Here's the situation: It's summer. It's scorchingly hot outside, the sun is beating down, the A/C seems to be broken, and you just can't stop sweating. On top of all this, you still haven't had your morning cup of coffee yet! What do you do?? Well, if I were you, I'd whip up some of these delicious mocha caramel coffee popsicles (say that five times fast) to prepare yourself for any worst case scenario! I love coffee, but I also love frozen treats, so this recipe is a win-win in my culinary book. Continue Reading
First, Honey Caramel Kettle Corn Balls (pictured above).
- 10 cups Angie’s Caramel Kettle Corn (click here to find a retailer near you)
- 3/4 cups butter, cut into chunks, plus more for your hands
- 3/4 cups honey
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- wooden sticks of the popsicle variety
- stickers, cutouts, etc for embellishments
- cellophane, optional
- Preheat oven to 325°.
Yup, this little chandelier is made out of candy. Not sure of its longevity or if it would attract wee beasties, but for temporary applications, it doesn’t get much more charming. Laura is our instructor for this project, and here is her materials list:
- rock candy strings
- bailing wire (16 gauge)
- seam binding or ribbon
- wire cutters
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
How delish does that look? And just in time for warm summer weekend afternoon too! This quick recipe–yes, it only takes five minutes to whip up–has scant ingredients. They include:
- 1 package frozen fruit
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 1 tsp vanilla
Head on over to this instructable to see how it’s made. Mmmmmm. Yummy.
Have you heard the Curbly’s Candy Corn Challenge cut-off has been extended to October 29th?? In my continued effort to rally interest in this fabulous and profitable competition, I set my thinking cap straight and got to work fashioning something fashionable out of that quintessential Halloween confection. (Also, I didn’t want to be labeled ‘all talk and no action’ on the candy corn crafting front.) Anyway, here’s my idea for candy corn ‘fondant’ decorations! Continue Reading