Category: Candies

honey peanut butter marshmallow squares

Honey Peanut Butter Marshmallows

Homemade marshmallows are my new obsession. I’ve put off attempting them for years — due to a misguided assumption that making them would be a giant hassle. They’re admittedly a bit fussy (witness the lengthy set of instructions below), but not at all as bad as I thought. And they’re a great stovetop option when it’s a million degrees outside and you don’t want to turn on your oven. Continue reading “Honey Peanut Butter Marshmallows”

Sticky Toffee Balls (or, what to do when you’ve foolishly bought dates at Costco)

So, I teach college, and it’s finals week. I have a mountain of grading to plow through, and, as it happens, I’m moving in four days. So, I bake.

I spent Monday in an all-day bake-a-thon, cooking up treats for myself and my weary colleagues. Baking is how I cope with stress and how I show love, so it works out well just as long as I keep going to the gym. I didn’t document any of those delicacies, but they started the streak that has lead to the creation of this blog. ‘Cause blogging totally justifies all this baking.

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