Homemade Liquor Filled Chocolates

For years I have made homemade goodies for our neighbors, this year I am making specialty chocolates. I made a quick batch to see if it was worth accomplishing, and they were a great hit at the party we went to last weekend! I made Whiskey (Screwball) peanut butter chocolate bon bons. I am thinking…

Caramel

  I usually make caramel the old fashioned way, sugar in a pan when it get to the nice caramel color you add cream to stop the process and keep it from seizing.  Easy right; I saw online several different times the making of caramel from condensed milk IN THE CAN! One poster toted this…

Fruit Cake

Oh how I love my husband, and oh my how he loves fruit cake.  Yes it is one of those you love it or you don’t ; I have yet to find people who are just wavering about their love hate relationship with fruit cake. Because I like to surprise him as often as possible,…

Peppermint Popcorn

Peppermint popcorn; an easy holiday snacking or gifting idea. I love popcorn, and who does not like making a sweet treat out of it?  This is super easy and was one of the gifts I gave my neighbors.  Put it in a nice bag with a cute little ornament. Use any kind of candy canes…

Give the Gift of Apple Pie

* This is a long post although easy to create if you are using canned filling and pre-made pie dough. Otherwise read the entire post before starting THX! Every year I give gifts to all the homes in our neck of the woods.  Last year it was poinsettias and cards. This year I gave several…