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Chocolate Drizzle Salted Kettle Corn

I grew up across the street from Terrell.  Well, she moved across the street while we were in elementary school, but we were growing up together long before that and continued to, only then we could walk out to our front lawns at 7:30am to see what each other were wearing in order to properly execute a surprise “twin day.”


We rode bikes together, we sang songs and choreographed dances, we listened to the radio all afternoon with her Talk Girl tape recorder at the ready just in case Spice girls’ Wannabe came on, and when it did come on, and we did record it, we listened to that song over and over.  We did all the things kids do, and have all the stories to prove it.  We even got sent to the principal’s office together, but that’s a story for a different day (we deserved it).

Yes, I’ve known Terrell a long time.  She’s one of those friends who know all of your stories and so doesn’t require much explaining when you recount the new ones.  She’s an incredible lady–a boss business woman, a great wife, a hilarious story teller, and sports a truly kind heart.  She can swing a mean golf club too.

I loved being able to send Terrell this chocolate drizzled kettle corn because like her, I love it so dang much.  I found this brand at my local grocery store, ate it in one sitting, and then made it for myself the next day.  Something about the dark chocolate, the crunchy popcorn, and the salty-sweet combination of it all is what my taste-buds crave 100% of the time.

The best part about it is it couldn’t be easier.


Let’s pop.

Gather ingredients: popcorn (white kernel only!  I hope I convinced you with my gift guide…), oil, sugar, salt, chocolate chips and not pictured, half and half.  No hidden ingredients here!

Begin by popping your pop corn.  This works exactly how I always pop my stove-top popcorn, except you add 3 tablespoons of sugar to the oil and unstopped kernels.  Add about 1/4 cup of oil to a medium sauce pan with a tight-fitting lid, add 1/2 cup of kernels, or enough to where there is no “excess oil,” and then add the sugar on top of the kernels.

Place the lid on the pot and turn heat to medium low.  Once kernels begin to pop, gently shake the pot back and forth, allowing the unstopped kernels to fall to the bottom and the popped popcorn to rise to the top.  This will also help shake that sugar around.

Once popped, divide the popcorn onto two baking sheets.  Make it in as even a layer as you can.  Sprinkle well with salt while the popcorn is still warm.

Meanwhile, set up a double boiler by adding about an inch of water into a sauce pan and placing a bowl on top.  Add the chocolate chips to the bowl and bring to a boil, slowly mixing the chocolate chips until smooth and melted.

Once melted, begin slowly adding just the tiniest bit of half-and-half to the chocolate, mixing constantly, until the chocolate is the consistency that it can easily be drizzled.

Using a spoon or a fork (or a pastry bag if you’re fancy!), drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn until it is well covered.  I didn’t end up using all of my chocolate, but if you like yours extra chocolate-y, adjust accordingly.

Taste the popcorn and add a little more salt if necessary.  I was really going for that salty-sweet kettle corn thing so I added a little more salt to the melted chocolate.  Let the popcorn sit until the chocolate has hardened, about 30 minutes.  Store in an airtight container.

I packaged mine up in a holiday-themed cookie tin that was lined with parchment paper, and sent it along to Houston to Terrell and her husband Will.  It’s perfect for the holidays because you can make a huge batch, package it up into individual cellophane bags, and give it to any and everyone!

I also kept a little for myself, because it’s so good and I can’t help myself.  Hey, it’s a fairly healthy sweet snack, considering!  Right?

Here’s the recipe.

Chocolate Drizzle Salted Kettle Corn



  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup white kernel popcorn (this is not an exact science, as I’ve never actually measured my popcorn when making it, but I figure this is a close estimation)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Sea Salt


  1. In a medium sized pot with a tightly fitting lid, add the oil, and the popcorn.  Sprinkle sugar on top.  Place lid on the pot and place over medium-low heat.  Once popcorn begins to pop, gently shake the pot back and forth.  If your pot is small and the popcorn begins to push the lid up, just pour out some of the popped popcorn and return to the heat.  Continue popping until you can count 5 seconds between popping sounds.  Sprinkle with sea salt while still warm.  Spread popped kettle corn out in an even layer between two baking sheets.  Set aside.
  2. Set up a double boiler by adding an inch of water to a sauce pan and placing a bowl on top.  Add chocolate chips to the bowl, and stirring gently, melt the chocolate chips completely.  Add the half and half, a tablespoon at a time, until it is a smooth consistency and easily drizzle-able.  You probably won’t use all of the half and half.
  3. Using a spoon or a fork, drizzle the chocolate all over the kettle corn.  Let harden, about 30 minutes.  Store in an air-tight container.



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Homemade Peanut Buttery Dog Biscuits

Let’s talk animals.
I grew up with animals.  The first time I lived without an animal in the house was when I moved into the dorms in college.  I was fine, for a while, but then this adorable, loud, creature showed up under my car one day, I fed him a can of tuna, named him after the first thing I saw, which was tuna, and I remembered why I’ve always lived with animals.

Then I moved to Boston and found myself surrounded by animals that weren’t mine, but whose livelihood I was in charge of.  I loved them, they all–two dogs and three cats–all slept with me–and it was just about the only part of that job at which I was good.

Then I moved to my own place and one day, after having a pretty brutal day at work, I decided to stop by the local animal shelter.  Here’s something I’ve learned: if you are an animal lover, and are subconsciously harboring the intent to someday own an animal, don’t stop by an animal shelter if you’re not completely, 100% ready to take home an animal.  Because a giant black cat with a wonky ear will climb up into your lap, wrap his little arms around your neck, and you’ll realize that he’s your cat and you just didn’t even know it.  Not to mention you have a tiny studio apartment and no cat supplies.  Not to mention you can’t afford vet bills.  Not to mention you fell completely in love.

So when I sent my friend Anna a treat in the mail, I couldn’t leave her dog, Gus, out.  I’m absolutely crazy, clearly.  I also spent a year with this puppy and he’s pretty great.  I mean he’s got character.  He’s such a little man.

Anna sent me a picture when she got her present; a picture of the almonds, and a picture of the dog treats complete with Gus’ nose stuck all the way in the jar.  Anna said he wouldn’t even look up long enough to take a picture.  How great is that?!

Let’s make dog biscuits!

Ingredients: very simple.  Peanut butter, a little canola oil, eggs, whole wheat flour, a little brown sugar (not pictured) and chicken stock.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt.  Mix well until combined.

Add 3 eggs, a cup of peanut butter, some canola oil, and a cup of chicken stock.  Mix until just combined.  You can add more chicken stock if the mixture looks a little dry.
Turn the dough out and form into a ball.  Wrap that in plastic wrap and let rest for 30 minutes or more.

When the dough is rested, turn out unto a clean surface and roll out until the dough is about 1/2 inch thick, then slice to 1 inch by 1 inch squares.
Stack the extra dough and roll it out again and repeat.
You can also cut the biscuits with a dog shaped cookie cutter if you want!  I didn’t have one, so I did squares and used a fork to put little dots in them.
Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place the biscuits on there.  They don’t spread at all so you don’t need to place them far apart.  Bake them for 20-30 minutes at 375 degrees or until very hard.  Store them in an air tight container until your dog eats them all.  It won’t take long.
Since I was sending these across the country and was robbed (ugh! mail!) of instant gratification, I walked a sample over to a friends house who has two very hungry bulldogs in order to test them.
Above is Honeybun, below is Tex.  They were excited I walked in, because dogs get excited when a person walks in.  So imagine how excited they were when a person walks in that they don’t know with treats.  I mean, how would you react?

Comfortable that they were dog-approved, I sent them along to Gus Gus.  However, this recipe makes a heck of a lot of dog treats so I also gave some to coworkers who have dogs.  It was a good day for dogs in PA.

These are basically peanut butter cookies, but don’t eat them because, well, they’re dog treats.  I guess they are all made with people food, but to me, chicken stock and peanut butter don’t mix.  Up to you.  Oh, and you should know that this not to say they don’t smell good enough to eat, because they do.  K walked in while making these and thought he was getting cookies.  He was not too happy.
Easy to make, cheaper than buying store-bought treats, and it makes a ton.  Do you have a dog?  Do this.

Here’s the recipe!

Homemade Peanut Buttery Dog Biscuits


  • 4 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup chicken stock


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a mixer combine flour, brown sugar, and salt and mix.  Add eggs and peanut butter then mix.  Add canola oil slowly.  The dough at this point should look like wet sand.  Slowly add the cup of chicken stock until the dough comes together.  That was enough liquid for me but if it still looks at all dry, add more chicken stock, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  3. Turn the dough out and wrap it in plastic wrap.  Let the dough rest for at least 30 minutes.  When finished, roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thick and cut into desired shapes, or squares decorated with fork tines, like I did.  Roll extra dough out and repeat.
  4. Place formed biscuits onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 20-30 minutes, until very hard.  For me, that was right at 20 minutes, but it will depend on your oven.  Let biscuits cool completely then store in an air-tight container.
  5. Serve to your favorite pooch, and hopefully they’ll love them as much as Gus did!

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Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato and Basil

If you are on Pinterest, you know about this one-pot pasta dish.  It’s taken the Internet (and blogs) by storm–everyone has tried their hand.  From the mind of Martha Stewart, this pasta dish is not one-pot in that it requires a pot for water and everything else is thrown in later.  It also doesn’t mean that everything else is cooked in a skillet and the pasta joins the party after.


Everything goes into the pot, raw, including the spaghetti, and is cooked together.  In one pot.  Is your brain going crazy like mine did?  Are you not going to be able to think about anything else until you try this, like me?  It shouldn’t work.  It goes against everything we know about pasta.

Even though everyone else in the world has tried it, and written about it, I had to join the party.  I had to know about this pasta trick.

Most surprising of all?  It works.  And it’s delicious.

Gather your ingredients.  The hardest part about this is chopping, and that’s not so hard.
Fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, onion, garlic, spaghetti, and some spices are all you need.  I originally thought I’d use some lemon at the end, but it didn’t need it.
Get a large straight-sided skillet, or if, like me, you don’t have one, a large pot.  Prepare your ingredients and throw them in the pot.  No cooking!  Seriously!  Did I mention that?

Thinly slice your onion and garlic–throw it in!  Chop the basil–throw that in too!  Cut the tomatoes in half–in they go!  Add salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes–you know what to do.
Take some spaghetti–uncooked–and add that right on top.
Drizzle on a little olive oil…
…and cover with cold water.
Bring that to a boil and stir frequently so the pasta doesn’t stick to itself or to the bottom of the pan.  After the water comes to a boil, let it cook for 9-10 minutes, or until the pasta is al dente and the water has mostly been absorbed and has created a sauce.

Grate some Parmesan cheese and tear some more fresh basil.  When the pasta is ready, serve it in bowls with plenty of freshly grated Parmesan and some fresh torn basil with just the smallest drizzle of extra virgin olive oil on top.
Take a bite.  Take another bite.  Say out loud that you don’t know how it works but that it’s quite possibly the perfect pasta.  Say that a couple more times.  Talk about it at work the next morning.  Look incredulous at the people you are talking to because for some reason they don’t seem to care that the world of pasta just turned upside down.
The flavor of the pasta is fairly straight-forward.  Fresh tomatoes and fresh basil are a match made in heaven, and obviously no stranger to Italian dishes, but regardless, this is no run of the mill pasta.  It’s incredibly fresh, and while I assumed the sauce would be watery and bland, it was thick and luxurious. It coated every strand of the pasta with freshness.

I couldn’t get enough and I immediately started thinking about all the other things I could do in this technique.  Would it even work?  Or does the beauty of this dish lie in it’s simplicity?  I’ll keep you posted, because obviously it’s still consuming my thoughts.


One pot, 15 minutes, and a whole new way to cook my favorite food.  Are you as excited about this as I am?  Does anyone get this excited about pasta?  Probably not.

Here’s the recipe!

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(Only) One-Pot Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato and Basil


  • 12 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced thin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 5-6 large basil leaves, chopped, plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • Grated Parmesan for serving


  1. In a large pot or a large skillet with straight sides, add spaghetti, sliced onion, sliced garlic, tomatoes, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, olive oil and chopped basil.  Cover with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir and toss pasta frequently to keep it from sticking to itself or to the bottom of the pan.  Continue until the pasta is al dente and the water has mostly evaporated or been absorbed, about 9-10 minutes.
  3. Serve with more fresh basil, grated Parmesan cheese, and a little drizzle of nice olive oil.



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10 Things You Must Keep In Mind for Teeth Whitening


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Signed and Sealed-Pumpkin Spiced Pecans

I can’t stop eating pumpkin flavored things, and last month I decided to share my obsession.  These pumpkin spiced pecans traveled to Texas to bring a dose of Fall to my dear friend and former roommate Jenna (different Jenna from September!).  She and I lived across the hall from each other in the dorms, then moved into the same house our Sophomore year.  We shared a giant master bedroom and our fellow roommate took the room down the hall–it was so, so much fun.

Most of my college memories are of that home with Jenna and our other roommate.  We had a giant chalkboard, lime green and hot pink couches, a huge backyard with a bomb shelter (long story) and an awesome kitchen, which is where my cooking adventures began.  It was the perfect college house for us girls.

This time of year was always my favorite in that house, which made it pretty easy to decide to send Jenna a little something this month.  These pumpkin spiced pecans are incredibly simple to make and really yummy, and I knew that Jenna would enjoy them as a quick snack throughout the day.


Let’s get started!

These were inspired by my sweet and spicy rosemary cashews, in technique at least.  In flavor, they were inspired by everything else this time of year–warm, spiced baked goods.


Assemble your ingredients:  Pecan halves, salt, brown sugar, butter, pumpkin pie spice, cayenne pepper, and not pictured, cinnamon.

Line a baking sheet with foil and add three cups of pecan halves.  Spread them out evenly.

Toast them at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.  They should be fragrant, but be careful not to burn them!

Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon of butter and add brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, salt, cayenne and cinnamon.  Stir to combine into a paste.

Once the pecans are toasted, add them directly to the bowl and toss well to coat them in the spice mixture.  Make sure every pecan is coated–toss from the bottom to evenly distribute the spices.

Spread them out on foil or parchment paper and let them cool.

These spiced nuts are warm like Fall, a little salty, and a tiny bit spicy from the cayenne.  They’re well balanced with all of my favorite flavors which makes them incredibly addictive.  It’s a good thing I was mailing most of them away.

These are perfect for an afternoon snack, but are also a great addition to any cheese plate or chopped and added to butternut squash soup (coming soon)!

Once cool, transfer these to an airtight container, which also makes them perfect for mailing.  I put some in a mason jar, tied a decorative piece of twine and gold washi tape around the top, and added a cute label.

I am so happy to share these with sweet Jenna, and hope that it brings you a yummy dose of Fall as well!

Here’s the recipe.

Pumpkin Spiced Pecans


  • 3 cups pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper and add pecans in an even layer.  Toast for 10 minutes, until very fragrant.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium glass bowl and add all remaining ingredients.  Mix together to form a paste and set aside.
  3. Once the pecans are finished, add them directly to the spice mixture and toss well to coat.  Make sure that all the spice mixture sticks to the pecans.
  4. Spread the pecans out on a piece of parchment paper or foil and let cool completely.  Store in an air-tight container.



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Signed and Sealed Part 1- Spicy Salty Caramel Almonds

Signed and sealed time!  Mailed treats time!  Decorating labels with gold tape and mason jars so I can put all of that Pinterest time to good use…time!  It’s the best time of the month, and as you can see, I’m excited.
It’s also called Part 1 because of that jar up there that says, very plainly and clearly so that there can be no mistake, “THIS IS DOG FOOD.”  More on those treats to come.  I’ll give you a bit longer to wonder just how much of an animal freak I am.

This month, which was last month, the treat went to my good friend and college roommate Anna and her little Westie, Gus.  Some of my favorite, favorite moments have been with Anna.  She’s all laughs and kindness and sincerity.  While I have to make New Year’s resolutions to be a better friend, Anna just is a good friend.  She calls, texts, and emails just to catch up.  She gives me updates on her life because she knows, correctly, that I want to know.  She’s a great friend and deserves lots and lots of treats in the mail, not just this one.

Our senior year she came home with a tiny little ball of white named Gus, who I fell madly in love with.  Gus learned how to be a dog from my cat, Tuna.  Tuna climbed on the back of couches, Gus climbed on the back of couches.  Tuna put his face through the blinds to look out the windows, Gus put his considerably furrier and larger face through the blinds to look out the windows.  He waited patiently every morning for Tuna to come out of my room then chased him around the rug for a good 5 minutes every single morning.  Tuna was unimpressed.  Gus is a character, for sure, and if Anna gets a treat, Gus gets one too!

I’m admittedly obsessed with anything that contains the words salted and caramel.  This month I decided to make some salted caramel almonds but spice them up a little with, well, spice.  Mostly sweet, slightly salty, with just a hint of spice at the end–these were crunchy and perfect.

Let’s caramel some almonds!

Gather ingredients: butter, brown sugar, light corn syrup, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt and cayenne pepper.  And almonds, obviously.

Start by spreading 2 cups of unsalted almonds on a baking dish.  Roast them at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until deeply fragrant.
When those have been roasting for 10 minutes, start the caramel sauce.  In a medium sauce pan, add 1 stick of butter, 1 cup of brown sugar, and some light corn syrup.  Melt those all together over low heat and let boil gently for 5 minutes.

After 5 minutes, remove the mixture from the heat and add vanilla, a pinch of cayenne, and 1/4 teaspoon baking powder.  This will cause the mixture to bubble pretty violently, but just keep stirring and it will calm down.  Pour the roasted almonds in the caramel and stir until they are completely coated.
Meanwhile, prepare a baking sheet by lining it with foil.  Pour the caramel almonds in a single layer on the baking sheet.
Lower the oven heat to 250 and bake the almonds for 15 minutes, then remove and stir, and bake for 15  minutes more.  The mixture will bubble up again because of the baking soda, but that’s what makes the caramel harden later.  It’s important.
Once the almonds have baked for 30 minutes, lay some parchment paper out and pour the almonds over, separating them as much as possible.
Salt them while they are still warm, then let them completely cool until they are very crunchy.
When they are cool, break them up.  I chose to leave a some in clumps and some as single almonds, but you can do as you wish.  I’m not the boss of you.
Now they’re ready to store.  Put them in an air-tight container and snack away.  Because this is {Signed and Sealed} I, of course, got crafty with my mason jars.
I made labels out of card stock, felt tip pen, and washi tape, then I tied them around the jars with twine.
Into a box they went bound for Texas.  I had an extra set so I also sent some to my brother and his wife in Ohio because they have 2 of my favorite puppies ever and I also like them too.

The almonds, though, the almonds.  They’re crunchy and have this wonderfully nutty roasted flavor.  The caramel is sweet but tempered by the slight salty touch and subtle spice.  The salt is necessary because the caramel would be too sweet without it.  However, the spice isn’t necessary.  But please don’t be afraid of the spice, it’s very subtle and really only nudges you at the end.  It’s great contrast.  Don’t skip it.
I’ll warn you though, you’ll want to give these away.  Maybe to a friend with a cute scruffy white dog!  Or to a neighbor.  I say this because while these were cooling I snuck so many nibbles I called it lunch instead of the sensible salad I had planned.
However, the best part about these almonds is that I got to send them to a sweet friend.  The picture she sent me made my whole day.  You’ll hear more about that later.

If you want a sweet treat for yourself or to send to someone who’s on your mind, this is it.

Spicy Salty Caramel Almonds (Adapted from)


  • 2 cups unsalted almonds
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more for sprinkling later
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  2. Spread almonds on baking sheet in single layer.  Roast for 15 minutes.  When done, set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, combine butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup until melted over medium low heat.  Cook, stirring constantly, boiling gently, for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and add vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cayenne pepper, and baking soda.  The mixture will bubble up for a second, this is normal.
  4. Add roasted almonds and stir to coat.  Reduce oven heat to 250 and spread caramel almonds on the prepared baking sheet in an even layer.  Bake for 30 minutes, removing and stirring once at the 15 minute mark.
  5. When almonds are done, spread parchment paper out and add almonds in a single layer.  Let cool completely, until completely hard.  Break almonds into clumps and single almonds, or any combination you would like.
  6. Store in an air tight container for up to a month!



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The Wisdom Of Most Pressure Cookers

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