There are small things you can do at home to dial into the holidays. I'm a
This toffee recipe from Martha Stewart is equally as irresistable. It yields 2 lbs of toffee which can be frozen (and yes, you too can sneak late night pieces from the freezer) or used as a holiday gift to fatten up unloved ones and frienemies.
Caution: the KEY is to be patient. The recipe calls for 30 minutes of stirring, and as the reviews indicate, it is actually 45. I was a bit too excited to make this and neglected to read the reviews until something went wrong: I stopped after 40 minutes and the toffee didn't fully harden. Be prepared to stir for 45 minutes straight. It's high maintenance, but you'll be sweetly rewarded.