January 20th is National Buttercrunch Day.
Buttercrunch is American toffee, toffee coated with chocolate and almonds, so sayeth his Google-ness. Not to be confused, lest you irritate an Englishman, with English toffee. Go here for a detailed explanation:
Because he is a very fabulous gift-giver, and a Costco shopper, I received this amazing basket of goodies from Ivan for Christmas:
He knows me so well. When I’m home alone, I don’t cook, I snack.
For dinner tonight I will have the Cashew Roca, in preparation for National Buttercrunch Day. Tomorrow I will eat the Toffee Almonds. No I won’t. I ate them twenty minutes ago. But I’ll be thinking of them tomorrow, fondly.
In other news…
It’s possible that a certain blogger made a cake this weekend in honor of National Peach Melba Day. Actually, she made it in honor of having graced this planet for the last 47 years.
She made a butter cake and replaced some of the flour with finely ground, toasted almonds. She also replaced half the vanilla with almond extract. We had no ice cream. We were up on the mountain at Marty’s, far from the store. Vanilla ice cream would have put this thing over the top.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I think I’ll just slip into a coma…..