I have been intrigued for a while now by a recipe that has been touted on numerous blogs as, “the best vanilla frosting I’ve ever had!” The recipe looked a little odd because it contained flour that has to be cooked. I’ve never heard of flour in a frosting recipe, but yesterday I decided to [...]
I love caramels. I love chocolate. The two together? Delicious.
Making caramels is not hard if you have the right tools. You’ll need an 8″ x 8″ square metal pan, parchment paper and a candy thermometer. You won’t be able to make the caramels without a thermometer because you have to let the candy boil until [...]
On the way home from Maine last summer, we stopped at the Stonewall Kitchen store. We had a delicious lunch and walked through their beautiful store. I was tempted by a box of their doughnut mix which came with a doughnut pan. Their doughnut mix, like all of their other products, was delicious. After using [...]
The triplets just celebrated their birthday and I made these cupcakes for one of my son’s classes. He asked for “Worms in Dirt” cupcakes. This (above) is how I frosted them prior to adding the worms (crushed chocolate wafer cookies) and dirt (gummy worms). The after picture is below. He was so happy and [...]
It’s almost Easter, and one of our boys’ favorite treats at this time of year is Marshmallow Peeps. The boys like to eat them, and they also like to have Peep wars in the microwave. The other day we decided to try to make some peeps from scratch. There are lots of recipes out there, [...]
If you like cheesecake and you like chocolate, this recipe is a winner. It’s absolutely delicious. I’d be happy eating a slice after dinner every night. It’s rich though, so I’d want a small slice.
I made this to serve as dessert for my St. Patrick’s Day dinner. I made it because both my mom and [...]