Charles Puts the "Kitsch" in Kitchen!

"This is fun food, not fine food"

Original recipes from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen

Watch Video: Frosty The Cheeseball Man

He Melts into Cheezy Fondue Dip!

Frosty the Cheeseball Man is made of three Velveeta balls stacked and frosted with cream cheese and decorated with veggies. Proudly present him in an electric skillet to party guests then plug it in. In 30 minutes, he melts into cheesy fondue dip! … FUN n YUM !!!

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Watch Video: Astro-Weenie Christmas Tree

The Ultimate Holiday Centerpiece!

The Astro Weenie Tree is a tinfoil-covered Styrofoam cone studded with sweet and/or savory bite size edibles — just about anything will work as long as it can be skewered in place by a multi-colored toothpick! Don’t forget the most important ingredient of all: Cocktail weenies!

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Watch Video: Cherpumple

The Turducken of Deserts!

The Cherpumple is a three-layer cake with a pie baked in each layer. Cherpumple is short for cherry pie baked in a white cake layer, pumpkin in yellow and apple in spice. Your guests will be astonished! I DARE YOU TO TRY IT AT HOME!

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Watch Video: Easter Meatloaf of Lamb

It's a Springtime Dinner Delight!

This sheep-shaped Easter Sunday main course is the savory reinvention of the classic lamb cake. Perfect for that post egg-hunt holiday dinner served with pride alongside your favorite springtime side dishes.

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Watch Video: Fried Cereal

What’s Your Mix?

Fried Cereal is a colorful mix of your fave classic breakfast cereals — Froot Loops, Trix, Cocoa Puffs, Apple Jacks, Honeycombs, Cap'n Crunch and Lucky Charms — tossed and toasted in melted salted butter — eat it like popcorn! WARNING: FRIED CEREAL IS ADDICTIVE!

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Watch Video: Inchezonya

Enchiladas meet Lasagna ... It's Pot-luck Perfection!

Pronounced “INCHEZ-ON-YA,” it’s the combination of enchiladas and lasagna. At last, they are together as one! It’s potluck perfection, the ultimate main dish and the latest culinary creation from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen.

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NEW VIDEO: Bambrosianana

Pink Ambrosia meets Banana Pudding in a cosmic kaleidoscope of side dessert deliciousness !!! ... CLICK HERE TO WATCH NOW !!!
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The latest supersonic, radioactive fun food from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen, created at the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen!

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Flying Fried Chicken Birthday Bucket Bouquet

Its Picnic Party in the Park Perfection !!!
It's picnic party in the park perfection !!!

Candles top drumsticks on ribbon wrapped wood sticks above sunflowers arranged in a Dinah’s bucket !!!

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Watch Video: Tiki Turkey Dinner

Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Goes Polynesian

The Tiki Turkey Dinner transforms Thanksgiving into a fun-filled exotic event! The main course, a turkey meatloaf shaped like a tiki head replaces the usual roast tom. Greet each guest with a lei, spin Martin Denny on the stereo and serve tropical cocktails before dinner. After dessert, do the limbo. How low can you go … after a Tiki Turkey Dinner???

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Strawberry Blast-Off Cake: NEW RECIPE

It’s pink all right and patriotic, too!
SOW Strawberry Ice Cram cake

A three-layer strawberry cake layered with fresh strawberry cheesecake filling and finished with strawberries flying flags is the latest recipe from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen.

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Lemon Lime Slime Cake: New Recipe

A sweet puckery flavorbomb of melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness.
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The long overdue marriage of lemon meringue pie and key lime pie resulted in plump little gobules of lemon goop, tasty morsels of pie crust and ribbons of meringue suspended in lemon cake, combining for a sweet puckery flavorbomb of melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness.

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