Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

It All Tastes Better With a Scattering of Stranded Foodie Real Chocolate Sprinkles

These sprinkles reign!

Growing up, I loved the real chocolate sprinkles at our neighborhood ice cream parlor, but could never find them anywhere else. Now here they are! Shower them over every sweet thing you bake or scoop. Pour them over every frothy thing you whip up. Once these thunderously rich chocolate tidbits tantalize your nose and touch your tongue, you’ll never settle for anything less. They’re made in America with real Guittard chocolate, so you know [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Halloween Salted Buttery Caramel Corn Recipe

I absolutely love Halloween, especially all the fall treats. Okay, maybe some fun spooky tricks in there too. After all, tricks or treats is what Halloween is all about. 

One of my favorite treats to make is my buttery crunchy caramel corn. This is a cool recipe to make with your kids. When you add the baking soda with the salt and vanilla to the caramel sauce, a little science takes place and the caramel quickly bubbles up into a spellbinding witches type of brew. 

When the caramel corn is finished and still warm, I like to add a sprinkle of good sea salt or fleur de sel. Or, good [Read more…]

Chocolate Covered Matzos with Toasted Almonds and Kosher Salt ~ from Stranded Foodie

This is a quick dessert that can be enjoyed for Passover or anytime of the year. I love the combination of crunchy matzos, creamy chocolate, toasted almonds, and a touch of kosher salt that takes care of my sweet and salty craving.

Guittard chocolate is kosher, but it’s not available everywhere so I used Ghirardelli chocolate. Either way you make them, they are very addictive! [Read more…]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Covered Strawberry Recipe from Stranded Foodie

Oh my! Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Sinfully good. No need to buy the expensive store bought version when they are so easy to make at home. That way, you can have more than just one. Trust me, you will want to eat a few of these irresistible beauties.

The key to making them, [Read more…]

Minty White Chocolate Truffle Recipe with Stranded Foodie Real Chocolate Sprinkles

My minty white chocolate truffles are very easy to make and look so professional when coated with our Real Chocolate Sprinkles. The creamy white chocolate filling in these truffles are paired with the cool taste of peppermint for a delicious holiday treat. If you are looking for a last minute [Read more…]