In advance of the Christmas holiday (ho ho ho, and joyful, happy tidings and all that), I’ve teamed up with my friend, Sandy Arevalo of Firefly Confections, to do a special sweet treat giveaway this month. Sandy is the confectionery genius behind the wonderful salted caramels I’ve spoken so highly of on several occasions in the past. In fact, she’s so awesome, she wrote a stunning recipe book about them, which she’s in the process of releasing! I’m so darn smitten with those scrumptious little things I even contributed a quote for the book cover. Which brings me to the contest… Sandy has generously offered to give away a signed copy of her new book, along with one pound of yummy salted caramel! All you have to do is write an email to me at: Jenna@Cradlechronicles.com letting me know what your favorite Christmas dessert is. It can be as brief or as lengthy as you’d like. Please title your email ”I’m Dreaming of A Christmas Caramel,” and I will draw one lucky winner right after Christmas. Just think what a delicious start you’d have to the New Year! In case you still aren’t swayed (a.k.a. the spiked eggnog is getting to your head), Sandy has graciously given us a sample recipe to indulge in. I can say, from experience, that these are simply sublime! Introducing, her Apple Pie Caramels:
If you’d like to contact Sandy, she does her best to answer any and all caramel-related questions! Email: Sandy@fireflyconfections.com/ Facebook: @Firefly Confections/ Twitter & Instagram: @Sandysbaking
Special Appearance: For those of you who are in the Nashville area, Sandy is scheduled to do a signing at Parnassus Books on January 24th, at 2 PM. I’ll be there too, barring any unforeseen, crazy incidents that would prevent me from it. And it’ll take something monstrous to keep from my caramels, so Sandy and I hope to see you there!
*** The salted caramels that the winner will receive contain dairy, and are made in a facility that handles foods containing wheat (gluten), dairy, soy, nuts, seeds, and chocolate. Please make sure you are able to consume these confections before entering the contest. We don’t want anyone hospital-bound over a box of caramels!
Until next time… Peace, Love, and Dirty Diapers,
Jenna von Oy
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