desserts, Recipes: Only the Best!

Old Fashioned Hershey’s Cocoa Fudge

Growing up in the 1950's, my mom, aunts, and female cousins were all making fudge. It didn't require fancy and expensive ingredients like chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, or marshmallow cream that those West Virginia farm girls didn't have. It was made with basic ingredients they found in their kitchens. If the too soft candy… Continue reading Old Fashioned Hershey’s Cocoa Fudge

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desserts, Recipes: Only the Best!

Real Old Fashioned Fudge

When I was a kid, my mom made a lot of fudge. It was simple to make. It didn't use a lot of ingredients and therefore it was cheap. My mom made it in a big, heavy saucepan. Sometimes chocolate. Once in a while peanut butter. It was better than good. A pan of fudge… Continue reading Real Old Fashioned Fudge

Arts, Crafts and Creations, How-To Projects

A Craft Show Project: Fancy Wrapped Nuggets

With just a few days to go until the next Christmas craft show, I've begun to round out my inventory with a few last minute projects. I like having a lot of different items to sell which I think makes my display table more interesting. It's good to include some lower-priced items too, in order to… Continue reading A Craft Show Project: Fancy Wrapped Nuggets

cookies, Recipes: Only the Best!

Brownies: Like Those Mom Made in the 1960’s

I don't know what happened to brownies. I don't know when Betty Crocker and all of the other makers of brownie mixes decided that brownies had to be loaded with "stuff." I don't want "stuff" in my brownies. Nuts, yeah, okay. I'll go for some nuts. But sweet colored candies, toffee chips, chocolate chunks, and… Continue reading Brownies: Like Those Mom Made in the 1960’s