Archive for the ‘Gourmet Treats’ Category

Sweet Treats for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 1st, 2012
By Christine George Although there is no truth behind the statement that time flies and that it only appears to do say (especially the older we get), the holiday season is nearly upon us again. Naturally, no holiday feast would be complete without that golden brown bird and all the delicious side dishes. Just when you feel like you are about to burst Read The Post [...]

Homemade Princess Party Favors: Decorated, Chocolate Coverd Rice Crispy Treats

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Kids parties are fun, but expensive too. The good news is you can make the decorations yourself and the party favors. Here's a treat I think you will like. Chocolate Covered Rice Crispy Treats shaped and decorated into any shape you want depending on the occasion and the person who is celebrating. Today let's focus on a little girl's party. What better Read The Post [...]

Fabulous French Fries For Family And Friends

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
Fixing french fries for your friends and family from scratch is easy. You need a good potato, a good oil, a good french fry potato cutter, a good basic recipe, and a good deep fryer or big heavy cooking pot. You can embellish the cooked french fries any wonderful way you want. What's the best potato for homemade french fries? There are several types Read The Post [...]

Homemade Gourmet Valentines Gift Idea: Truffles

Thursday, March 1st, 2012
So you want to make a candy gift for Valentines Day, but not sure which to choose. Simple, easy, difficult, gourmet, chocolate, fruity, what should it be? Ever think you could make something fairly simple and gourmet at the same time? You can. You've seen them on the shelves at popular grocery stores around the holidays whether for Christmas time or Read The Post [...]

Valentines Cupcakes and Frosting: Red Velvet Cupcakes, Strawberry Marshmallow Frosting and More

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Love and romance, kisses and hugs. It will be Valentines Day soon and one of the best times of the year for chocolate and sweets of all types and the perfect excuse to eat them as well as make them for your sweetheart or as party favors. This time we will discuss Valentines cupcakes and frosting. Again we've invited professional cake and cupcake decorator Read The Post [...]

Shamrock Rice Crispy Treats: St Patricks Day Sweets

Sunday, February 19th, 2012
March is upon us and St Patricks Day sweets magically appear everywhere bringing two of my favorite flavors to life: mint and chocolate and do I have a new treat that will make your taste buds feel "lucky" you discovered this on the internet: Shamrock Rice Crispy Treats are amazing! These chocolate covered rice crispy treats make great candy gifts or Read The Post [...]

Homemade Valentine’s Candy Gifts: Variety of Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
So you've decided to make chocolate covered strawberries for a Valentine's gift, but you want to add a twist to your delightful berry treats, right? I think that's a great idea. Chocolate dipped strawberries are a true gourmet delicasy and make a fantastic gift. And nothing is more special than a handmade candy gift for a romantic occasion. Taking your Read The Post [...]

Homemade Valentine’s Candy Gift Ideas: Chocolate Covered Heart Rice Crispy Treats

Saturday, January 28th, 2012
How many Valentine's gift ideas have you come up with? How about homemade candy gifts? What could be more romantic? And I have a unique gift that will bring him or her a smile to their face and make their taste buds sizzle. Heart rice crispy treats not only look cute and romantic, but extremely tasty. What makes them unique is I've included some ingredients Read The Post [...]

10 Types of Chocolate Bark: Homemade Gifts for Christmas

Friday, December 30th, 2011
Stuck on what gifts to give for the holidays? How about homemade edible gifts? If you are looking to perhaps save some money, but choose something worthwhile that is sure to be a hit then candy gifts are a great choice. Chocolate bark recipes are easy to make and even more fun to eat. Chocolate bark are broken pieces of chocolate usually mixed with Read The Post [...]

Eggnog Frosting: Best Cupcake Frosting for Christmas Cupcakes

Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Hmm! What's that wonderful smell? Ah, that's some fresh homemade cupcakes baking in the oven. The fire is cracking in the fireplace, snow covers the yard and street outside and somewhere children are sledding and playing in the snow. Christmas time has come and I have some great cupcake ideas for the holidays. I recently invited Leigh, professional Read The Post [...]