Chocolate Bourbon Petits Fours
Happy weekend, friends! I think February is the quintessential month for all things chocolaty, don't you? That's why I was so thrilled to be asked by Better Homes and Gardens to be their "Month of Chocolate" blogger on Delish Dish . Each Friday this month I'll be sharing some of my favorite ...
Valentine's Day Matchstick Cookies for The Etsy Blog!
If you're looking for a unique sweet gift for your Valentine this year, then this may the ticket! These edible matchsticks are so easy to make and even more delightful to give - especially when the cookies are packaged in matchstick slider boxes. The candy coating on the cookies has a pinch of ...
A Dozen Rose Cupcakes
January is now a memory and I have ambivalent feelings about seeing it go. I've never been one to wish for time to pass away quickly, but this winter has made me hide myself away seeking little creature comforts. 2015 was a season of vulnerability and change for me. There were sweet highs - like ...
Earl Grey au Lait Cake with Embroidery Lace Decor
January is shaping up to be the unintentional month of cakes on this blog. I have an overstuffed binder filled with all manner of confections, but they'll just have to wait. Lately I've been seeking comfort in familiar things, which includes no small amount of floured cake pans. Add to that, hours
Ultimate Sampler Cake
I think now is a good time for a cheerful-looking cake, don't you? It's been a tough week for many of us. I'll be the first to admit that the recent losses in the headlines made me feel a little lonely. We all have our own way of dealing with these things, and I did what I usually do (aside from ...
Bourbon Vanilla Layer Cake
This time of year always brings out my pensive side. I tend to spend a lot more time thinking and less time doing , so I’ve been fumbling a bit trying to get back into a work routine. This year’s Christmas advent blog posts were a real eye-opener for me. I’d forgotten how much I loved blogging ...
Two Winter Cocktails
Happy almost New Year! Are you celebrating tonight? We've decided to keep it low-key and close to home. A couple of friends are coming over and we'll be enjoying our customary New Year's Eve feast: all-you-can-eat crab legs and knäckebröd with cheese. A few weeks ago I asked my friend Christen if
Gift This! 3 Minute 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge
Say hello to the World's Easiest Peanut Butter Fudge ! I'm pretty skeptical when it comes to 2 and 3 ingredient recipes. Maybe because I've tested more than a dozen and the results are mostly underwhelming. This recipe makes up for all of those disappointments. It's a keeper. This fudge is just so
Gift This! Rocky Road Brownie Mix
Well, here it is friends. My last advent post; the bookend to my first advent post. If you need that last, last, last minute gift, then this little jar mix may save your bacon. If you're a seasoned baker, then you'll likely have all the ingredients in your pantry (or be able to substitute walnuts
Gift This! Hazelnut Truffles
Truffle making is low effort with major payoff, and that's why they're great to make at Christmastime. If you can stir together chopped chocolate and steaming heavy cream at a 2:1 ratio, then you can make melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles that will rival any fancy chocolatier's. These ...