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…

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…

7 *Sweet* Food Gifts

It’s been awhile! We’ve finally moved in our new house, unpacked as many boxes as we could, and started painting, decorating, and fixing all the little things, all while watching our new kitchen and dining room being built. I can’t wait to have my new kitchen. Until then, I’ve got some sweet little desserts to…

Eggnog French Macarons with Eggnog Buttercream

The next dessert I made for my sister’s housewarming/holiday party were eggnog french macarons. I always wanted to try to make macarons, they look so cute and taste so good, but I always heard about how difficult they were. Well, I finally decided why not, and tried my hand at it. So I would like…