Penuche Fudge – Brown Sugar At Its Best
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Penuche Fudge - Brown Sugar At Its Best | Dawn's Recipes

It’s confession time! I didn’t actually make the beautiful fudge pictured above. It’s one of my mom’s specialties, so I asked if she’d whip up a batch for me and let me post the recipe this week. I’m still adjusting to being a mom of two and recovering from my latest c-section, so she was kind enough to oblige. Aren’t moms great? … Continue Reading →

Fleur de Sel Caramels from Your Microwave
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Fleur de Sel Caramels from Your Microwave

The following recipe is based off one I discovered through the magic of Pinterest. The original recipe is posted on Food.com. I’d never tried microwaving caramels before, always preferring to do it on the stove top. With all the positive reviews I saw, I just had to give it a try. This method is definitely easier overall, though I find controlling the temperature is a bit easier on the stove. The stove top method allows me to stir and to use a candy thermometer while the caramel is still heating, whereas you have to stop the microwave every couple of minutes to … Continue Reading →

Peppermint Stick Ice Cream
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Peppermint Stick Ice Cream

The holidays have come and gone once more, and I’m finding myself left with far too many candy canes. I could throw them out and feel guilty about the waste. I could put them away with the ornaments and hang them on the tree again next year. (Hey, it’s not like they’ll go bad!) Or I could turn them into a cool, creamy treat that’s perfect for enjoying while sitting by the fire. … Continue Reading →

Bacon Caramels
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Bacon Caramels

One year Starbucks put salted caramel hot chocolate on their menu. What an incredible drink! The way the smoked sea salt played off the sweetness in the chocolate and caramel was music to my taste buds. I missed it dearly when it was gone and eagerly awaited its return the following year. It never came, and I fell into despair. Okay, not really, but I was sorely disappointed. This year, however, they did something even more amazing! Salted caramel mocha…just like the salted caramel hot chocolate, but with some of the sweetness cut with coffee. Yum! … Continue Reading →