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Karen’s Chocolate Peppermint Bourbon Walnut Fudge from Marcel Desaulniers

I am a generous person. Why should Christmas spirit only appear in December? Why should we limit the treasures of Christmas food? Marcel Desaulniers wrote I’m Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas in 2007. Lots and lots of idea, all chocolate of course. If you are not a holiday baker, not into cookies or cakes or cheesecake,…

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Malt Ball Tiffin or Malteser Tiffin

Sometimes we all encounter a word we do not know. But two words in a row? Malteser? Tiffin? Maltesers are candies from Mars that are sold in Great Britain but, sadly not here. They are, by description, a malt ball with honey. I’m not sure what it will taste like, but I have 130 grams…

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Candied Pineapple Chunks for Cocktails and Nibbles

When I made these, I had every intention of using them as garnish for cocktails. But they sat there, in that bag, on the shelf just to my right. I nibbled. I admit it. I nibbled away and soon they were gone. And soon, there will be more. I don’t blog about candy very often.…

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Candied Pistachios

Suzen’s cooking school in New York City is Cooking by the Book. For almost 30 years we have been doing events for corporations and private parties. People come together here, cook together, and eat the feast they have prepared. Thirty years is a long time and the key to that success is Suzi’s staff, most…

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