A Beginners Guide to Chocolate

Since I’ll be sharing a few chocolate recipes this year, I thought it would be important to have a post about how to handle chocolate. Now, weirdly I am much better with sugar. I can sculpt roses by hand out of sugar, but man when chocolate and I get together I seem to find it […]

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Ribbon Candy Troubleshooting

This is a supplemental post to my Caramel Filled Apple Ribbon Candy Recipe. This is for troubleshooting some common issues when making hard candy and shaping ribbon candy specifically.

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How to Sleigh the Holiday Season: Sugar Basics for Candy Making Beginners

I guess you could call this a sugar crash course πŸ˜‰ . Alright, we’re gonna get serious about this whole sugar thing. I am posting two recipes that deal with the molten hot mess that candy making can be and I want to make sure all you lovelies are safe while making treats this year. […]

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Persimmons: What Are They and What Can You Do with Them (30+ Recipes)

Persimmons are the fruit of the season for me, and I know this will be controversial, but I think they deserve more credit than the pumpkin. I know, I know, pumpkins are the fall food, but I’m sure we can all accept one more into our hearts. If you have never heard of, seen, or […]

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10 Tips for Better Food Photos

Whether you want more likes on Instagram, to take your blog to the next level, or want to try your hand at food photography in general, here are tips and tricks from a food blogger that has done this a time or two (it’s me, I’m the food blogger). Let’s jump right into it!

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6 Fool-Proof Tips to Picking Out Produce like a Pro

Derek likes to think I have a God-given talent to pick out the best fruits and vegetables, but he just doesn’t know all of the secrets I got up my sleeve. πŸ˜‰ This post will walk you through the best ways to pick out produce in general and specific tips for certain fruits and vegetables. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Being a Better Cat Parent

We have four cats (yes, that is a lot). We have gone through ups and downs being cat parents. I feel like every other week we are discovering new things we should be doing for our cats or should not be doing. It is a struggle to feel like you are doing enough for the […]

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