Coconut-Chocolate Snow Balls

These morsels of chocolate-y bliss are my childhood’s definition of the Christmas holidays. If these weren’t being made, you might as well just haul the tree to the curb and call the whole thing off.

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Candied Oranges

20190815_142327Each year we are bombarded with fruits from our trees and that of my parents.  I’ve decided that the best way to “share the love” is to make a variety of treats to pass on to friends and loved ones.

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Greek Candied Lemon “Spoon Sweet”

20190221_161009It is amazing how many tasty treats can be made with things most of us would just toss away.  That they were made in the first place tells us that the genius behind them was a frugal person not wanting to waste what could be otherwise useful.

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Greek Brandy Confections

20181229_114320Bring these to your next get-together and you may never be without an invitation to a party again.  Try not to be offended that you may only be invited for the sweets.

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All. That. Candy. Ugh.

20180622_125336I know that not everyone dreads the Halloween candy leftovers.  There are some that I will sneak out of my kids’ stash for “sampling purposes”.  Eventually, though, something needs to be done about the rest.

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