Category: Candy + Confections

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Who does not love marshmallows?  My kids are huge fans for sure. Homemade artisanal marshmallows are now seen in gourmet stores everywhere, and they can often be rather pricy.  Classic flavors like chocolate, vanilla and strawberry are often available, but more adventurous ones like malted […]

Chocolate Pecan Turtles

Chocolate Pecan Turtles

Chocolate pecan turtles are one of my favorite chocolate treats. My association with turtles goes way back. My dad loved them and used to get them when we went skiing in Colorado. As a young kid, I almost always opted for the larger sweet treat […]

Decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs For Easter

Decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs For Easter

Easter and chocolate just go together.  The chocolate egg in an Easter basket is often the first reach, at least it was for me growing up.  Chocolate eggs are a great invention.  Solid or filled, they are decadent little treats that most people really only […]

Champagne Gummy Bears To Celebrate

Champagne Gummy Bears To Celebrate

Tomorrow is a special day.  Tomorrow marks my one year anniversary of blogging.  I have published 177 posts, drafted an additional 144 that I may or may not publish, taken approximately 8,000 photographs and have had about 36,000 visitors view my site.  I am humbled […]

Easy Dulce De Leche Fudge That’s Perfect For Valentine’s Day

Easy Dulce De Leche Fudge That’s Perfect For Valentine’s Day

Fudge reminds me about a few things: Judy Bloom, my grandmother, and Valentine’s Day.  But not necessarily in that order.  Fudge is a delicious old school confection, one that sometimes gets overlooked if you ask me. But all fudge is not created equal.  Fudge is […]

Homemade Chocolate Peppermint Bark For The Holidays

Homemade Chocolate Peppermint Bark For The Holidays

Peppermint bark, as it’s called, is almost non-existent during the year, until Christmas time when it is absolutely everywhere.  I don’t typically like the commercially made verities, but when you find an artisanal one, it can be fantastic.  Peppermint bark is a rich chocolate confection, […]