Best-Ever: Pumpkin Pie with Sweetened Condensed Milk
If pumpkin pie made with evaporated milk simply stopped existing today, I wouldn't really care. Because even though that's the "back of the box" classic version, I prefer mine with sweetened condensed milk. Adding sweetened condensed milk not only saves you the trouble of measuring out sugar, as it
Pop-Tarts That Should Exist
I'm thankful that Pop-Tarts do exist, but I wish these ones did, too. New print in my Etsy store!
Great for Holiday Baking: Plush Puffs Marshmallows
Commercially made marshmallows aren't a go-to confection for me, because so many are inferior in quality and flavor. However, a homemade marshmallow is a different thing entirely: pillowy, sweet, and just begging to be popped on top of a rich cup of hot chocolate. I was happy to discover a company
Best of New Mexico: Homemade Blue Corn Pinon Bread
This one's dedicated to my Santa Fe friends. If you've ever been to Santa Fe, New Mexico, you know that it is a special place indeed. The food reflect's the city's "tri-cultural" background: Native American, Mexican, and Spanish. With, of course, a touch of modern hippie and crystal-chaser in the
Easy Recipe: Horchata
Have you ever heard of horchata? No, I am not insulting you. Horchata is a delicious, milky beverage which is actually not always made with milk, but often rice or nuts ground into a "milk". It's nearly always spiced with cinnamon, and is often sweetened. It's common in Mexico, and common enough in
How to Paint a Perfect Sunset in Watercolor
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Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links
Need cards? Click here. Cake decorators: Win 8 Craftsy courses! (Craftsy) I need to tell you: Oreo Peanut Butter Dip. ( Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts ) Maple walnut fudge. I like it. ( Eagle Brand ) I know, linking to a link post. But this is a collection of food blogs beloved by someone in eating
Tastes Like Joy: Creme de Noisettes Recipe
See that thing? Up there in the jar? That creamy, chocolatey looking stuff? Well, guess what--you now officially have the recipe. Not to break you out of the reverie, but I suppose I should tell you what it is, exactly. That little mason jar is filled with a chocolate-hazelnut slurry known as
Haters Gonna Hate, and Pop-Tart Stuffed Biscuit Donuts
This week, I took a peek at my website statistics, and saw an oddly high number of click-overs from one particular web forum. Curious, I clicked over to see what was going on. Turns out, it was a thread about totally disgusting food blogger creations, and I was prominently featured. One of my ...
Red Velvet Cereal and More
I need to tell you something. It's this: Red Velvet Cereal. Here's the deal. When you are testing recipes, sometimes you end up with extra layers of cake. Even good, high-demand cakes, like red velvet. I realize that having extra, leftover red velvet cake layers sounds like a luxury--nay, an ...