Ever since I made these homemade Twix bars last year, I've been thinking of new candy combinations that I could make at home. Since my all-time favorite candy is a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, I figured they could only be improved when made with high quality chocolate (I used Ghiradelli) and organic peanut butter (recipe here). While the original will always be great for those unexpected sugar cravings, the homemade version was a vast improvement in both flavor and texture.
I have an interesting relationship with taffy. It's not one of my favorite candies (like this or this), but there's something about the chewy confections that makes me unbelievably nostalgic. It reminds me of old fashioned candy shops in San Francisco and the delight of ...read more