Category Archives: Candy

DIY Allergen Free Baking – Substitutions & Recipe Fixes

I’ve got a stack of books all touting allergen free recipes in my kitchen cupboard.  Problem with most of these books is that they call for ingredients that are hard if not impossible to find.  Seriously, how many people have heard … Continue reading

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Super Easy: Make your own Peanut and Tree Nut Free Chocolate Easter Bunny

Yesterday I went to Target in search of Easter treats for my nut allergic son.  There must have been more than a dozen different chocolate bunnies to choose from.  Solid ones, hollow ones, small ones, bunnies over a foot tall, … Continue reading

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Fun Valentine’s Day Facts

Valentine’s Day dates all the way back to 270AD in Rome. The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. Approximately 110 million roses, mostly red, will be sold and delivered within the three-day Valentine’s … Continue reading

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How to Make Teddy Bear Cake Pops

At first I was intimidated at the thought of making a cake pop that was anything other than a ball but it turns out that it’s not that hard to take them to the next level.  The bear heads for … Continue reading

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Have a Nut Allergy and miss See’s Candies: Recipe for Homemade Milk Bordeaux

Growing up on the west coast it’s hard not to have heard of or visited See’s candies.  The chocolates they make are simply amazing.  When my son was diagnosed with nut allergies, See’s quickly became a memory, as the employees … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Candy for Thanksgiving

Homemade Pumpkin Candy it’s super easy to make and tastes delicious!  This could be a nice treat to serve your guests for Thanksgiving.   To make you will need: –          A silicone pumpkin shaped ice tray –          Guittard white chocolate chips –          … Continue reading

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