Flank steak has been a staple in my house since I was a kid.  It does especially well in a marinade, which both tenderizes and flavors.  For summer months it’s fantastic on the grill, or you can always pop it under your broiler inside. This simple marinade takes just minutes to mix up from normal…

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If you have a little extra time on your hands and are looking for a fun baking project, these New York-Style Bagels will hit the spot! Be sure and use bread flour and don’t skip the boiling step–they’re both essential for authentic bagels with a satisfying chew. Be sure and read more after the recipe…

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This deli-style whipped cream cheese is light, fluffy, perfectly spreadable, and delicious plain or customized just about any way you can imagine it! Keep scrolling after the recipe to learn more! Have you ever noticed that foods you loved when you were younger just aren’t the same when you get older? As a kid and…

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Pizzookies are little individual servings filled with warm gooey chocolate cookie and ice cream.  We love topping our Pizzookie with chocolate and/or caramel sauce for a knock-your-socks-off dessert that’s fancy enough for company and easy enough for a casual family treat. They can be made with 100% store-bought short cuts, or you can make any…

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Simple, Italian style pizza sauce has a light texture with chunks of bright tomatoes and a very short ingredient list that really lets each one shine.  Paired with our Neapolitan Style Pizza Dough, found here,  it’s perfect for re-creating your favorite brick-oven restaurant pizzas at home.   In Naples, this style of pizza is known for…

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This Skillet Blackberry Cobbler is a delicious way to use up seasonal berries with a handful of pantry and refrigerator staples! Read more about it after the recipe. Fun fact about me: apparently my favorite fruit-flavored thing is blackberry. I make a mean version of a Dirty Diet Coke with blackberry syrup instead of coconut….

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First of all, before we get into the 8 must-know recipes for kids, Sara and I want to thank you from the VERY BOTTOM of our heart for your response to Giant Cookie Week last week! We were stunned by the response…seeing all your cookies and creativity and families made us SO happy and reminded…

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There may be no cookie quite as comforting as a giant oatmeal cookie and we’re actually giving you two options for today’s cookie!  You’ll see I made a giant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie, but if you prefer, with some minor adjustments you can make a Giant Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, if you prefer!  Oatmeal gives this…

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A big, giant, single Snickerdoodle cookie with buttery crisp edges and a soft and chewy center.  This Giant Snickerdoodle cookie is perfection! How to make a giant Snickerdoodle Start by softening/melting your butter in a heat-safe mixing bowl.  It doesn’t need to be ALL the way melted.  I’ve found the best stage is when about…

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This cookie is soft in the center, crisp on the outside and the chocolate dough is loaded with chocolate chunks.  You might enjoy sprinkling some flaky sea salt on the top at the end like I did!  We hope you’ll try our big giant double-chocolate fudge cookie and share your photos with us!  Tag #OBBgiantCookie…

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Okay, so today’s cookie miiiight be my favorite!  This Giant Peanut Butter Cookie is amazingly soft in the center and lightly crisp on the outside and dare I say PERFECT. Scroll past the recipe for my creative tip on how to get that signature criss-cross pattern on a cookie that’s about 20 times bigger than…

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We LOVE seeing you guys having fun in the kitchen and we’ve especially loved seeing a surge of kids in the kitchen during this unique time of quarantine. This week we are doing something fun that all of you can participate in and there’s $PRIZES$ involved!  Read on for all the details because this starts…

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