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Ginger Orange Chocolate Truffles are an easy confection you can easily make yourself for gift-giving--or just plain eating!

Ginger Orange Chocolate Truffles

Disclosure: I developed this recipe in partnership with Gourmet Garden, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank …

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Butterscotch Avalanche Bars are a melding of two favorites into one treat that exceeds the sum of its parts!

Butterscotch Avalanche Bars

For two years, I’ve been trying to think of a way to incorporate one of my essential holiday treats into my seasonal …

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Peppermint Bark is an easy Christmas treat to make for gifting or grabbing for yourself!

Peppermint Bark

Can you believe it? There are less than 3 weeks left until Christmas! How did this happen? This year, I’ve teamed up …

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Chocolate Cinnamon Bourbon Truffles - poet in the pantry

Chocolate Cinnamon Bourbon Truffles

These Chocolate Cinnamon Bourbon Truffles are bittersweet with a touch of heat and oh-so-addictive! Special thanks to The Baddish Group for sending …

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homemade candy canes

Homemade Candy Canes

With Christmas only a few weeks away, we decided to try our hands at making candy canes this month for First on …

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Traditional Penuche

Penuche is a favorite Fall treat. Often spied at fudge stands at the various Fall festivals and fairs, I’ve always associated it …

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Not Quite English Toffee

English Toffee

It’s been one of those push-push-push yourself weeks. I decided to challenge myself by committing to a few more projects, but they …

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Chocolate Malt Marshmallows

Chocolate Malt Marshmallows

Marshmallows–and by extension, candy-making–are a great metaphor for life. You want a sweet treat, so you decide to whip up a batch …

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