Tag - Food and drink

Easy & Fun 4th of July Chocolate Covered Strawberries Dessert | Kids Activities Blog

Today we are making 4th of July strawberries by dipping them in chocolate and other goodies.  This is the perfect addition to the top of our 4th of July cupcakes. <–check that out! One of the best parts of Independence Day is the cookouts and BBQ’s with friends. I am almost always in charge of the Fourth of July desserts, and I am totally okay with that!   Fourth of July always brings me back to my childhood. [...]

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Cooking With A Cast Iron Skillet: Great Health Benefits

Some of the great health benefits of cooking with a cast iron skillet are you will: (1) utilize less cooking oil (2) avoid cooking with harmful chemicals (3) get a some extra iron in your diet. As with anything there are some detriments to using a cast iron pan. The first of which is you will get a little burnt. This is to be expected. The pan’s nonstick coating does not get hot enough to burn you. But the [...]

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EASY CHERRY CHOCOLATE FUDGE

  Ingredients in Cherry Chocolate Fudge 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chip How to make Cherry Chocolate Fudge Prepare an 8X8 dish by buttering a piece of foil and pressing it into the pan. In a glass bowl, melt the chocolate chips by microwaving in 20-second intervals, stirring after each interval until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth. This usually takes me 2-3 intervals. Make sure not to overcook the chocolate or it will start to seize up. Stir in the [...]

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

Author Christi Johnstone Ingredients cup butter softened cup sugar cup brown sugar eggs teaspoon vanilla 3 1/4 cups flour packages or 3/4 cups hot cocoa mix – NOT SUGAR FREE VERSIONS teaspoon salt teaspoon baking soda teaspoon baking powder cup chocolate chips cup Mallow Bits or Freeze Dried Marshmallows mini marshmallows do not work the same and can be a bit of a sticky mess Instructions Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with standing mixer until light and fluffy, approximately 2-3 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. In a [...]

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