Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

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: 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: 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: 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!, 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 […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make Hard Candy 3-D sugar sculpture

For this week’s Tute Tuesday, we are highlighting sewidarity’s awesome tute for making palm trees out of hard candies. Her method could easily be adapted to other shapes as well. These adorable palm trees are perfect for decorating cakes and other desserts for a tropical or beach themed party. Your friends will wonder where you […]

Foodie Friday: How To Make Oreo Balls

Welcome to Foodie Friday where, you guessed it, every week we post an awesome cooking how-to from the Craftster forum. Not only are these oreo balls dangerously delicious, but they are easy peasy to make. And if you go the extra step and drizzle on some melted white chocolate, then they look beautifully decadent too. […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make Pretty Daisy Cupcakes

Once again it’s Tute Tuesday! I am ready for Spring, but it’s still a little way off. I came across this lovely tutorial for Daisy Cakes from LizardKirk, and they brought a big smile to my face. I think they are just the the thing to cure my spring fever! Have a look, they just […]

Earth Day Cupcakes!

In keeping with the Earth Day projects this week, I have to share these cupcakes by member MissKerouac: Each cupcake features a small, Earth-friendly reminder. 😀