Sometimes I just cannot be bothered to bust out my food processor, as much as I love this one, and make hazelnut butter, you know?
So I cheat. Yep, I admit it!
I cheat and I make this quick, simple, yummy version of “nutella” that satisfies my chocolate craving just as well as the original ever did. Plus it doesn’t make me want to restrain myself from reading the label and lamenting the fact that they are using vanillin instead of vanilla, among other things.
I mean look, at the ingredient label for it these days: [Read more…]
Homemade Cracker Jacks
This recipe was a sort of happy accident. I was figuring out how to make this caramel corn and one of the early attempts yielded way too much caramel coating for the amount of popcorn. So I added some peanuts, baked it, and then let it cool. And when I tasted it, I realized: this tastes like cracker jacks!
Unlike my effort to figure out caramel chips (a dismal failure; I’m still working on that one!), this accidental cracker jack recipe is one I’m sure will be a big hit. My kids love taking a bag to school in their lunch. I love that the sugar is wholesome. And I have even made a double batch and brought it to a party with great success!