{Chocolate Review}: Toffee Theory

image from Field Guide to Candy A few weeks back, I was invited to be a judge for TasteTV‘s Best Toffee in North America Competition. A whole boxful of toffees delivered to my door? Yes, please! Those of you who are curious about the difference between toffee, English toffees, and buttercrunch, feel free to see […]...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I can’t help it: no matter how crazed with end-of-the-year things-left-to-do I may be, how bitingly cold the weather has been (hey, I’m a California girl – I don’t do cold weather), or how desperately I’m trying to avoid the clarion call of consumerism (and the endless “SALE!” ads in the mail), I love, love, […]...