Dec 4, 2011Burnt Almonds
I am still debating if I was successful with this recipe or not! The sugar did some wierd things and I didn’t follow it exactly. I will share with you what I did, but stick with the original if you like it better!
These were pretty good! They would be awesome as a snack or even in a salad. And if you like cinnamon, please add more!
Dec 3, 2011Chocolate Covered Pepermints
The older I get the more I think that the pairing of dark chocolate and mint are a way of life! I remember getting my dad a pack of Andes mints every Christmas. Now, I find myself checking out at the grocery store and seeing them in the conveyor belt. They seem to just jump into my cart!
Nov 30, 2011Black Friday and Cyber Monday Aftermath
As with any Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping weekend, there were a lot of deals going around. Stores were opening at all kinds of crazy hours Friday morning and some even on Thursday to try and attract as many shoppers as they could.
Nov 28, 2011Persimmons
I got 2 persimmons and was dying to use them. I did a little research on them (aka google) and found that there are 2 types. One is a french and the other japenese. The french kind you eat when it is soft and super ripe. The other commonly Fuyu is eaten firm. This is what the Boston School of Cooking said:
Nov 24, 2011Thanksgiving Potatoes
I was looking for a fun potato recipe, when I stumbled on a recipe called Mayflower Potatoes! What is more Thanksgiving than the Mayflower?!! We tried it. I have no idea why that is the name other than the fact that the half of potato could look like a boat? Em.