Toasted Coconut Vanilla Bean Marshmallows


Toasted Coconut Vanilla Bean Marshmallows Ever since my 2nd Foodie Penpals package arrived with a mahoosive amount of homemade goodies, I've been desperate to try making my own marshmallows. This is the first time ever making marshmallows so I wasn't quite sure what to expect and decided to adapt a basic marshmallow recipe from Martha Stewart. I had some desiccated coconut remaining from making my English Coconut Macaroons so had already decided I was going to put it to good use to create vanilla bean marshmallows with a generous coating of toasted coconut on top of the marshmallow … [Read more...]

Foodie PenPals #2 – July 2012


Foodie PenPals - July 2012 I'm so excited to share what I received in my Foodie PenPals package for July, 2012. I was matched with Rebecca who unfortunately, doesn't have a blog. Rebecca is from Bath, England. Links: UK and European Foodie PenPals can sign up here,US and Canada Foodie PenPals can sign up here. If you're interested in joining, the basics are that you get automatically matched to a person that you will be sending your package to. You need to contact that person asking some 'probing' questions. Wait until they get back to you with their answers and address. Then you get to … [Read more...]

{Guest Post} Rocky Road Bars


My time here in the great food blogging community has been short. As in really short. But in the 5 months since I started baking and created this here blog, I have met some fantastic bloggers who I like to consider my friends. I have only known Dorothy {Crazy for Crust} as a fellow dessert blogger for a few months but I am blown away by her skills. She has amazing creativity, and not only in the kitchen (psst, checkout her printables!) She can certainly come up with some fantastic ideas. In fact, I have a little feeling that Dorothy might actually be magic! Every time I check my RSS there is … [Read more...]