Pumpkin Cookie Butter Truffles — simple cooking recipes

Ingredients For the truffles: 3 ounces (85 grams) cream cheese, at room temperature2 tablespoons powdered sugar1/3 cup (75 grams) pumpkin puree1 3/4 cup (175 grams) Speculoos cookie crumbs (from about 23 cookies)1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1/8 teaspoon ground allspice For coating: 16 ounces (454 grams) chocolate (any […]…

Why Do Crackers Have Holes? The Origin of Saltines & EASY Sweet & Saltine Toffee Bark

Thar’s holes in them thar hills! Well, I believe the term originally stated “gold” but I’m on a roll, cracker roll 🙂  Saltines, Wheat Thins, Triscuits, Ritz Crackers, grahams, you name it — there’s hardly a cracker anywhere that doesn’t have a pattern of little holes in it. And no, the 18 holes in a…

Chocolate Covered Glitter Strawberry Hearts

Some believe that the pairing of chocolate and strawberries produce an uncontrollable aphrodisiac affect. Hence, the need to share these juicy, sparkling, heart-shaped confections to the romantic apple of your eye this Valentine’s Day. Include a tall stem of bubbling champagne and whisk yourselves into Romance Land… Ingredients: Strawberries, 1 large package, nice & plump…

Christmas; Eat, Drink & Be Merry! Holiday Fare & Drink of Film & Song

“Marshmallow World” by Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It’s the time for play, it’s a whipped cream day I wait for it the whole year round.” Homemade marshmallows? Yes! Are they worth the effort? Absolutely! Plus, they’re really not difficult…

Guest Chef Wednesday! Marsha’s 5 Star Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Why are these yummies double delights? Because they start with a chocolate peanut butter cup enveloped in creamy peanut butter cookie dough. Talk about mega peanuty flavor! These amazing chocolaty, golden, sweet treats are great in lunch boxes, for on the go, tailgating and parties or simply in front of the TV with a tall glass of…

“Chocolat” Truffles: Official Recipe from the Movie & How to Experience Chocolate: A Sensual Journey into the 5 Senses

BE PRESENT. Close your eyes, take three deep, cleansing breaths and quiet the mind. SEE  the shine and color on the truffle’s round shape. TOUCH. Run your thumb and forefinger across the chocolate surface. Is it smooth, rough, bumpy, dry, moist or…? SMELL. Bring your thumb and chocolate to your nose and inhale deeply. Close…