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  • Sugar Plum Fairy Bark on a gold and white plate

    Sugar Plum Fairy Bark

    Sugar Plum Fairy Bark ~ a pretty white peppermint confection bedazzled with sprinkles, because a little bling is always appropriate during the holidays.…

  • Easy How To instructions for making swirled chocolate bark

    Chocolate Bark ~ 15 Ways!

    Chocolate Bark ~ 15 Ways ~ chocolate bark is the easiest of all homemade candies and probably my favorite.  It can be done in a thousand and one ways, here are…

  • sliced Nutcracker Bark on a marble slab

    Easy Nutcracker Bark (with printable recipe tags!)

    Easy Nutcracker Bark ~ crunchy, salty mixed nuts enrobed in lots of dark chocolate.  Who wouldn’t want some of that?  Nobody, that’s who.  And I’ve even included downloadable recipe gift tags…

  • A stack of homemade Butter Brickle Bark

    Easy Butter Brickle Bark

    Easy Butter Brickle Bark ~ this is it, the ultimate easy peasy homemade candy that you can make for yourself, or for gifts.  The prep is just 5 minutes, and it…

  • Easy Butter Pecan Bark

    Easy Butter Pecan Bark ~ a pecan studded butterscotch bark that knocks the socks off everybody who tries it.  This is for all your butterscotch fans out there ~ it’s proof…

  • Easy 2 Ingredient Toasted Hazelnut Bark

    Easy 2 Ingredient Toasted Hazelnut Bark ~ don’t let the 2 ingredient part fool you…this easy chocolate bark is a killer homemade candy worthy of those at the tippy-top of this…

  • Milk Chocolate Marbleized Bark

    Milk Chocolate Marbleized Bark

    Spring is around the corner and here at TVFGI even the chocolate is decked out in pretty pastels — my Milk Chocolate Marbleized Bark is special enough for any occasion, from…

  • A recipe for a gorgeous swirled chocolate bark candy

    Marbleized Chocolate Bark

    Marbleized Chocolate Bark — this colorful homemade chocolate bark is kind of like finger painting in the kitchen, but you get something delicious to eat when it’s all done!…

  • Easy swirled chocolate bark, two ways

    How To Make Swirled Chocolate Bark

    How to make swirled chocolate bark for an easy last minute holiday gift — the combinations are endless and the result is stunning!…

  • Cocoa Crunch Bark, made with white chocolate and cocoa krispies

    2-Ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark

    My 2-Ingredient Cocoa Crunch Bark is like a homemade version of a Nestle’s Crunch bar, only turned on its head with a creamy white chocolate base and Cocoa Krispies for the…

  • 2-ingredient cookies and cream bark candy

    Cookies and Cream Bark

    Cookies and Cream Bark ~ just two ingredients and a few minutes is all it takes to make one of the tastiest and most giftable homemade chocolate desserts around.…

  • Blonde Chocolate Macadamia Bark

    This unique Blonde Chocolate Macadamia Bark is a completely new concept in chocolate!  White chocolate is slowly ‘toasted’ in the oven to a rich caramel, and the flavor is amazing.  Add…

  • A pretty spring time bark made with leftover Easter candy!

    Spring Candy Chocolate Bark

    Spring Candy Chocolate Bark ~ skip the pre-fab candy this Easter and make your own!  Creamy white chocolate is studded with your favorite holiday treats, and takes only minutes to make!…

  • Classic Peppermint Bark is so easy to make!

    Peppermint Bark

    Peppermint Bark ~ holidays are all about tradition, and tradition is all about repetition.  That’s a round about way of saying that the holiday season can’t begin until I’ve made a…

  • Better-Than-Fruitcake Bark

    Better-Than-Fruitcake Bark ~ nobody loves fruitcake, but every everybody flips for this chocolate bark loaded with dried fruits and nuts!…

  • White Toasted Almond Bark with Sea Salt

    White Toasted Almond Bark with Sea Salt is one of my personal favorite recipes on the blog.  This easy dessert features deeply toasted almonds embedded in creamy white chocolate and the…

  • A bowl of lentil bone broth soup

    Lentil Bone Broth Soup

    My Lentil Bone Broth Soup is a creamy bean soup full of deep rich flavor with background notes from Chinese spices, and a beautiful texture from firm green lentils.  It’s unlike…

  • Chocolate Dipped Pretzels with sprinkles

    Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

    Chocolate Dipped Pretzels are the answer when you need something sweet in a hurry.  Great for holidays, gifts, parties, or just emergency snack attacks.  …

  • These easy cocoa meringues are the minimalist of cookies ~ just a few simple ingredients whip up into something magical! Meringues are a naturally gluten free, fat free treat!

    12 Days of Holiday Meringues!

    12 Days of Holiday Meringues ~ meringues might just be the perfect holiday treat, they’re easy, pretty, gluten free, and light enough to leave room for all the other holiday cookies!…

  • a batch of brownies with peanut butter frosting, cut into squares

    Peanut Butter Frosted Brownies

    Peanut Butter Frosted Brownies ~ these chewy chocolate brownies are topped with a veritable avalanche of creamy peanut butter frosting.  Don’t even bother trying to resist.…

  • Chocolate hazelnut blondies, cut in squares

    Outrageous Chocolate Hazelnut Blondies

    Outrageous Chocolate Hazelnut Blondies ~ these blondies are made with hazelnuts, Nutella, and dark chocolate chips for a truly unique flavor.…

  • What to Make Now: Last Minute Snacks for Santa

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas…did you remember to make something for Santa?  Here are a few easy last minute Christmas Eve snacks for Santa to ensure that your house doesn’t get…

  • Easy Roasted Rainbow Vegetables

    Easy Roasted Rainbow Vegetables ~ this super easy sheet pan side dish wakes up your dinner table with a pop of healthy delicious color ~ let’s banish those boring beige meals…

  • Peppermint Melting Moments

    Peppermint Melting Moments ~ these are simple buttery shortbread cookies with a snow cap of minty frosting and a dusting of crushed candy canes, they’re cute as buttons, and I can’t…

  • Tips and Tricks for Melting Chocolate

    A number of recipes on tvfgi involve melting chocolate of some type or another, and it can be a challenge if you’ve never done it before.  But transforming solid chocolate into…

  • homemade candy, Meyer Lemon, Dessert, chocolate

    The 11 Best Reasons to Eat More Dark Chocolate

    The 11 Best Reasons to Eat More Dark Chocolate~ we’re not talking about a candy bar from the check out lane, we’re talking serious chocolate with a cacao content of 70%…

  • Cashew Tiger Butter is an irresisitible combination of chocolate and cashew butter! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Cashew Tiger Butter

    Cashew Tiger Butter ~ this delicious chocolate and cashew butter bark is fun to make and even more fun to eat!  Let the kids help you swirl the layers together! save…

  • Vitamin C rich Pine Needle Tea

    Healing Conifer Tea

    Edible evergreens – who knew?   This vitamin C and anti-oxidant rich Healing Conifer Tea will sooth a cough and cold, and energize you.  You can make all natural tea from pine,…

  • Easy Grand Marnier Truffle Recipe

    Grand Marnier Truffles

    If you do nothing else this holiday season, make yourself a batch of homemade Grand Marnier Truffles.  You won’t regret it.  Neither will your friends.…

  • Bittersweet chocolate peanut clusters

    Spanish Peanut Clusters

    Spanish Peanut Clusters are the easiest homemade chocolate candy ever, and everyone goes ‘nuts’ for them! Happy Halloween everyone!  it’s going to be a slow one here, my husband has to…

  • white energy bites

    White Chocolate Energy Bites

    White Chocolate Energy Bites ~ this easy homemade chocolate candy is a healthy-ish dessert or snack that will give you a boost of energy in a cute little package!…

  • oreo cookie popsicles

    Cookies and Coconut Cream Popsicles

    Cookies and Coconut Cream Popsicles are refreshing and naturally vegan frozen treats made with everybody’s favorite cookie!…

  • Michael Bonne Copper Cookie Cutters

    American Artisans : Coppersmith Michael Bonne

    Coppersmith Michael Bonne is the fourth in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople across the country who share a love of all things handmade,…

  • white chocolate thin mints

    Easy No Bake White Chocolate Thin Mints

    Easy No Bake White Chocolate Thin Mints ~ just four simple ingredients is all it takes to make these minty copy cat Girl Scout cookies ~ add them to your holiday…

  • cranberry pistachio biscotti

    Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

    Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti ~ these crunchy twice baked cookies are a festive and easy holiday treat that anyone can make, and everybody loves! It’s been a busy baking week here at…

  • Microwave Peanut Brittle is an easy holiday food gift

    Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

    Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle ~ are you ready to have your mind blown? This phenomenally delicate, light as air easy microwave peanut brittle is the quickest candy making project on the…

  • English Walnut Toffee 1

    English Walnut Toffee

    English Walnut Toffee ~ there’s nothing quite like making your own candy, and this crisp nutty English toffee is one of the best things I’ve ever eaten ~ make it for…

  • The Best Candy Themed Treats

    The Best Candy Themed Treats ~ a fun round-up of the best ways to use up stray Halloween candy that you might happen to have lying around after (or before!) the…

  • White Chocolate Rocky Road Candy ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    White Chocolate Rocky Road

    White Chocolate Rocky Road has to be the coolest of candies. It’s a fanciful hodge podge of snowy white chocolate, nuts, mini marshmallows and a colorful mix of jellied candies and…

  • cookies and cream peanut butter in a glass jar

    Cookies and Cream Peanut Butter

    Cookies and Cream Peanut Butter ~ a super quick and easy treat that puts plain old peanut butter to shame ~ slather it on toast, use it as a dip for…

  • The Cardamom Rose Cocktail

    The Cardamom Rose Cocktail is a romantic cocktail made with a homemade rose simple syrup, fresh citrus, and bitters ~ it’s got a gorgeous pink color!…

  • Parsnip Walnut Muffins

    Parsnip Walnut Muffins ~  parsnips are paler, sweeter cousins of the carrot, so it makes sense to swap them out for each other in recipes. And this is the height of…

  • Habanero Peach Jam

    Habanero Peach Jam ~  This epic hot pepper jam isn’t for your morning toast, it’s for the cocktail hour — with some fluffy cream cheese and a crisp cracker,  it’s positively…

  • Bourbon Pecan Crackle Cookies

    Bourbon Pecan Crackle Cookies ~ classic holiday cookies that should really be upgraded to year round treats ~ if you love chocolatey brownies, you’re going to love these.…