Posts Tagged valentine’s day

Bourbon Caramel Peanut Butter Cups

Bourbon Caramel Peanut Butter Cups

Too often I find myself in this situation: I just finished a swanky meal (most recently at Wayfare Tavern) and the waiter asks if I want to see the dessert menu. Um, NO. Then I’ll want every single thing on it, and there is absolutely no room left…

Cacao Nib Caramels

Cacao Nib Caramels

As soon as I poured this caramel hotness into its cooling vessel, I could only think one thing: “I’ve made a huge mistake.” (Props to my fellow Arrested Development fans) Not that I messed up the recipe or anything, I just knew I was on track to eat…

Croque Madame & Photo Roundup: Valentine’s Day

Croque Madame & Photo Roundup: Valentine’s Day

If there had to be a theme to my Valentine’s Day, I think it would be “making food for Josh that he absolutely loves and I never make for some reason.” A close runner up would be “delicious.” This man’s favorite breakfast, brunch, and lunch is a croque…

Maple Stout Cupcakes with Candied Cayenne Bacon (aka Mancakes)

Maple Stout Cupcakes with Candied Cayenne Bacon (aka Mancakes)

Let’s face it: guys get the short end of the stick on Valentine’s Day. For weeks leading up to February 14th, every commercial, magazine ad, and billboard is not so subtly reminding men: make this year special, show her how much you care… ’bout time to propose, isn’t it??? And if…

Chocolate Pots de Crème

Chocolate Pots de Crème

Can you believe I had never made pots de crème before the other day? I couldn’t either. I was forced to face this reality while flipping through the February Martha Stewart Living. After drooling over the photo in the magazine, I fondly recalled a few of these darling…