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Tasteful Tuesday: Tangy Deviled Eggs

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Kitchen Egg TimerThis version of deviled eggs adds a little extra flavor to your spread of appetizers or hors d’oeuvres, whether you’re hosting Easter brunch, a holiday party or a potluck (adjust the recipe to fit your serving needs).

What you’ll need:

  • 12 hard boiled eggs, peeled and cooled
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pinch salt and black pepper
  • ground paprika for dusting

Directions:

  1. Cut each egg in half lengthwise, remove the yolks, and place the yolks in a bowl with the mustard, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper. Mash the yolks, and stir the mixture until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  2. Fill each egg half with the deviled yolk mixture, using a spoon, piping bag, or a sturdy plastic bag with a corner cut off. Dust each egg with a pinch of paprika.
  3. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes, and serve cold.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Cream Cheese Frosting

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Ceramic Measuring Spoons SetCream Cheese Frosting is a must-have on carrot cake, indulgent when paired with red velvet cake and irresistible on Italian cream cake. Take a look at the recipe below (enough for a 9-inch two-layered cake), and tell us how you plan on using this frosting in your baking this year.

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 10 ounces cream cheese
  • 7 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Place butter and cream cheese in a large bowl and beat with a mixer on high speed until smooth.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until fully incorporated (do not overbeat). Add vanilla extract and beat well.
  3. Place 1 cake layer on a plate; spread with one-third of frosting. Top with other cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake. Enjoy!

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Tasteful Tuesday: Banana & Chocolate Chip Muffins

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

When you’re in need of a sweet breakfast or a filling afternoon snack, turn to these muffins to satisfy those cravings.

Muffins

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 3-4 ripened bananas, mashed or cut up
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease muffin tin or line with paper muffin liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, bananas, melted butter and vanilla until well mixed. Add flour mixture gradually and stir until fully incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full and bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes; a toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes then move to a wire rack. Serve and enjoy!

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