Category Archives: Candy

Daring Bakers’ March 2014 Challenge: Nougat

  Blog Checking Lines:  The March 2014 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Rebecca of BakeNQuilt. She challenged us to learn to make classic nougat and to make it our own with our choice of flavors and add-ins. That’s right, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies 2013

Here’s a sampling of what’s on my Christmas cookie platter this year!  I made a couple of favorites but mostly all new recipes for me this year.   Clockwise from upper left – Peppermint Bark Shortbread Bars, Ginger-Spiced Snickerdoodles, Orange Butter … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Caramels

I really love homemade caramels and I make them every holiday.  They can be tricky, but with a little practice, some good equipment and (hardest for me) patience, it can become fairly easy to turn out a good batch of … Continue reading

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We Should Cocoa: Truffles

The We Should Cocoa challenge, managed by Chocolate Log Blog and Chocolate Teapot, is a great excuse to make a chocolate treat and to use our creativity.   The idea is to make something with chocolate each month.  We can use any … Continue reading

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