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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets/ Sauces and Condiments

Easy Chocolate Syrup

Make your own chocolate sauce - with no corn syrup! Cooks up in minutes, and is ready to make easy chocolate milk or drizzle over ice cream, into coffee or hot chocolate, or over cakes or cupcakes! Recipe on

Before we get to the easy chocolate syrup recipe, it’s time for a quick lesson in food labeling. Did you know that ingredients are listed on a package in order of quantity in a recipe? The first three ingredients make up the bulk of any product you purchase. Think about this next time you’re shopping, especially if you’re looking for chocolate syrup. The first three ingredients in most major brands are:…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

S’mores Caramel Corn

Crunchy s'mores caramel corn is an addicting snack that's perfect year-round!

Making caramel corn (successfully) is something I only mastered this year. It’s not difficult, but it sat on my “to work on later” list until the idea for a chai tea caramel corn occurred to me and then I stopped working on everything else and spent two days testing recipes, and now I’m on a roll! The inspiration for this s’mores caramel corn struck while the Godfather and I were…

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Blog Recipes/ Breads/ Desserts and Sweets

Gingerbread Loaf Cake

Moist, spiced, gingerbread loaf cake is a mouthwatering way to start the Christmas baking season! This recipe makes the house smell amazing!

Last year, a girlfriend asked me if I had a good recipe for gingerbread. She wasn’t referring to a gingerbread cookie, she was looking for a gingerbread loaf cake that one slices to serve with coffee or cocoa. And you know what? I didn’t have a recipe, and I was so swamped that I just didn’t get to it until this year, but I think it was worth the wait. I’m…

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Blog Recipes/ Miscellaneous

Delicious Gift Ideas Under $25

Happy February, Lovelies! Does anyone else feel that 2015 is going to pass just as quickly as 2014? The year is certainly not dragging on at the Godmother household, so you can imagine how I felt when I realized Valentine’s Day is just two weeks away! Thankfully, we have our plans for the evening figured out, do you? The Godfather and I always stay in on Valentine’s Day to avoid…

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