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Friday, September 17, 2021

Creamy Chocolate Fudge

I don't know what got me on a candy kick, but I have sweets on the brain lately. This fudge is chocolate-y, creamy�and entirely too easy to eat. If you have friends in far-flung places,...

Maple Cream Fudge

One of my favorite things about living in New England is all the maple syrup we produce here. Sugaring season runs from late winter to early spring. And one of my favorite things to...

Homemade Peanut Butter & S’mores Cups

Make your own peanut butter cups�and s'mores cups, and fluffernutter cups. I've been wanting to do this for ages, and man...am I glad I did. It's easy, kind of messy, and tons of fun. Warning:...

Two Chocolate-y Valentine’s Treats: Candy & Cocktails, Oh My!

Valentine's Day is approaching. Love it or hate it, it's a fabulous excuse to indulge in a few sweets. Here are recipes for two devilishly delightful chocolate-y treats. Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Hearts (Peanut-butter cup and pretzel...

How to Make Homemade Marshmallows (And Chocolate Covered Marshmallows)

Hello, Willy Wonka! Making candy is just delightful. There's no two ways about it. And making marshmallows? From scratch? That's downright magical. I mean, take a handful of regular old ingredients through a few very simple...

Decadent Sweet Cream Rice Pudding

Rice has got to be one of my favorite foods. Fried rice. Buttered rice. Jambalaya. Rice crackers and krispies. You name it, I most likely have a closely-guarded stash of it in my cupboards. I...

Halloween Bento

I got bamboozled today. It's Halloween, so I shouldn't be surprised. You could say I got tricked—and treated. Instead of my regularly scheduled box lunch, The Angry Chef made me the sweetest bento ever. Literally. Here's today's...

Gummi Bear Love: Sweet Decorating Ideas

Gummi bears are my favorite candy. Hands down. And while any gummi bear will do in a pinch, I definitely like Haribo Gold-Bears the best. Needless to say, I lost my mind when I saw...

Chocolate Tasting, Part 1

With Halloween approaching, the Angry Chef and I have candy on the brain. Consider this the first article in a series of chocolate tastings. We spotted these at Whole Foods and couldn't resist picking them...

Make Your Own Marshmallows

No, really. You can do this. I swear. Contrary to popular (ok, semi-popular) belief, marshmallows don't grow on bushes. You can actually make them. And it's not that hard. All you need are a few...