Balls

Fashioned from chocolate cake, filled and frosted with meringue, and festooned in a feathery pink coconut boa, these are the real deal.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 45
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