As a kid, I always thought Easter had the best candy as far as holidays go. [Read more…]
With that evil temptation of a holiday coming at us this Friday, I had to take preemptive measures. Otherwise, I knew I’d be doomed.
We don’t talk candy much around here (other than things like Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Superfood Spiced Autumn Truffles, and Paleo Candy Apple Wedges), which is probably for the best. The mere mention of things like homemade Snickers Bars (which I have wanted to make for forever now!), Peppermint Patties, and Buckeyes is enough to
A while ago I bought a bulk-sized package of creamed coconut on Amazon. I was actually looking for coconut cream but I couldn’t find it; not realizing that several coconut products (creamed coconut, coconut cream, and cream of coconut) were named in a lawyer-like fashion with their meaning hinging on an ever-so-slight difference in word
If you had to choose only one flavor that embodies fall, what would it be? For me, it’s ginger, without a doubt. (I’m pretty sure this is because of these cookies, which I vividly remember my mom frequently making in autumns gone by.) Even when I don’t have homemade Molasses Crinkles on hand, I can
Ever notice how certain movies (even non-foodie movies) are incredibly good at making you crave certain things? (Which, incidentally, definitely has to be some kind of evil conspiracy.) It even starts with movies for the little ones; as a kid I couldn’t watch Snow White without wanting an apple (and yes, I understood that the
While I was growing up, my mom used to solve our leftover candy cane problem by saving them to hang on the Christmas tree next year.
Growing up, my family’s favorite cookbook was Betty Crocker’s Cookbook (my sister and I would get so excited when we saw my mom pull out that tattered red cookbook! We knew something delicious was not far away). Not just any Betty Crocker cookbook though, it was a 1981 edition, which of course is now considered vintage (funny how
What could be better than a crisp fall day (full of flowers and chocolates!) that I get to spend with my hubby? To me, it doesn’t get any better than this. ;) My full recipe for Gingered Truffles can be found over on All Through the Year Cheer. If you want to participate in this event,