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Category Archive for 'Candy & Sweets'

If your Valentine’s Day festivities involve chocolate (and they should) or you just happen to find yourself with leftover melted chocolate, you owe it to yourself to make Chocolate Bark! I don’t often think about Chocolate Bark except at Christmas when those tins of Peppermint Bark are everywhere…calling to me, tempting me. However, now that I’ve […]

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We’ve got a chocolate and strawberry situation going on here. I might need an intervention…I confess to eating some of these for breakfast! Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching so how about we skip all the expensive retail hoopla and make some Chocolate Covered Strawberries right in our own kitchens! Melting and dipping. We can do […]

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Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching. I don’t know about you, but to me saying “I love you” is even better when chocolate is involved. Most people don’t realize how easy it is to make luxurious chocolate mousse at home. There are a few tricks, but in its basic form with just a little melting, whipping, […]

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Chocolate Pots de Créme is one of my favorite fancy desserts. It doesn’t take very advanced French skills to recognize the goodness that would come in a little pot of cream. Add chocolate to that pot and you are speaking my language! I always order pots de créme at restaurants but had never made it […]

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Soft M&M Cookies – the Valentine’s Day version! I have to admit something weird. During Halloween or almost any other candy-centric holiday, I can have little packages of M&Ms around the house with no real problem. They hang out in a dish and eventually Jim eats them. But when the Valentine’s Day specialty M&Ms arrive […]

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Key Lime Bars

Today is Idiot’s Kitchen’s 3rd Birthday so I made you some Key Lime Bars! Really. These are for you! Reach right through your computer and help yourself. I am a huge fan of the whole sweet/tart scenario and my little lime tree is absolutely bursting forth with limes so when I saw this recipe, I […]

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Happy Birthday to Idiot’s Kitchen. We turned 2 yesterday! 2 years, 194 recipes, several cat photos, and many many nice people like you reading, trying, and suggesting great recipes. Let’s celebrate with some awesome chocolate cupcakes! This recipe comes from my favorite restaurant in Minnesota, Cafe Latté in St. Paul. You know it’s my kind […]

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Fudge. A chocolate lover’s downfall. I’m not sure it’s a good thing that I now have a recipe for fudge that is so quick and easy to make. I was able to show some small amount of restraint when fudge was something that you bought on vacation or at a specialty shop. But now that […]

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