Category Archives: Caramel

Collecting Caramel… bars, popcorn, and macarons…

I appreciate the act of collecting: surrounding yourself with things that remind you of places you have been, or things that inspire you, or even the memories of the adventures you went on while working to round out said collection. … Continue reading

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My caramel crush

Caramel sauce, let me count the ways that I love you: I love you on ice cream, in mousse, on apples, in tarts, on popcorn and, if I am completely honest, I love you most all alone straight from the jar. But you … Continue reading

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Cake ‘connecting’ with churros ‘connecting’ with spicy chocolate frosting ‘connecting’ with…

At the moment my fingers are sporting the most over the top neon pink nails. And, gasp, they are press-ons. While they are a new, hipper version of Sally H’s classic talons: shorter and funkier, they are still press on nails which just … Continue reading

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Sharing the love: popped corn

My sister-in-law, Shara, loves popcorn. She is committed to popcorn. She has popcorn specific bowls of multiple sizes and hues. As a birthday gift a friend gave her a package of those old-school popcorn boxes, which she will use… may be even … Continue reading

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Trees in protest and apples in the oven

I live on a street lined with old trees and these old trees turned a beautiful burnt orange last week. And this week, with the resigned knowledge that comes with many seasons passed, these trees have thrown their gorgeous ornaments all over my lawn as though they are stamping … Continue reading

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a cake for the people: the ‘duff’

I love chocolate. I love it a lot. My favorite indulgence is to simply eat a handful of chocolate chips right out of the bag. Any time a dessert menu comes my way, my eyes immediately latch onto the chocolate creation and … Continue reading

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