Pecans

German Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream + A Chocolate Giveaway!

German Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream

As I type this, there is a tell-tale smudge of chocolate above my lip, and a plastic container that’s been licked clean near my left hand. There’s an empty space in my freezer, a faint whiff of chocolate on my breath, and the smallest, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it pang of guilt as I think of my sleeping husband,…

Spicy Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Spicy Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches | SugarHero.com

Helloooo, long-lost chums! I just got back from a week in New York City. It was 75% work, 25% play, and 100% humidity fun. (Seriously, though, can we talk about the humidity? I had unsightly sweat stains and Sideshow Bob hair the entire time. NYC, you are not messing around, and for those of you…

(Jason’s Favorite) Deep-Dish Pecan Pie

deep-dish-pecan-pie-3.jpg

Jason’s birthday was last week, so I did what I do every year: made him his traditional birthday pecan pie. Yes, my weirdo of a husband is sort of neutral on birthday cake, but loooooves birthday pie. And not just any pie. It has to be my patented, world-famous, award-winning deep-dish pecan pie. [Okay fine,…

German Chocolate Brownie Tarts

german-chocolate-brownie-tarts-8.jpg

Apologies in advance, but I have a few non-sugary things to talk about today before we get to the good stuff. I promise to make it up to you, though, because the good stuff is gooooood. Taunting preview right here: So, first order of business: getting SugarHero posts in front of your eyeballs in the…

Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding

pumpkin-bread-pudding-1_thumb.jpg

I know pumpkin pie is all the rage this time of year, but I just can’t hang with it. It’s too…moist. It gives me the heebie-jeebies. It’s coat-your-throat, mush-around-your mouth, make-it-hard-to-swallow goop. The flavor is a yes, but the texture is a big fat no. This opinion makes me a bit of an outlier at…

Cinnamon Bun Pecan Pie

cinnamon-bun-pecan-pie-recipe-23.jpg

It’s no secret we are pecan pie fans around my house. Actually, by “we” I mean Jason, and by “fans” I mean “he’s a fanatic who will eat pecan pie for every meal and then, to wash it down, he’ll put it in a blender and drink it like a smoothie.” Every year for his…

Cinnamon Bun White Hot Chocolate

cinnamon-bun-hot-chocolate-2.jpg

I think I dreamed this cinnamon bun hot chocolate. I woke up one morning with the idea fully formed in my head. Was it divine inspiration? Crazy pregnancy cravings? My crafty husband whispering delicious things in my sleeping ear to plant them in my subconscious?* *For the curious among you, Jason actually does talk in…

TWD: Brown Sugar Bundt Cake

brown-sugar-bundt-3

Back in my pre-blogging days, when I was a young idealistic lass, I thought that when I had a food blog, I would bake yummy foods and take pictures of them and write about how yummy they were. My eyes sparkled with naivete and hope. Ah, foolish youth. Instead, what I mainly write about is…

Oh Hello There
Don't Be A Stranger
Take Me Home Tonight
Hey sugar heroes!
My candy cookbook is available now from:

Amazon
Barnes & Noble
IndieBound
Thanksgiving Desserts