Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

Spotlight on: Fudge

Holidays means cooking and taking to friends, family and gatherings. What could be better than fudge??! Nothing, I say. Oh fudge! How I love the, let me count the ways… 1) For your ease of making in the microwave. No one needs to know the time I saved. By Juniper_Ann. 2) Light chocolate with chips […]

Spotlight on: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. So to help bring awareness to breast cancer, let’s paint the town pink! With crafts of course. Ever wonder what a breast cancer cell looks like? craftydame created this pillow of a breast cancer cell using needlework. She calls this work of art Deceptive Beauty, which certainly does name […]

Eggs? Eggzactly!

Last week, I focused on chickens, so it just seemed natural to focus on eggs this week. Not crafted eggs, though: this week it’s all about yummy dishes with eggs as the star. Mmm, eggs! Banga‘s post, entitled “Breakfast is served”, includes three delicious sounding recipes, including one for tempting scrambled egg puffs. This recipe […]

Spotlight On: Falling for Stew

No, I’m not leaving my hubby for some guy named Stew. This is even better! If you’re like me when I start to feel a chill in the air, I crave warm easy foods. Something that can be a one pot meal, but still satisfying. What could fill that bill better than stew? Nothing my […]

Cooking: Honey Month

The month of September is known for many things. Back to school, football, Labor Day, International Square Dancing Month, etc. But did you know it is also Honey Month? Yep! September is the month that marks when beekeepers in the U.S. complete collecting honey. So there is no better time to celebrate Honey Month than […]

Spotlight on: Gluten Free Cooking and Eating

Today the Spotlight is a gluten-free zone! There is a lot of buzz about gluten-free foods, and eating gluten-free diets. Having a friend who was recently diagnosed with Celiac disease thought it would be good to share some information and recipes. First though let’s find out what celiac disease actually is. Celiac disease is also […]

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 […]