Honey-Lavender Ice Cream

   Below is a fairly accurate Venn Diagram of my skill set:  ...more

Sesame Brittle

When I was in college, we had a street vendor who would park himself at the entrance to our dorm quarters, usually at the onset of any given weekend. He'd greet us with a fun hello, opening a neatly stored, colorful assortment of sweets and savories. Having a Pied Piper-esque persona (maybe not to the same grave extent) and fondly called "Gundumani" this small scale seller of confections sold ready-to-eat mini versions of highly popular snacks. His business venture came from the top of his head, literally, in a treat laden- straw basket, doubly aiding as a sunshade, which he placed firmly on the crown of, yes, his head....more
We love sesame brittle in my house! We also make sure to buy some whenever we go to our local ...more

St. Patty's Day Cookies

Celebrate St. Patty's Day with some fun treats which double as good luck charms. ;-)...more
Lovely thought for st Patrick's day.Hope you enjoyed it. Kind Regards David Headmore

Little chocolate rocks with crushed almonds

Looking for easy chocolate sweets you can keep in the fridge for a few days and which go well with a hot cup of tea or coffee? Well, these little chocolate rocks are a nice little treat....more

happy Pi Day

It seems as though I was in hibernation mode back on January 23, 2012 (Pie Day). Or maybe I was recovering from post holiday stresses. Whatever the reason for my failure to acknowledge Pie Day, today I’m celebrating Pi Day.   ...more

Ask A Scientist: Fatty, Fatty Two By Four

Question:  “Why can you whip cream but not milk?” -Michael W  Syracuse, NY...more

Sneak Peek: Chocolate-dipped Potato Chips

It’s all out of love that I give you sneak peeks.…the love of making you angry, that is....more

Versa-Candy

Inspiration comes from the strangest places....more

Snack mix for young and young at heart

I’m home tonight from the restaurant for a rest, hoping to have a busy weekend.  I was sitting here wondering why I am so broke right now but it was time to renew my liquor license and pay the dram shop insurance and quarter taxes.  All things that are needed to stay open but not fun to shuck out the money to pay.  I had someone talk to me about closing and being the dietary manager at a local nursing home, but I hate to give up the fight for my dream.  They say it take three to five years to show profit, I am not in debt for my business just running day to day. ...more

Tricolor Stick Cookies

Wow, it’s been long. My oven must have been sad for 2 months! Warm-up baking today.Tomato, purple sweet potato and yogurt lemon flavored stick cookies. ...more