Sifted: Sweet and Salty Desserts + More Delicious Bits
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By: Lauren Miyashiro
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- Guinness and chocolate is a match made in heaven. Add pretzels to the mix, and now we're really talking. Sprinkle Bake’s Guinness pretzel truffles are perfect for Valentine's Day.
- You can never have enough chocolate chip cookie recipes. Speckled with caramel and sprinkled with salt, Baking with Blondie’s recipe is a winner.
- Saltine crackers are the secret weapon in a Pinch of Yum’s 10-minute peanut butter fudge. Share them or keep them for yourself; they’re too easy not to make.
- For Anti-Valentine's Day, treat yourself to A Cozy Kitchen's dinner for one: cacio e pepe. With just four tasty ingredients (butter, lots of black pepper, cheese and pasta), it's hard to go wrong.
- Mardi Gras may be over, but any day would be a good day for Tracey's Culinary Adventure's beignets.
Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the toffee balances out the sweetness.
The best part of this Valentine's Day dessert? It requires only four ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs and sugar.
Celebrate Meatless Monday and Valentine's Day (a day early) with Bobby Flay's Poached Eggs in Mole Sauce.
The chef and pastry chef behind D.C.'s Birch & Barley restaurant share romantic recipes for Valentine's Day with Cooking Channel.
Salinas executive chef Luis A Bollo shares a romantic recipe for Valentine's Day, while co-owner Mary Catherine Mikula shares her story.