I wanna lick the screen

Last night was the first night of Passover. We eat a great big meal and sing lots of songs and say a ton of prayers and drink loads of wine. It’s called Seder and this happens to be my FAVORITE … Continue reading

Forget it. You won’t like these. Nuh Uh. Not ONE bit.

Two Words: HOMEMADE. MARSHMALLOWS.   E and I both agree that you won’t like these. Not one bit. Nope. Nuh uh.   This morning, while the babies took their nap, E and I decided to make marshmallows. We thought they’d be … Continue reading

Doin’ the Candy Dance

Two days ago C asked me if I’d ever candied ginger before. “Um,” I replied, “I’ve eaten candied ginger….Does that count?” And so the quest for candied ginger recipes began. Can you guess who came to the rescue? None other than … Continue reading

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I (we) made SHINY CHOCOLATE

Can you hear me _quite literally_ JUMPING around the kitchen yelling “WE DID IT!” YAYAYAYAYAYAYAY! I’ve been doing A.LOT. of rather intense research about why my chocolate hasn’t maintained its shine. Turns out chocolate needs TWO things to be shiny – it … Continue reading

Two words: Sea Salt

Two more words: FREAKIN’ AWESOME. Alternate title: How do you make Chocolate Dipped Jalapeño Bites even better? Sea Salt. A teeny tiny little sprinkling of Sea Salt atop each little bite of spicy joy elevates these little treats from “GOOD” to “OH MY … Continue reading

Standing at the kitchen sink, crying

Yeah. It’s been a shit day. I feel like just about everything I touched today turned out horribly horribly wrong. I messed up the candied orange peels (they really shouldn’t look like they’re tempura battered). I don’t know what the … Continue reading

Candied Jalapeños? Yes. I smoke crack. v2

WHY? you ask. WHY would anyone want to Candy Jalapeños? a) I wanted to make a fun and unique food gift for my sisters and some friends that I’ll be seeing this weekend. b) I decided to try candying something spicy. …Ok, … Continue reading