Baked seven-layer bars in a Pyrex baking dish, set on a cooling rack.
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Kitchen Lab: Seven More Layers

Guys. GUYS. Who wants more diabetes-inducing* treats? OF COURSE YOU DO. I made more seven-layer bars, and they were. Uh. May. Zing. First: it’s waaaaay easier to smush up the graham crackers by putting ’em all in a bigger (say, gallon-size) zip bag and rolling over the whole thing with …

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Chocolate chipotle cupcake with chocolate buttercream frosting and sprinkles
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Kitchen Lab, Valentine’s Day edition: Get spicy (and boozy)!

I’ll be honest, I’m not so into Valentine’s Day. I’m more into the half-price candy on February 15th, but I understand that a lot of folks like to fancy things up for the holiday. So to get in the spirit of things, I thought I’d try cooking with booze! I …

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king cake frosted with purple, yellow and green
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Kitchen Lab: On Tuesday, I will be Fat

Rule #1 of Mardi Gras houseguests: bring toilet paper. Rule #2 of Mardi Gras houseguests: do not bring extra houseguests. I lived in New Orleans for a couple of years, and if anyone can put the Fat in your Tuesday, they can. The party basically starts after Epiphany, which is …

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closeup of pre-baked seven-layer bars
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Kitchen Lab: I play with my food

I am not a cook, or a chef, and honestly belong nowhere near a kitchen. My mother thankfully taught me nothing of her cooking skills, as we named our black cat Brownie after her smoke-detector-as-dinner-bell methodology. But since we do so love experimentation and trying new things here at the …

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