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Hump Day Snack: Boozy Butterscotch Cinnamon Roll Cake

Mom deserves more than standard brunch fare on Mother’s Day. This gorgeous towering Boozy Butterscotch Cinnamon Roll Cake combines cocktails, sweets and breakfast into one impressive dish, with the swirl-topped look of a bouquet of flowers. To assemble it, slather each fragrant layer of sponge cake with whipped cream and then sprinkle them with crushed brown sugar […]

Hump Day Snack: Devil’s Fire Cupcakes

It’s Hot + Spicy Week on Cooking Channel. So let the bright candy flames be your fair warning: these innocent-looking chocolate cupcakes have a devilish side. Disguised with a shiny chocolate ganache, this recipe for Devil’s Fire Chocolate Cupcakes sizzles with a handful of minced habaneros – the petite orange chile peppers that pack an unbeatably […]

Will the Real General Tso’s Please Stand Up?

On the outside, it’s colorfully glazed and crisp on the edges. It glistens as the tangy, sweet and sticky sauce — laced with a touch of spicy heat — hugs every valley and peak of its crunchy coating. It’s warm, all-pleasing and on the menu of nearly every Chinese food restaurant around the United States. […]

Hump Day Snack: Fictitious Dishes

  Culinary moments in literature can be as unforgettable as the stories themselves. From the mad tea party in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, to the lavish buffet-dinner spread in The Great Gatsby, rich food descriptions draw the reader in, conveying the personalities of characters and helping bring the scene to life.  Channel your inner bookworm […]

Hump Day Snack: Lemon-Lavender Champage Cake

Had enough of marshmallow cream eggs, chocolate bunnies and jelly beans? Impress your guests and satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth this Easter Sunday with this stunning Lemon Lavender Champagne Cake.  To save time, use boxed lemon cake mix for the base, then whip up a pretty, pastel buttercream frosting using lemon juice, lavender extract and purple […]

Hump Day Snack: Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Cookies

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or on the wrong side of the wall,) you probably know that HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones premiered its fourth season on Sunday, snagging a jaw-dropping 6.6 million viewers (and the network’s most-watched episode accolade from the 2007 Sopranos finale). Celebrate the new season of Game of […]

Hump Day Snack: Peanut Butter and Jelly Lava Cakes

It’s peanut butter jelly time! That’s right: April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, which means there’s no better time to celebrate the irresistible childhood combination of smooth and nutty paired with sweet and fruity, all pressed together between two slices of bread. Believed to have hit popularity just after World War II, […]

Hump Day Snack: Basketball Calzones

The many many busted brackets of the first week of March Madness means that nobody’s taking home Warren Buffet’s $1 billion prize. Still, we think this recipe for mini basketball calzones will score big in game-day snacking. Using store-bought pizza dough, these calzones are baked inside of a cake-pop pan and brushed with a mixture […]

Hump Day Snack: Melting Snowman Cookies

We thought the day would never come, but spring will be here. Tomorrow. Finally. Help clear away the last of the ice piles, and welcome the crocuses and daffodils with these Melting Snowman Cookies. With a marshmallow head, an orange candy nose and chocolate chips for eyes, these cookies are the ideal way to bid […]

Hump Day Snack: Girl Scout Macarons

Got Girl Scout cookies on your mind? Preorder sales might have started in January, but today marks the 102nd year since Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the first 18 girl members in Savannah, Ga. If you haven’t been able to get your hands on a box, don’t fret! In a nod to […]

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