Spicy Chocolate Bark w/Orange Zest

For Valentines this year, I thought I’d give my closest friends some of my special chocolate bark candy. I like making simple, but fun, handmade treats for my sweethearts because I think it’s more personal and it taste better too. I got creative on these treats this year. I made this particular recipe in honor…

Dark Chocolate Bark Candies

Dark Chocolate Candies Use your favorite kind of chocolate candy bar (plain). I prefer Lindt 70-80% cocoa. break about 4 chocolate bars up and put in a double boiler pot over medium heat. roughly chop 1/2 cup almonds, add to chocolate (or use your favorite nuts), roughly chop 1/4 cup dried cherries and 1/4 cup blueberries,…

Unique Thanksgiving Feast

I’m not a traditional person by any means, nor am I a big turkey fan, or anything from a can for that matter. Thanksgiving is always around my birthday too, so I tend to cook what I like! I’ve taken a few of my favorite things and put a JJ spin on them to make…

Make Your Own Ice Cream!

For this recipe you will need an ice cream maker. A friend of mine gave me a basic little Cuisinart Ice Cream maker and I couldn’t be happier with it. I have a bit of a Pinkberry obsession but it can be quite expensive, so I make my own frozen treats from time to time….