Category: Candy

Homemade Honey Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

Unless you’ve tried them, you have no idea how amazing homemade marshmallows are compared to store-bought. Like the immeasurable difference between store-bought and homemade angel food cake. It’s truly transcendental. Yes, they’re that much better. Whole Foods has created a brilliant recipe for homemade marshmallows that uses honey in place […] Read more…

Coffee Bean Peanut Brittle with Sea Salt & Espresso

Working at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in Seattle, barista Claire Ostermeier became inspired to create new desserts using the coffee all around her. She began to experiment, combining a variety of ingredients that highlighted both sweet and savory. In the end, she used coffee three ways in […] Read more…

Homemade Chocolate-Dipped Caramel Apples

Super easy caramel apples dipped in chocolate with decorations. Can be modified for any holiday or event!

I get a TON of catalogs.  Don’t get me wrong – I love catalogs. But I get a ton. There are a couple of fancy pants food catalogs that offer me the opportunity to order tiny cookies or popcorn or chocolate-dipped things for a lot of money (but use this […] Read more…

Easy Homemade Peanut Brittle

Easy Peanut Brittle

Looking for a yummy and simple homemade gift? Turn to this old-fashioned favorite when you want to make in large batches for holiday gifts. Peanut Brittle is one of our family’s traditional recipes and folks eagerly await it (and our Homemade Vanilla Extract) every year. Read more…

Halloween Ghost Truffles #EasyRecipe

Today is Saturday, and I’m having coffee and really thinking hard about all the stuff I need to get done today. You know, all the usual things…laundry, change the sheets, clean the bathrooms, mop the kitchen floor, things like that. Not my favorite things to do by a long shot, […] Read more…

Candy Spiders That Will March Right Through Your Halloween Party!

When I was a kid, I was in Campfire Girls.  We didn’t have Girl Scouts in South Texas and it didn’t matter. Campfire Girls rocked! We sold candy instead of cookies. I still remember the Blue Bird Wish Song… Seek beauty, give service and knowledge pursue. Be trustworthy ever, in […] Read more…

#WorldCoconutDay with Anastasia Coconut Patties and No-Bake Coconut Chocolate Balls

#WorldCoconutDay

September 2 is World Coconut Day.  That just makes me happy because I’m a super coconut fan! Did you know that coconuts are often mistaken as a fruit or a nut (because of its name); however, it’s neither of those. Coconuts are actually seeds. Yes, you can plant a coconut […] Read more…

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