Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

Cooking With the Craftster Mods

Did you know that many of the moderators are also inspired chefs? Sometimes when they get to talking about food, it just makes my mouth water. Here are some tasty recipes that some of the mods have shared. So, what’s for dinner?  MareMare has posted several recipes on the cooking board. She is so good [...]

Let Them Eat Cake!

It’s up for debate whether or not Marie Antoinette actually ever said, “Let them eat cake!’, but it seems like it wouldn’t be such a bad idea, especially if you had a chance to try one of these beautiful cakes I found on Craftster this week. I wish I could have a bite, don’t you?  [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Minecraft Cake

Craftster member sushiluvzombie was able to parlay her Minecraft building skills into cake building skills! She used two flavors of cake, rice krispies, and jello to create this gorgeous (and one can only assume delicious) Minecraft cake! Of course, what Minecraft world would be complete without a few mobs? Including, a creeper, OBVIOUSLY. You can [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Holiday Treats! Caramels and “Christmas Crack”.

If you’re like me, today is about the time you just don’t want to go out and deal with the shopping crowds any more! Stay in and make these yummy treats for those remaining people on your list. First up is jennieingram‘s infamous “Christmas Crack”, a scrumptious salty chocolatey toffee concoction that is a favorite [...]

Cool Foods For Hot Days

The dog days of summer are upon us, and I don’t know about you, but I’m not interested in hanging out in a hot kitchen cooking! Here are some cool summer recipes that can help you beat the heat. Whether you’re going to be out and about or are just looking for a novel way [...]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Fun New Ways to See the World, Dazzling Underwater Photography, and More

The Week in DIY: Fun New Ways to See the World, Dazzling Underwater Photography, and More  Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Sea Creatures Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before Renowned photographers turn their lenses on the most [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Peanut Butter Chocolate Oreo Bark

Who doesn’t love holiday treats? This peanut butter chocolate oreo bark will surely be a hit with whoever receives it. You can see the full tutorial and recipe here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=218438.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Halo Cookies

‘Tis the season for holiday cookies! But why make boring old snowflakes, when you can make Halo cookies! Ahpets00 MADE HER OWN COOKIE CUTTERS (whoa!) in the shape of the Halo logo, grunt, and needler rifle. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=200526.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Halo tag.

Handmade Gift Ideas: Handmade Vanilla Extract

Handmade vanilla extract will make a great holiday gift. This idea is perfect for that foodie friend of yours. It’s so simple and cheap but looks incredibly decadent! It takes a while though, so start now! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=296461.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides [...]

Wear It This Weekend: Retro Half-Apron

Even if you don’t use it all the time, I think everyone should have an apron. I just love them! They’re a great thing to have on hand just in case you’re a messy cook or you don’t want bits of sewing string clinging to your pants. Lenalove was kind enough to share a simple [...]

What to Do with Thanksgiving Leftovers

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Looking for some ideas for your Thanksgiving leftovers? Chef Raymond to the rescue!

How to Make a Delicious Salad

Halloween is over, and if you ate more candy than you handed out (who? me?) you may be craving a nice, healthy salad right about now. Luckily, Craftster has your back. Our cooking boards are chock full of healthy recipes for salads, veggies, and more. We have a vegetarian/vegan board, in addition to cooking in [...]

Julie, Julia, and Craftster: How to Cook Tasty French Treats

Since the huge success of the book and movie Julie and Julia there has been an increasing interest in French cooking. I admit I am a Francophile, so I am glad to see this trend growing. There are several new French cookbooks in the stores, and some popular French food blogs (my personal favorite is [...]

Panda Bread!

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… I’ve seen some cute things in my life (hello! llamas in costumes!) but this has to be near the top of the cuteness meter! Perfectpandas.com, has a tutorial on how to make your own PANDA BREAD. *dies of cuteness* Actually, it was originally posted on Taro Taro but was [...]

How to Make Energy Bars

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… I love the Chocolate and Zucchini cooking blog (and books!). It combines amazing, adventurous cooking with entertaining stories of life in Paris. Clotilde is a charming hostess, so visiting C&Z is like having a chat with an interesting and talented friend, It’s always a pleasure. In this recipe she [...]