Tags » Sweet Treats; Desserts

Dreamy Pillows of Sweetness ❉ Strawberry Marshmallows

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at marshmallow making for the longest time, and finally found just the inspiration I needed when planning a baby shower recently. 279 more words


#BeEggsquisite! ❊ Ginger & Sour Cherry Puffs

There’s something about the alchemy of eggs that fascinates me. Take a few simple ingredients that look like they couldn’t possibly turn into anything substantial, add eggs, and through a magical process of transformation suddenly you have a whole tray of treats waiting to dazzle your holiday guests. 1,353 more words


Oh Nuts! ❄︎ Maple Glazed Kicky Walnuts

I love eating nuts and usually enjoy them plain, but spicing or sugaring them makes any occasion all the more special. In this case, I’ve combined both processes to create walnuts with a subtly sweet maple glaze complemented by the warmth of cinnamon and the kick of cayenne pepper. 322 more words


A Crowd Pleaser With a Twist ❉ Chocolate Mousse, Avocado Style

Let’s face it, even the most accomplished host can feel stressed when handed a food restriction bomb along with a guest’s coat.

You need never find yourself sequestered in the kitchen, missing out on the pre-dinner drinks with the crowd, while you try to come up with a desperate plan of accommodation. 442 more words


Ghostly Hallowe'en Meringues and What They Taught Me

My daughter and I got together last night to make some ghost meringues for her to take to a Hallowe’en party at work today. Little did I know these simple treats would remind me of an important lesson about sharing food and entertaining. 327 more words