Martha Stewart’s Oreo Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes

September 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

La Mia Vita Dolce.

A photo of 3 Oreo cookies and cream cheesecakes, 1 upside down with Oreo cookie facing up, 1 right side up, and one cut in half.

A photo of 3 Oreo cookies and cream cheesecakes with Oreo cookie side facing up on a white plate, placed on an orange placemat.

Makes 30

  • 42 Oreo, cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, 30 left whole and 12 coarsely chopped
  • 2 pounds cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Preheat oven to 275° F.  Line standard muffin tins with paper liners.  Place 1 whole Oreo cookie in the bottom of each lined muffin cup.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, beat cream cheese on medium-high speed until smooth, scraping down sides of the bowl as needed.  Gradually add the sugar, and beat until combined.  Beat in the vanilla.
  3. Drizzle in eggs, a little at a time, beating to combine and scraping down sides of bowl as needed. Add in sour cream and salt, beat to combine.  Using a large spatula, fold in the chopped Oreo cookies.
  4. Divide batter evenly among the cookie-filled muffin cups, fill each cup almost to the top.  Bake, rotating muffin tins halfway through, until the filling is set, about 22 to 28 minutes.  Transfer the muffins tins to a wire rack to cool completely.  Refrigerate (in the muffin tins) at least 4 hours (or overnight). Remove from tins just before serving.A photo of 3 Oreo cookies and cream cheesecakes with whipped cream and Oreo cookies on top, placed on a white plate.A photo of an Oreo cookies and cream cheesecake with the Oreo cookie side up placed in front of a stack of Oreo cookies.
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Randall Rosenthal

September 19, 2010 § 2 Comments

Wood Sculptures by New York Sculptor

sooooo cool.

Cutting Board Progress


sebastian errazuriz: american kills

September 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

sebastian errazuriz: american kills.

sebastian errazuriz: american kills


‘american kills’ installation

‘american kills’ by chilean-born new york based artist sebastian errazuriz is a public
installation showcasing the suicide rates of US soldiers. after searching on official
war sites on the internet, he accidentally found out that 2 times more american soldiers
had died in 2009 by committing suicide than those killed during that same year in the
war in iraq; an alarming comparison that errazuriz had personally never read or
heard about before.

according to the artist, a first google search showed only reports of media alarm about
suicide rates, but the information was always comfortably presented divided into months
and generally separated by statistics from the army, navy or air-force.


‘when I first found the overall statistics summed the 304 suicides by US soldiers during
2009, I was shocked. I tried to find a number to compare that statistic. to my surprise
the suicide statistic doubled the total of 149 US soldiers that had died in the iraq war
during 2009 and equaled the number of soldiers killed in afghanistan.
‘ – SR

errazuriz’s first instinct was to post the statistic on facebook, dumbfounded by the lack
of response and interest, he bought can of black paint and decided to ‘post’ the news in
the real world on his own wall outside his studio in brooklyn. equipped with a ladder,
he marked a black strip for every dead soldier, until both the suicide rates and war rates
occupied the entire wall and were registered as a single image.

the counting of dead soldiers outside my studio was long and surprisingly eerie; it was
hard to forget that every brush stroke was a soldier who had died the previous year.
a lot of people stopped to read the mural and were immediately impressed by the reality
portrayed. most of them seemed quite shocked and approached me to ask if what I was
painting was real. I tried to explain that I simply wished to create a physical image that
could capture people’s imagination, creating awareness of the current numbers in death,
war and the infinite discrepancy between the resources and energies destined to fight and
protect soldiers at war versus the energies invested in protecting their mental health
and stability.
‘- SR

‘Irish Hand Dancing’

September 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

pretty crazy if i do say so myself…– Vulture.

madagaskar stone forest

September 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

sooooooo AMAZING!!

Stephen Alvarez ::: Madagaskar Stone Forest.

sooo much fun. just try it

September 18, 2010 § Leave a comment

game song Music generator.

Mila’s Daydreams

September 18, 2010 § Leave a comment

Fubiz™.

soooooooo adorable….

elephantrider

spacemila

imaginaryfriend

candyland

giantbabyattack

rockstar

surf

bunny

lovereligion

cottoncandy

bb1

mermaid

littlerayofsunshine

kukkien

snowman

rainofroses

butterfly

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