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The Sunshine Award

Thank you tastytreats13 for nominating me for the Sunshine Award! As you can see from my string of new posts, I have some time again to devote to blogging, including participating in and answering these fun award questions. I’m very honored to be nominated by tastytreats13. I recommend checking out tastytreats13’s blog because it’s filled…

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7 Food Gifts – #4 Salted Chocolate-Topped Caramels

For another food gift item from my 7 Food Gifts post, I made salted chocolate-topped caramels. I love salted caramels, and they are made even better with a coating of semi-sweet chocolate. Now, I have stayed away from caramels because everytime i make them they are either too soft or too hard and I can’t…

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7 Food Gifts – #3 Peppermint Meringues

For the third dessert in my 7 food gift post I made peppermint meringues. These were for my sister because she loves peppermint and pink!  I used a tutorial from whipperberry to do the stripes. I got this recipe from JoyofBaking.com. Peppermint Meringue Cookies From JoyofBaking.com Yield:  Makes about 10 – 2 1/2 inch (6 cm) meringues…

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7 Food Gifts – #2 Chocolate Malt Truffles

For the number 2 food gift, I chose to make chocolate malt truffles. I had some Ovaltine leftover from another recipe and wanted to use it. Who doesn’t like good chocolate mixed with cream and rolled in more sugar? Yum. I got the recipe from SavorySimple.net. I added some kosher salt to the ingredients because…