Ugly Truffles: A Heartfelt Confession

Chocolates photo by ricardo.martins (flickr) 

I’m not going to waste time making excuses, I’ll just come right out and say it…

Y’all, I am terrible at holidays.

Decorating makes me hyperventilate.

My gift-selection skills are challenged.

I can’t sing worth a hoot.

My one redeeming quality is that I can make some serious treats. Yes, ma’am.

So a few years ago I got a truffle recipe from a friend. It involves a package of Oreos, cream cheese, and melted chocolate.

Eazy-peazy, I thought.

So I slaved away in the kitchen making my confections, imagining that I would soon get a phone call that went something like this, “What, Martha? Did you say you’d like to have me in the studio tomorrow? Well, I already booked with Rachel. Maybe next year.”

Needless to say, the phone did not ring and it’s a good thing because when I got done…

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