Friday, October 31, 2008

                   
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Paper Crafts Gourmet!

Have you seen some of these cute projects and yummy recipes from the new Paper Crafts Gourmet floating around the internet?! Homebaked food items always make special gifts, and the decorative handmade packaging and trimming just puts it right over the top! With a lot of us "tightening the belt" right now, this is perfect for the upcoming holiday season. For more information about the new Paper Crafts Gourmet, click here.

Enjoy Halloween Tag

Designer: Alisa Bangerter

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (ivory) Dye ink: (Black) Stewart Superior Corp.; (Summer Sun) Stampin’ Up! Specialty ink: (Mango Lemonade color wash) Stewart Superior Corp. Color medium: (black chalk) Craf-T Products Accents: (black brads) Making Memories; (chipboard bat, moon) Melissa Frances Fibers: (black striped ribbon) Pebbles Inc. Font: (Black Family) www.dafont.com Adhesive: (foam tape) Finished size: 3" x 4 1/2"

  1. Make tag from cardstock.
  2. Crumple tag and smooth out. Spray edges with color wash; let dry. Apply chalk.
  3. Ink chipboard moon; let dry. Chalk edges and adhere.
  4. Ink chipboard bat; let dry. Adhere with foam tape.
  5. Print sentiment on cardstock; trim and tear edges. Chalk edges and adhere with foam tape. Attach brads. Attach ribbon with brad.

Cheesy Garlic Drop Biscuits

Alisa Bangerter

This is a perfect recipe to pull out if you are short on time because there is no rolling or cutting. The cheese and garlic add extra kick to a plain biscuit, and kids love them. They are the perfect accompaniment to serve with soups or stews, and are great served with a salad.

INGREDIENTS

2 c. flour

2 tbsp. granulated sugar

4 tsp. baking powder

1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. salt

2/3 c. butter or margarine

1 1/2 c. grated cheddar cheese

1 1/4 c. milk

Chives (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Mix together dry ingredients. Cut in butter with pastry cutter until mixture is fine. Add cheese and mix well. Add milk and stir until just moistened. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Sprinkle top with chopped dried or fresh chives if desired. Bake at 400 degrees for approx. 15 minutes.

1 comment:

donnapiranha said...

I'm falling behind on viewing your posts. So many cute projects. Have you tried this recipe? It looks like those biscuits at Red Lobster. Mmmmmmm! I'll have to give it a try.