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• Get pumped for the Superbowl with these Buffalo chicken cupcakes, made with a hot-sauce cake and a blue cheese buttercream frosting (right). Pair it with 30 Rock's buffalo chicken shake. [Cupcake Project]
• Or, if you want a traditional super-sweet dessert, go overboard with cupcakes stuffed with mini Reese's peanut butter cups and oreos (above). [The Sweet Life]
• Download a bunch of recipes from the Notes from The Kitchen blog. Let's all make milk chocolate brown butter ganache. [workbook]
• Learn about all the different cakes throughout history (Boston Cream? Stained Glass?) as well as when the spoon was invented (1893). [America's Test Kitchen]
• Genius: A baked potato bar, with toppings like brie and cranberry sauce, sour cream and caviar, and goat cheese and sautéed spinach. [A Cup of Jo]
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