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Filled cupcakes! Finally :)

I bought the Wilton Cupcake decorating kit about a month ago. And I’ve been anxious to try it, but I have not had an opportunity between Christmas cookies and candies, work, and other projects… Until today. I’ve had it in my mind that I wanted chocolate filled with marshmallow. So that’s what I made:

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Banana’s parting gift: golden chocolatey goodness

And I’m back. Finally. After Monterey for the weekend, I flew to Santa Monica for work. It was only for 2 days, but I was already missing home before I went so when I got back, I was ready to be home. I missed my kitchen. And I missed my kitties: Cookie Raven (doesn’t like […]

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marshmallow madness

Homemade marshmallows drizzled with chocolate and sprinkled with toasted almonds and toffee bits. Yum.

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Caramel rescue and vindication

D. helped me save the round 1. He suggested dipping them in chocolate. I was skeptical, but melted some semi-sweet chocolate chips and dipped the slightly bitter, slightly burnt caramels in it. I also sprinkled them with some of the chocolate salt I made earlier. Wow. The result is great. The second round of caramels […]

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peanut butter love

That is the last M&M. Bought 2 days ago, the bag is empty. After a month of very little in the way of sweets, the peanut butter with the chocolate inside of the little candy shells… yummy-I-couldn’t-resist-can-I-have-another? I thought I could be good and only eat a few each day and the bag would last […]

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