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Candy Feature Jems

Pecan Brittle

Can y’all believe I’ve never made peanut brittle before? I love playing with hot sugar making marshmallows and pralines but I’ve never made brittle. I have good news for you, I’ve finally made brittle but I had to switch it up so I did a pecan brittle version. Trust me when I say this is not hard to make at all! I used Georgia grown Schermer Pecans in this recipe. Did you know that Georgia is the larger grower of…

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Breakfast Feature Jems

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pop Tarts

I’ve been wanting to make homemade pop tarts for a while. I purchased at least two different contraptions to cut out my pop tarts, but they ended up collecting dust in my pantry. I finally decided it was time to make these nostalgic treats and I was very pleased with the outcome. The funny thing about this recipe, I didn’t even use those tools I bought to get them perfectly shaped! I used a pizza cutter and a knife and…

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Drinks Feature Jems

Blackberry Lemonade

I love berries. I would say the highlight of the Spring and Summer months is that berries are in season. From Farmers’ markets to your local grocery store, you won’t be able to miss nature’s bounty.  This past weekend I decided to try a few blackberry recipes one was a scone recipe that I may or may not share ( you know my obsession and woes of making scones) and then there was this blackberry lemonade. It’s a refreshing drink…

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Chocolate Croissants

Are you feeling adventurous? If you are, then I totally believe you are up for the challenge of making these chocolate croissants.  Yes, making these sweet, flaky chocolatey treats is a little time consuming but completely worth the effort. The recipe has pretty precise measurements so do your best to follow the measurements exactly.   Chocolate Croissants Adapted from District Domestic and How Sweet It Is   1 1/2 cups whole milk, heated to warm (105°F–110°F) 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1…

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