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

Easter Day

Happy Easter to my readers who celebrate, and happy Passover to some of my readers as well.  I personally celebrate Ostara, which was back in March, but I do celebrate Easter with friends and family.  My family doesn’t have a big get-together for Easter anymore so I’ll be spending Easter with Lane and his family,… More Easter Day

Marsh Mellow Field

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 Marsh Mellow Field

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 Brittle