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Monster Mash – A FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Monster Mash – A FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Halloween is the best time of year to play with your food!

Black Walnut & Pecan Pralines

Black Walnut & Pecan Pralines

I made these pralines with the sole intention of putting a smile

Candied Pepper Bacon

Candied Pepper Bacon

It is the little things in life that often bring the biggest smiles, right? Like flipping the light switch and the room fills with light. Or that first sip of a fresh cup of tea. Or when your little one brings you a rose petal and a heart-shaped rock while chirping the words “I got these for you momma.” Or diamonds. Yes, it is the little things that fill in all of those dry spots that seem to form too quickly in the everyday parts of life.

And then there’s bacon. Continue reading Candied Pepper Bacon

Mom’s Old-Fashioned Fudge ((A “how-to” for perfect fudge))

Mom’s Old-Fashioned Fudge ((A “how-to” for perfect fudge))

Nothing says home to me more than a batch of old-fashioned fudge. Not just home, but love. Where I come from, a plate of fudge can say “I love you” almost better than words. Really, fudge is the international sign for “I love you”. No one 

Teenie Cookie Butter Cookie Balls

Teenie Cookie Butter Cookie Balls

Yes, my friends, I did it. I made “teenie” cookie butter cookie balls. Teenie being a code word for “eat by the dozens guilt-free”. That is right, I used the words “cookie butter” and “guilt-free” in the same paragraph. Trust me – I am buying 

Dear Alice, and a recipe for Orange Candied Walnuts

Dear Alice, and a recipe for Orange Candied Walnuts

Dear Alice,

A little bit over four weeks ago we were making plans. Looking through all of your cookbooks and mapping out our treats for Perry Christmas. The bread pudding with almond paste and raspberry sauce has been one we have talked about for years, and true to form – we talked all about it again.

Continue reading Dear Alice, and a recipe for Orange Candied Walnuts

It is time for Junk!

It is time for Junk!

If your house looks anything like mine right now, you are probably as ready as I am to rid yourself of the sorted piles bags of candy treats. But, oh how the kiddos love their sweet heaps. Trading, sorting, saving, sorting, trading, sneaking, eating, saving 

Pecan Joys!

Pecan Joys!

This simple recipe uses just a few ingredients & some quick steps to create a delicious mouthful of candy that will remind you of a famous candy bar…any guesses which candy bar??