Saltine Cracker Toffee

Somehow this recipe turned into a major flop. I was so excited since I love toffee flavors, but it ended up being a sticky mess. I know not to do candy on wet or humid days, which I didn’t do when I made this so I’m not sure where I went wrong. Saltine Cracker Toffee...

Homemade Holiday Lollipops

I forgot to post this last year with time sneaking up on me quickly as I was working on gift baskets. These where a huge hit and they are easy to make. An added bonus is hearing kids say “OMG you know how to make lollipops”. You can make them without sticks and any...

Candied Kumquats

This week I’ll have a couple recipes that all go together to make one dish so here we go with the first one, the garnish! Candied Kumquats (Adapted from Baking Obsession) Printer Friendly Version 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups water 1 lb kumquats, sliced and seeded In...

Chocolate-Covered Marshmallows

This is a great Fall treat for kids and adults. It’s kind of a play on smores just done in advance and less of a mess. I used pecans, but you could make it with crushed graham crackers or candy or anything else you can think of to stick on therm. Chocolate-Covered...

Pralines

  If you have never made pralines before, they are super easy to make. I used to think candy making was something I could never do, but it’s not as bad as I thought. You do want to make sure you don’t make candy on a rainy day because the dampness in the air will...

Piñata Cookies

Hope you have recovered from the weekend and Cinco de Mayo. I really wanted to post these last week, but as usual I ended up having a really busy week and didn’t get around to making these until Friday for our Cinco de Mayo dinner club Saturday night. These might be a...

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