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Car-ah-Mel Bars (or The Pioneer Woman’s Knock you Naked Brownies)

If you want to show your significant other some Valentine’s Day love from the kitchen, or if you want to celebrate your independence, then Dairy Farmer Ashley Messing-Kennedy suggests you make these brownies. They have always been a favorite dessert that her mom makes. A year or so ago, she even found out that The...

Featured Recipes

  • Car-ah-Mel Bars (or The Pioneer Woman’s Knock you Naked Brownies)

    If you want to show your significant other some Valentine’s Day love from the kitchen, or if you want to celebrate your independence, then Dairy Farmer Ashley Messing-Kennedy suggests you make these b...
  • Black Bean Brownies

    A healthy life is not a diet, it’s something you can maintain through committing to a few simple changes. Try these black bean brownies from Chocolate Covered Katie’s blog that are seriously SO good, ...
  • Baked Asian Chicken Thighs

    Tender, juicy and delicious, chicken thighs don’t get the attention they deserve! Remedy the situation by trying this tasty Asian-inspired baked dish. Thank you Kraft, for sharing this recipe....

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