What would the holiday season be without homemade caramels, I ask you? Caramels happened to make an appearance during last year's Sugar Rush. My mom's famous caramels to be exact. But this year I wanted to try a chocolate version
San Francisco chocolatier Michael Recchiuti prepared the gooey marshmallow topping for this exquisite chocolate cake on a porch at Prather Ranch using just a hot plate and a hand-cranked beater. Recchiuti decorated the marshmallow with shards of his own graham crackers, but store-bought ones work just fine.