Tag: Gifts from the kitchen

valentine cupcake toppers

These Valentine cupcake toppers are so cute and easy to do! And as a bonus, you only need a few things to make them. Roll out fondant logs of your different colors and twist them together. Roll into a log and fold in half. Twist that together, roll out into […]

cherry almond shortbread cookies

One of my favorite flavor combos is cherry and almond, and recently I tried a recipe for a cookie with marzipan and cherries that was really nice. But I’ve been on a bit of a shortbread kick lately, and I can’t stop eating these!! The chewy cherries and chunks of […]

homemade marzipan and sugarplums

Marzipan is one of my favorite ingredients in bakes. It just adds such lovely rich sweetness, and I love almond flavoring. Marzipan fruitcake is one of my darlings, and I love decorating with it too! Basically, I can go through a lot of the stuff, especially at the holidays. So […]

Caramel corn in white bowl on marble counter

caramel corn

If you’ve never made caramel corn I just have to emphatically say do it!! Even the best store bought stuff you can get doesn’t hold a candle to this gorgeousness, and obviously you save a ton (use the money to buy macadamias and toss those in πŸ˜‹) I’ve been making […]