Category Recipes

Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found this recipe online somewhere along the lines, and made it for one of my recent “cheats” on my current diet.  I’m trying to find the site in my browser history so I can come back and update this post and give proper credit, but here’s the recipe for now regardless.  You will probably want to have some milk on hand for consumption.

2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla
3 1/2 c all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
10 oz bag chocolate chips
1 package Oreo Cookies (regular or double stuff)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In one bowl, combine the butter and sugars until well combined...

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Magic Cookie Bars

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted one of my culinary creations.  The dining hall at Niagara University used to make this dessert called a Magic Cookie Bar, which I used to consume at a ridiculous rate whenever it was out.  Recently I decided to make it at home.  There is a lot of room for variety in this recipe.  Change the type of chips you use, add nuts, add coconut, whatever you like.  Personally, I don’t like coconut so I opted not to include it.

2 sle...

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Baked Mac And Cheese

I decided I needed a break from the real estate writing for a day, so I’m posting my baked mac and cheese recipe.  I modified a recipe that I found online at Food Net*work, to better suit my needs.  This yields 8 servings, easily, and probably more if you are serving it as a side dish along with something else.

Mac & Cheese:
* 2 cups elbow macaroni
* 3 tablespoons butter
* 3 tablespoons flour
* 1 tablespoon powdered mustard
* 3 cups milk
* 1/2 tbsp onion salt
* 1/2 tbsp paprika
* 1 large egg
* 14 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded
* Fresh black pepper

* 3 tablespoons butter
* 1/2 cup bread crumbs
Preheat ov...

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Drew’s Chocolate Truffles

I’m deviating from my normal posts about real estate and technology to bring you a recipe that was shared with me by another agent in my office.  Ashley, our office manager (and newest agent – congrats!) was raving about these truffles that she made this past weekend, and I finally broke down and made some last ngiht.

Needless to say, these are delicious – but beware – they are also very very rich.

What you need:
1 package of Oreo cookies (original regular stuff is fine, but feel free to choose other flavors if you want!)
1 8oz package of cream cheese (softened)
1 bag of chocolate chips – I used a chocolate and peanut butter chip mix for mine

Let’s do this!:
Place Oreo’s i...

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Firehouse Chili Recipe

Yesterday, my roommate David and I made some Firehouse Chili, which turned out pretty fantastic.  I’m warning you ahead of time, this is a SPICY chili.  Plan accordingly.  I went through 2 tall glasses of milk while eating my bowls.  You’ll want to do this recipe in a crock pot, for that full day simmering spice of death effect.

Cook time: ...

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Grilled Cheese Bread

Every once in awhile, I’ll try a new recipe.  Since summer is here, I’ve been spending a lot of time grilling so I don’t heat up the kitchen.  This weekend, while cooking up a couple monster steaks, I made a loaf of “Grilled Cheese Bread!”

* 1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
* 1/2 cup butter, softened (one stick)
* 1 tsp. paprika
* 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
* 1 loaf crusty french bread, cut into 3/4″ slices


In a small bowl, combine butter, paprika and garlic powder and mix well. Spread this mixture between bread slices. Sprinkle cheese liberally on each slice.  Reform bread slices into a loaf shape and wrap bread in heavy duty aluminum foil, tightly sealing tops and sides.

Place bread on grill opposite coals and grill for 15-20 minutes, turning after 8 minu...

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