These are definitely grown-up cupcakes with a complex flavor. [Read more…]
Armed with a spoon in the kitchen can be a dangerous thing. Heading over to the pantry, there are things like peanut butter and coconut-vanilla syrup. And the fridge can be even more of a hot zone, housing spoon-able treats like pudding, custard, mousse, or jam. Or yogurt treats. And caramel. Always rich caramel, with
I know you’re going to see this caramel and think I’m a liar. You’ll think it was made with naughty things heavy cream, white sugar, and bricks of butter.
Ladies, this treat is for you. Because I know that some afternoons just require a little sweet treat to perk things up. (And afternoon coffee needs a partner, right? ;) ) On one such afternoon when I was brewing up a pot of French press, I decided to take a peek into my pantry to
So, what are you making for dessert tonight? Maybe something like that Caramel Apple Cake I saw on your blog a while ago?, a friend excitedly asked me around 2 o’clock one afternoon. I thought we’d forgo dessert this time, you know, since everyone is trying to eat healthy…, I trailed off. Dead silence from
I can be such a party pooper when it comes to surprises. Every year before his birthday, I spend weeks searching for the perfect gift for Mike, which I buy in secret and then stash away. This is all wasted energy really, since I always, always tell him what it is before his birthday (really,
The third candy recipe I made for my Halloween Candy-Making Event* is something I’ve wanted to make for quite a while – the fabulous Ina Garten’s Fleur de Sel Caramels. All of Ina’s recipes that I’ve made in the past have been delicious and this one was no different. I’m sharing the recipe here because
Twix is my husband’s favorite candy bar, and I immediately knew I wanted to make him these bar cookies when I first saw the recipe for