Happy Tuesday, cyber-land!
I hope this day finds you well and able. So, I don’t know about you, but Sunday gluttony rolled over into my salubrious Monday, which in turn resulted in Cara doing sluggish laps around the perimeter of gym, like a gold-fish in a bowl. Lacking endorphins and a mightily gleaned sweat-glow, I arrived home in such dour funk, that when my dear, innocent, dough-hearted husband greeted me at the door, attempting to cheer me upon earlier-than-normal arrival time with a smile and “Oh, good! We’ll have more time together tonight.” I brushed passed him, pivoted on my heel, and gave him this:
. . . aren’t I sweet?
Luckily, I had time to ponder my wrecthed behavior in the shower, and by the time I emerged, was reminded of things such as clean water at my disposal, the roof over my head, the dream-career I have, the healthy body free of disease, a husband who loves me despite the snotty faces I give him. I am a blessed woman, and for the most part abundantly full of joy and thanksgiving; though, occasionally my Surly comes out, brandishing an ensemble complete with machete, chain-metal, and spurs. Don’t worry, though; I wouldn’t dream of behaving that way around people who hold my tenuous vitality with the click of a “subscription management” button. 😉
Sorry, I got carried away — as usual. Okay! On to today’s tutorial!
As we prepare to celebrate Valentine’s day in 7 days *cups hands around mouth* Hey, Michael Olsen! Did you hear that?? 7 days. Just thought I would mention that to you — that Valentines’s day is in 7 days. That’s one full week. Approximately 168 hours. 10,080 minutes. I’m, um, not counting or anything, though . . .
Anyway, moving on . . . I thought it would be fun to do a themed tutorial to celebrate the holiday that arrives in 7 days. 😉
Below is a incredibly simple, but tasty treat, sure to have everyone gobbling them up as fast as you can whip em up. I made these for the Super-Bowl party last weekend and *gazes humbly at cuticles* was showered with warm praise and accolades for my fine achievement in the avant-garde of culinary desserts. Then everyone decided that the football game wasn’t really all that important and hoisted me up on their shoulders, carrying me about the neighborhood shouting, “All Hail The Snack-Queen”
Okay, fine . . that didn’t happen. Can you tell it’s about time to start writing?
Tiny Twists Pretzels (I used Rold Gold)
Ghirardelli White Chocolate Chips
Step 1) Melt chocolate
Step 2) Dip pretzel
Step 3) Try not to put the dipped pretzel into your mouth
Step 4) Wipe drool off your chin
Step 5) Decorate
Look! My pretzel has Bling.
Soon enough — that is, if you or nearby ruffians haven’t eaten them all — you will have amassed a fleet of scrumptious pretzels
Step 6) Leave them to dry on parchment paper or foil for about 30 minutes, then grab a pretty plate/platter, arrange, serve, and hastily retreat before your fingers are mistaken for snacks. 😉
And there you have it! Perfect party treat for themed and otherwise occasions.
Until next time . . .