web analytics

New newsletter coming soon! Sign up here with your email address to get our monthly newsletter, with news updates and seasonal recipes.

Pumpkin Spice Hershey’s Kisses, reviewed

Posted on

Pumpkin Spice Hershey’s Kisses

Hershey’s Kisses can always be counted on to come out with at least one special edition flavor for any given holiday. The kisses are bite sized, which makes them a good vehicle for trying out new flavors without committing to eating (or possibly throwing away) an entire chocolate bar. For Halloween this …

Share this article

Snickers Rockin’ Nut Road Bars, reviewed

Posted on

Snickers Rockin’ Nut Road

Part of me wants to believe that Halloween season just kicked into gear, but the retail reality is that Halloween decorations have been on the shelves for at least a couple of weeks, and there are already some Christmas displays going up (taking up space that, in my opinion, should still be …

Share this article

The frosting or the cake?

Red Velvet Cupcakes

When it comes to cakes and cupcakes, which is more important: the frosting or the cake?

Recently, a friend and I were comparing notes on some cupcake bakeries that we had tried. She mentioned how excited she was when she heard that a cupcake bakery was opening …

Share this article

Make your own pizza cake

beautiful pizza look-a-like cake!

I always get a kick out of food that looks like one thing, but is really another. I’m not talking about soy “meat” that bears a vague resemblance to chicken (since a lot of it always looks kind of like chicken regardless of what flavor it’s supposed to be). I’m talking about …

Share this article

What are cacao nibs?

cacao nibsDark chocolate bar with cacao nibs. Milk chocolate bar with cacao nibs. Chocolate covered cacao nibs. Cacao nibs are turning up in more and more places, but with little explanation as to what they are because they are almost always an add-in to some other product. Cacao nibs are basically raw chocolate, pieces of …

Share this article