Tag: Valentine’s Day

Butterscotch Pot De Crème

Butterscotch Pot De Crème

Pot de crème is a simple baked custard I have blogged about before.  Last time it was a classic chocolate pot de creme, an old favorite, this time I’m talking rich creamy butterscotch. Both of my pot de creme are delicious, but very different. Butterscotch […]

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 […]

A Refreshing Blueberry-Rosemary Lemon Mocktail

A Refreshing Blueberry-Rosemary Lemon Mocktail

Not everyone drinks alcohol.  I know many people who won’t touch the stuff, including because of personal preferences or health reasons (including allergies).  Whatever the reason, there are now an increasing number of flavorful “mocktails,” as cocktails without alcohol have been cleverly named.  Mocktails are […]

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 […]

Classic Chocolate Truffle, A Confectionery Treat

Classic Chocolate Truffle, A Confectionery Treat

A chocolate truffle is a simple but incredibly delicious treat.  A truffle is something everyone should learn how to make, at some point, if you love chocolate.  Surprisingly easy, if you stick with a basic four ingredient truffle recipe like this one, and completely worth […]