Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
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Tortellini Carbonara

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 8 bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Pour off drippings.
  3. In same pan, combine cream, cheese, parsley and bacon; heat through over medium heat. Stir in tortellini. Serve immediately.

Pretty Pink Punch

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 2 bottles (64 ounces each) cranberry-raspberry juice, chilled
  • 1 can (46 ounces) pineapple juice, chilled
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 liter ginger ale, chilled
  • Decorative ice mold & lemon slices, optional

Directions

  1. In a punch bowl, dissolve sugar in water. Add juices and lemonade; mix well. Stir in ginger ale. If desired, top with a decorative ice mold and lemon slices. Serve immediately.

Christmas Reindeer Cake

Ingredients

For the Cake
  • 6 Free Range Large Eggs
  • 350g Self-Raising White Flour
  • 350g Unrefined Dark Muscovado Sugar
  • 350g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 80g Cocoa Powder
  • 10 tbsp Water (Boiling)
    For the Buttercream
  • 1kg Icing Sugar
  • 320g Unsalted Butter (Softened)
  • 50g Cocoa Powder
  • 100ml Whole Milk

For the Decoration

  • 100g Red Fondant Icing
  • 100g Chocolate Fondant Icing
  • 100g White Fondant Icing
  • 1 Gold Lustre Spray
  • 1 Festive Cake Decorations
For the Icing
  • 100g Icing Sugar
  • 1 Black Food Colouring

Scali Bread

Ingredients

STARTER
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup cool water, enough to make a stiff ball of dough
  • Pinch of instant yeast
DOUGH
  • All of the starter
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons Baker’s Special Dry Milk or nonfat dry milk
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 2/3 cup lukewarm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
TOPPING
  • 1 large egg white beaten with 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds

Chief Lapu-Lapu

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice (from 1 or 2 oranges)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 1 or 2 lemons)
  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 oz.) dark rum
  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 oz.) light rum
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (3/4 oz.) grenadine
  • 1 fresh pineapple, trimmed and hollowed out

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice; add orange juice, lemon juice, dark rum, light rum, simple syrup, and grenadine. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into hollowed-out pineapple, and serve with a straw.