Top 10 Posts of 2012

As 2012 comes to a close tonight, I’m looking forward to celebrating with friends at home tonight.  I’ve enjoyed New Year’s Eve a number of ways in the past- sometimes visiting friends, sometimes hosting parties at home, and sometimes hanging out on the couch eating Chinese food and waiting to see the ball drop on … More Top 10 Posts of 2012

Whiskey, Caramel, Marshmallow, and Bacon Bark

After making milk chocolate bacon bark and beer brittle for New Year’s Eve, I couldn’t stop there.  Blame the overachiever in me, but I figured if bacon and chocolate is good, then combining bacon, whiskey, chocolate, and marshmallow can only be better.  The end result? A heavenly confection combining things that you’d never think would go together, … More Whiskey, Caramel, Marshmallow, and Bacon Bark

Beer Brittle

I don’t often have occasion to use my candy thermometer.  In fact, candy making of most kinds scared me to the point that I wondered why I even had a candy thermometer to begin with.  As it turns out, candy making is really not that frightening as long as you make sure you watch what you’re … More Beer Brittle