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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Sweet red strawberries dipped in dark, rich chocolate – simply scrumptious! And they are perfect for Valentine’s Day! If Cupid’s holiday has snuck up on you and you find yourself in need of something delicious for the special ones in your life – this might […]

Candied Orange Peel

Candied Orange Peel

Glistening like the holiday lights with bright, sweet notes of citrus. Candied citrus peel is a centuries old method of preserving every piece of the orange. Much like the art of making jam or marmalade was and still is used to preserve fresh fruit, processing […]

Rum Balls

Rum Balls

Deep luscious tones of chocolate highlighted by the spirit of dark rum. Rich flavors that melt in your mouth! Rum balls have long been a favorite of mine and I frequently make them for holiday gifts. This version creates a bite that is soft and […]

Dave’s Sugared Pecans

Dave’s Sugared Pecans

Crisp pecans with a delicate glaze of sweet coating – looking like they’ve been frosted by the spirit of the holidays! I have numerous recipes for sugared and candied pecans, as any good Southern kitchen should. But without question this recipe is my favorite for […]

Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn

Decadent caramel sauce, drizzled over puffed, fluffy popcorn then baked to a sweet crunch – absolutely divine! Making homemade candy and confections has become somewhat a lost art. Admittedly, making most candy takes a fair amount of time and effort but the results can also […]

Popcorn Balls

Popcorn Balls

Make something special for your little goblins this Halloween! Popcorn balls were always around at Halloween when we were kids. Mom made them most every Halloween. They were always in abundance at the annual carnival at our school and when we went out trick-or-treating it […]

Peanut Brittle

Peanut Brittle

Making candy at home is somewhat a lost art. Many are intimidated by the process and have never given it a try. With the right tools and a trick or two making candy is really not a daunting process. This peanut brittle recipe is a […]

Divinity

Divinity

I’ve made candy during the Christmas holidays for years, and it occurred to me that Valentine’s Day is a perfectly appropriate excuse to pull out these recipes. Peanut brittle and divinity are about as Southern as it comes, and what better way to show your Valentine […]


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