{Chocolate Review}: How to Bake with Craft Chocolate (Plus Bar & Bean Giveaway!)

Happy (day after) National Chocolate Day! I’ve been getting plenty of intriguing new chocolate to keep me occupied – perhaps it’s a good thing I have a baby to prevent me from eating it all at once! I was recently contacted by Bar & Bean, a new online shop for small-batch craft chocolate from around […]...

In Time for Halloween: Pumpkin Spice Caramel Lollipops

I’m not really a pumpkin spice latte fan. But I do like big mugs of hot, comforting drinks to sip slowly while watching autumnlight dwindle. And a long-handled stirrer to twirl pensively (I’m an inveterate fiddler). So it suddenly dawned on me last week: why not make an edible stirrer? One that might produce a […]...

{Sweet San Francisco} {Chocolate Review}: TCHO’s New TCHOPairings Bars

Things have been a little on overdrive around here. A baby that can crawl and stand, lots of recipe testing, and the holidays peeping around the corner. The nice thing about being a new mom, of course, is that people are infinitely sympathetic and kind. “Oh, you must be so busy! It’s ok if you’re […]...