Oh, hello! I realize the past few months flew by without a peep from me, but I promise it’s not for lack of cooking! I’m happy to share that I recently began a new job, and while I am loving the challenge, it also means I have little time to do the blogging I love so much. After some extensive badgering “reminders” from friends and family (“WHEN are you posting the recipe to insert dish here?!”), I decided it was time to get back into the swing of things, so be on the lookout for new, fun, fresh recipes.
My friend @awlarralde loves, I mean loves Halloween. In a holiday-induced craze, she made a large batch of goodies, including these chocolate pretzel spiders. While waiting for the kiddies to come by and trick-o-treat, enjoy your own tasty treats. Continue reading
Chocolate and caramels are a complicated subject matter for me. I love them, but I’m not as crazy for them as other desserts (give me crème brûlée any day). However, I am starting to sing a different tune after having experienced some of the most amazing chocolate caramels ever. My friend, Sara is an incredibly talented blogger/photographer and, turns out, baker, and when she contributed traditional and chocolate caramels to our December Crafty Night, I knew my world would never be the same. Continue reading
That’s right, you heard me! It’s been snowing hard (ok, for Portland) with a side of freezing rain, and a necessary contribution to my comfort and survival during such times includes hot chocolate, a liquor of choice and preferably some amazing homemade marshmallows for toppers.