Chocolate Caramels

For Christmas I got a cook book from my brother, Sam. I was quite excited, even if I told him the exact book he should get me and where to find it. Chef Peter Greweling is one of the most influential Chef instructors I have ever had. He is also one of the most informative. … Continue reading


Redskins Truffle!

This month is kind of hard to think of a cool truffle flavor. I could do a new years flavor but I wouldn’t have the candy out in time for New Year’s Eve. Also the only real flavor I can think of that would relate is champagne and I did that one last year. As … Continue reading

Kick Ass Clam Chowder!!

So this summer my brothers and I went down to the outer banks on vacation and that is where I discovered that we love clam chowder!! I knew I always¬† liked clam chowder but on this vacation my relationship with this creamy New Englander took the next step. We went from like to love and … Continue reading

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see … Continue reading

Sorry for such a long hiatus world!

I know, worst blogger ever!! My bad. My excuse is the new job got really busy in December at the same time as the chocolate of the month club got really busy. HOWEVER, life should slow down a tiny bit until February (Valentines Day and coincidentally most of my very close friends were born that … Continue reading

Awesome Coconut Macaroon Recipe

So lately I have been really busy. Sorry about the lack of posts, I recently go a new job at Velatis in Silver Spring (its a candy store that sells all sorts of caramels). The new job is great and the people that work there are super nice. On to the recipe! I found this … Continue reading

The secret of the pie crust

So I gave you guys the pie crust recipe that I use for my hand pies and any pie I make BUT I did not give you the process that I use to make it. I actually don’t really follow the directions at all, I use a process I learned in school that produces a … Continue reading

Holiday Event at the Moose Lodge

This Saturday, November 17th, Jesse and I will both have booths at the Laurel Moose Lodge’s 3rd Annual Holiday Fair. I am super excited for several reasons. Jesse and I both have booths right next to each other! It’s the first fair that I will make profit and actually get to keep it. (St. Mary’s … Continue reading

Granddad’s Birthday

So tonight we celebrated my grandfather’s birthday. Family, cake, Mom’s mac n cheese and Chick fil a!! Awesome. Grandma was nice enough to let me make the cake for the big guy and so I did. Granddad is a BIG coffee cake eater and loves flavors like maple, brown sugar, walnut, pecans. So mom suggested … Continue reading

Chocolate coated everything!

So I have been pretty busy this week with replenishing my candy stock after the Christmas bazaar. I am officially in the Christmas season zone. So everything that I have done is to get ready for Christmas. Next week I will be revealing the Christmas flavors for December. I also went ahead and ordered lots … Continue reading