This chocolate covered toffee is possibly the easiest candy to make at home. Customize it with whatever toppings you like, and hand it out to your favorite peeps. Great for holidays and birthdays! Get my step-by-step photo recipe here.
It wouldn’t be Halloween here in Salem, MA if we weren’t drinking some kind of goofy, seasonal cocktail. This year, it’s the Spooky S’mores Martini, which we served with flaming Halloween Peeps.
Ridiculously easy, step-by-step photo recipe for Toasted Pumpkin Seed Brittle. Need a last minute hostess gift? This’ll work like a charm. (Plus a bunch of suggestions for other brittle flavor combos.)
Want to be a hero this Spring? Make your own Cadbury Creme Eggs. Every year, our good friend D. Bunnyhunter waits like a little kid for the new harvest of Creme Eggs to hit the shelves. (David, let me know when you want to pick yours up, OK?) These are actually really easy to make […]
Want to see a tableful of people light up like a bunch of 8 year olds? Serve caramel apples for dessert. Depending on how chill your crowd is, caramel apples can be an awesome—and totally unexpected—way to end to a Fall or Winter dinner party. I know, I know. Most people associate caramel apples with […]
So we’re still totally stoked about our feature month in this month’s O, The Oprah Magazine. (Holy cow, right??) We wanted to share the love, so we’re giving a bunch of delicious stuff away during August! First up is a box of gourmet sugars by the fabulous Chambre de Sucre. I’ll admit it: I’ve been […]
I’ve always said that I don’t have a sweet tooth. For the large part, that’s true. I’ll take a handful of salty pretzels over chocolate almost any day. However. Dulce de leche might be my undoing. It’s seriously so, so, so good. I found myself tiptoeing over to the fridge with a spoon in hand. […]
I’ve always had an active imagination. I am that auntie who likes to tell your kids stories. If you know me, you know what I’m talking about. And if you have kids under five, chances are that I’ve told your wee ones a tall tale or two. For example, if your kids think that squirrels […]
For this recipe, squares of chewy chocolate caramel get all dressed up in chocolate. They’re chewy and chocolate-y and have a deep, sweet earthiness from a generous amount of molasses.
Candied fruit peel is one of those miraculous acts of culinary alchemy. You take tough, bitter fruit rind that’s packed with oil you could use to polish your furniture, and, thanks to the magic of sugar, transform it into heavenly, fragrant candy.