Batter Licker

February 2, 2011

toffee topped with bittersweet chocolate and pistachios

I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. I should be ashamed. It took me more than a year from my first blog post to actually share this recipe. Sure, there are quite a few toffee recipes available online anyway. But none of those are the one I’ve been making since I was old enough to reach a countertop. None of those are the recipe I attempted to make as a teenager only to get distracted, fail to stir the pot often enough, burn the toffee, and get a good screaming-at from my mother for wasting ingredients, among my other then-apparent inadequacies.

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And none of those were recipes that, despite such a traumatic experience, I continued to make again and again as I grew older, feeling inspired to become a life-long homemade candy gift-giver for holidays. In other words, this ain’t no Hershey’s Skor toffee bar, people. This is the good stuff. (more…)

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