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Tag Archives: candy



flashback: mustachioed marshmallow snowmen

Awww… after three months of cultivating the perfect Civil-War era mustache, my husband endured the agony of shaving off his project. Poor guy. He had a rare break between army jobs, and hence the opportunity to grow the ‘stache. And now it’s gone. But not to worry, that mustache was celebrated magnificently. You see, we […]



Just for Kix: White chocolate cherry Kix clusters

I’m lucky that I got these photographs done. You see, this combination of white chocolate, dried cherries and crunchy Kix was so perfect I ate half the stuff while photographing. After 41 years of existence, I still have low enough self-esteem that I’m astonished when I produce something good. No, awesome. So I rewarded myself […]



leftover Halloween candy chocolate bark

Two days after Halloween, we went to a friend’s for dinner. Our mission: The dessert. I admit sighing at the bag of my daughter’s Halloween candy and wondering if I could just bring that. I took it only one step better to make leftover Halloween candy chocolate bark. I’m pretty sure, positive, in fact, I’m […]



fuzzy monster pops

I don’t know at what point we, as a collective imagination, decided monsters needed to be fuzzy. Oh wait, yes I do. Good call, Jim. The fuzzy part makes monsters decidedly less scary and infinitely more cute. Here, coconut is the fuzz.     how to make fuzzy monster pops   you will need:* green […]



Flashback Friday: 15 Halloween treats from the archives

Next to maybe Christmas, Halloween is the season for a fun food blogger. The creepy licorice legs, the monsters and all the fruity blood, the candy eyes, Oh! the candy eyes. There are 8,456, 107 ideas out there for spooky Halloween treats. Probably more actually. Here are a few from the archives that are my […]