Hi, my name is Heather. I’m a baker, cook, serial hostess, wife and mother of two. I love to cook, to feed people and to eat...especially dessert. I also run Livin' The Pie Life, an artisan bakery providing delicious fresh locally-sourced handmade pie to Northern Virginia. Life is good.
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Chocolate and peanut butter. I could start a blog just on that. It’s one of those classic combinations that is both decadent and satisfying. These creamy, chocolate-y, better-than-Reeses peanut butter cups are a staple of my annual Holiday gift giving.
Part III of Candyfest 2010 is one of those recipes that almost isn’t a recipe. I mean how hard is it to melt, spread, sprinkle and drizzle your way to homemade candy? That’s how simple it is to make chocolate … Continue reading
Candied Orange Peel is very expensive to buy ($20 per pound and up for the good stuff), but relatively cheap and easy to make. This is especially true when you consider that orange peel is usually just thrown away. What’s … Continue reading
This sweet creamy crunchy deliciousness is a celebration of chocolate and toffee and includes a secret ingredient (Shhhh!). It’s made primarily with whole milk instead of cream and doesn’t include egg yolks so it’s healthy…sort of…pay no attention to the … Continue reading