Candied Pecans Recipe

Candied Pecans Recipe

One of my food specialties is making unique and tasty salads that have that extra little touch of delicious perfection. One of my salad secrets is adding chopped Candied Pecans. It gets people every time! Making candied pecans takes an extra 10ish minutes, but it is well worth that little bit of effort.

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Double Chocolate Puff Corn

Double Chocolate Puff Corn

As you may have been able to gauge from my recent posts, I have been consuming WAY too many calories. My clothes are SNUG. I saw a photo of myself from a few days ago and gasped. Why is it that we see things in photos that we cannot see in mirrors? Anyhow, this madness has to stop. But before I do anything extreme, I have a few more indulgent recipes to snarf down...er, post about.

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Salted Chocolate Caramel Crunchers

Salted Chocolate Caramel Crunchers

Dan and I have an ongoing dispute regarding our chip-to-dip ratios, whether it be a plate of heaping nachos we are eating or chips & salsa or these delicious Crunchers. He prefers more crunch and less goo. I prefer tons of goo and minimal crunch. We both swooned upon tasting these deliciously crunchy morsels of sweet-and-salty yumminess.

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Homemade Fruit Roll-ups Recipe

Homemade Fruit Roll-ups Recipe

Commence the time of year when Dan is wrapping up his crazy summer work while I simultaneously begin my crazy fall work. We call this our craaaazy transition time. This year we can stack onto that having a six-year-old who is adjusting to full-time school, which is actually going better than I ever could have imagined.

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Baby Ruth Caramel Corn

Baby Ruth Caramel Corn

I have spent a good deal of time thinking about this particular recipe. I wanted to make caramel corn, but not just plain old caramel corn. And then one day I was in the grocery store and I spotted a Baby Ruth candy bar as I waited in the checkout line. I thought about how Baby Ruths are the most underrated candy bar in existence.

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