Melt in your mouth chocolate truffles

These truffles are YUMMY. They were also really easy to make. I won’t go into details as she does an awesome job explaining. Click here for the recipe. I sprung for Ghirardelli chocolate chips and they turned out delicious! The only thing I did differently was re-heat/dip the melon baller after each use. It helped them to come out easier. Next time I plan on adding some powdered sugar to >> Continue reading

Last-minute handmade gift ideas – Part 2

You don’t have to be an expert in the kitchen to try this gift idea – homemade chocolate bark! I actually got the White Chocolate Peppermint bark recipe from Food Network’s Paula Deen, but I’m not a fan of white chocolate so I modified the recipe and also created other variations of it. This gift idea is ideal for friends, family, neighbors, teachers and co-workers because it’s quick, easy, inexpensive and >> Continue reading

My ultimate holiday feast

I love this time of year – everyone’s into the holiday spirit, and even with how busy things can get, it’s fun to be part of the hustle and bustle. But what I enjoy the most is a reason to eat whatever I want without feeling super guilty about it…it is after all the holidays, right? Food makes the holidays more festive, and I’d like to share some of my favorites (recipes >> Continue reading

Scones – Yum!

That’s what I scribbled at the top of this super moist melt in your mouth scone recepie – YUM! Before our little one came along we weren’t ones to have breakfast but we did enjoy a good scone every now and then whenever we made a stop at Caribou Coffee or Starbucks. One day I was surfing the Food Network’s website and came across a quick and easy recipie for >> Continue reading