Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

I’m normally not a huge pumpkin pie fan. I would rather make sweet potato, which I do enjoy. The biggest reason is so many pumpkin pies just really aren’t all that good. They lack in flavor and end sitting like a heavy brick in my tummy after eating them. Or as hubby puts its, they…

Mexican Chocolate and Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter & Mexican Chocolate Truffles

Truffles! Bon Bons! Whatever you call them, they are the epitome of rich, decadent treats. One that you enjoy by finding a comfortable position, closing your eyes and then eating it with small slow bites to savor each little morsel. My husband and I have a running joke about me and bon bons. I don’t…

Peppermint Buttercrunch

Peppermint Buttercrunch from Food & Wine

After drooling over ┬áthe holiday edition of Food & Wine magazine, I had to try out some of the sweets presented in the “Presents from the Pastry Shop.” The Peppermint Buttercrunch intrigued me because it was a play on peppermint bark but with the addition of adding a toffee to the layers. Not to mention…