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the perfect gifts for her

Posted by Anna Hartog on

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, we make it easy by being your one-stop shop for gifts. We have the perfect chocolates, gifts and cards for the woman in your life. Valentine's Day and Love cards by C Designs  Our handmade, ganache filled, gourmet truffles Chocolate suckers, flats and other delights Milk, dark and orange chocolate sponge candy in 1/4 lb, 1/2 lb and 1 lb packages Handmade Soy Candles from 1801 Handcrafted All gifts are available to be beautifully gift-wrapped in Valentine’s Day-themed wrapping paper.  

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Tips for Frosting your Christmas Cutout Cookies

Posted by Maggie Mulvaney on

Buttercream Decorator Frosting In my last blog, I shared my favorite cookie cutout recipe, this week, I’m sharing a versatile and easy to make frosting recipe, and tips if you would like to try piping. - Maggie   Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 to 6 tablespoons 2% milk Food coloring (preferably gels so they don’t change the consistency of your frosting)   Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients together until smooth 2. Separate and add desired colors            If you want to try piping, here are tricks to...

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Maggie's Cut Out Cookie Recipe

Posted by Maggie Mulvaney on

It’s holiday cookie season! I’m sure many of you will be making cut-out cookies this year with your family, and I wanted to share one of my favorite sugar cookie recipes that I use for cut-outs! -Maggie Ingredients:  2 3/4 cups Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 cup Butter soft 1 Egg 1 teaspoon Vanilla 1 1/2 cups Sugar Directions:  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. 2. Mix butter and sugar until well combined. 3. Mix in the egg, and vanilla. 4. Mix in the flour and baking soda. 5. Once mixed, place dough onto wax paper sprinkled with powdered...

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Stocking Stuffer Guide

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Caring for Chocolate Molds

Posted by Maggie Mulvaney on

 As we get closer to the holiday season, many of you will be using chocolate molds to make festive candy for your friends, family and coworkers. Proper care of your molds is important, the last thing you want is bacteria to form and to have to throw the mold away.Here's a short video from our YouTube channel explaining the cleaning process.- Maggie

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