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VIDEO: Smashed "Jackson Pollock" Potatoes

Let your artistic side out with these easy Pollock-inspired smashed potatoes!

Method

  1. Boil the desired amount of small potatoes until tender.
  2. Spread on a lined baking tray, flatten slightly using a cup or jar. Don't over-flatten them!
  3. Sprinkle liberally with shredded cheese and Parmesan.
  4. Top with bacon slices approximately the same size as the potatoes.
  5. Drizzle liberally with balsamic vinegar.
  6. Place in oven, under the grill for 15 min at 375°F until the cheese is melted and  the bacon is crispy.
  7. Enjoy!

Top rated Molasses recipes

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Ginger Crinkles. Discover our recipe

  • 2/3 cup of shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 2 cups of sifted flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of ginger
4.8/5 (59 Votes)

It can take days for bananas to ripen enough to bake with. This clever hack will make them banana-bread-ready in less than an hour!

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A wonderful old-fashioned baked bean flavor

  • 2 cups navy beans
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
4.6/5 (28 Votes)

A super easy idea for fun with the kids!

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Mix sugar, Crisco, beaten egg and molasses

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup Crisco creamed
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1Tbs ginger
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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Inspired from Swedish ginger cookies, these ginger snaps are flavored with spiced bacon fat

  • 3 tablespoons bacon fat (recommend: Oscar Mayer)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon angostura aromatic cocktail bitters
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 ounce crystallized (candied) ginger (optional)
  • 1/3 cup raw sugar for decoration (optional)
4.1/5 (15 Votes)

Store-bought mixes may be tempting, but they cost you in money and taste...and they're not always much easier! Here are a few you really should be making from scratch.

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These are my "go to" recipe when we have to bring a dish to pass

  • 1 lb. bag dry great northern beans
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 lb. bacon (original recipe calls for ¼ lb salt pork)
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • ¼ c. white sugar
  • ½ c brown sugar (sometimes I add up to ¾ c.)
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • Dash each Tabasco, Worchester sauce, and garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

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In a large bowl sift or whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and spices

  • 2 cups (260 grams) all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup (210 grams) dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable, canola, or safflower oil
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) unsulphured molasses (lightly grease measuring cup to prevent the molasses from sticking)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Garnish:
  • 1 cup (200 grams) granulated white sugar for covering the cookie balls before baking
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil

  • 3 Tbsp ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp prepared mustard
  • 3/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 12 oz skinless, boneless chicken thighs cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 4 sandwich rolls, cut in half horizontally
  • 12 dill pickle chips
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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In a large bowl sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon

  • 1 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Molasses
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Raisins
4/5 (5 Votes)

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This is a tasty PA German classic!

  • Bottom
  • 3/4 cup dark molasses
  • 3.4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Top
  • 1/2 and 1 cup flour
  • 1/4-1 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 TB butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 9 in pastry
4/5 (5 Votes)

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I truly believe that the specific brand ingredients that I list in the recipe make a big difference in how the cook...

  • 3/4 c. butter, melted (not margarine)
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. Brer Rabbit Molasses
  • 2 c. flour
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 t. ground cinnamon (REAL cinnamon. I buy mine from King Arthur flour)
  • 1/2 t. ground ginger
  • 1 t. Soft diced ginger (King Arthur brand)
  • Demarara sugar or coarse sugar for rolling before baking
3.9/5 (21 Votes)

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