Merry Christmas, if that’s your thing. Happy halfway-through Hanukkah, if that’s your thing. I don’t even have a tree, and due to my self-imposed unemployment couldn’t afford presents. If you’re getting anything from me, I made it myself. In most cases, this also means you’ll have delicious sugary treats coming…tomorrow. Due to the weather, we […]
In my quest to use more vanilla beans, I created another yummy cookie based on a really basic, easy recipe.
Though I’m glad I was able to acquire a bunch of lovely, fat, juicy vanilla beans relatively cheaply online, I’ve been trying to come up with vanilla-filled goodies to make. Since I had more egg whites left over from the wine buttercream, I decided to try some vanilla bean meringues.
I made World Peace Cookies! Yay! They were fun and turned out yummy. Not too sweet, and kind of sandy-textured, with nice gooey chunks of chocolate complimented by fine salt.
Christmas is only a few days away…and I’ve been intending to make edible goodies for people (and a couple non-edible handcrafted items). Soooo I started last night. I had egg whites left over from making the wine frosting the other night, and had been seeing a lot of super cute little peppermint meringues on others’ […]
One of the first things I thought of when I found out the theme for this month’s challenge was wine. When I went to the wine tasting with my mom a couple months ago, we tried this one red wine that tasted just like black cherries and would be excellent with dark chocolate. I couldn’t […]
Okay, cupcake number one! The second one will follow in the next couple of days, since I have a lot of just plain FANTASTIC naked chocolate cupcakes left over and I’ll be picking up my other ingredient tomorrow. I just have to figure out how I’m going to use them together!