Tag Archives: sweets

Recipe: Chocolate Almond Toffee

A few weeks ago, I bought toffee at Wegmans to satisfy my craving for sweet, chocolately goodness. Not much beats perfectly square gems of toffee, covered in chocolate and almonds, with a satisfying crunch and buttery flavor. Finally, though, I decided to make my own. An opportunity to save some money, versus continuing to buy itsy-bitsy containers, while also having something to look forward to making to supplement holiday cookies in about a month from now. As it turns out, making toffee is similar ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Bananas Fosters

I was dying to make this for the longest time and I finally got around to it tonight. It came out so good!! "2 oz" of rum is merely a guideline, as most of the alcohol cooks off, so feel free to be generous. As long as you can refrain from pouring the whole bottle in there, you should be fine. I used white rum because it is what I had on-hand, but try using dark rum, or equal parts rum and banana liquor, for extra flavor. The sugar and liquid helps to form the sauce for the bananas, and I bet it ... Continue Reading