With Memorial weekend and the official start of summer this weekend I am so ready! I'm sure you have heard me complaining about the heat here in Texas already.lol It really does seem to be relentless, but I am glad to say the weather men and women around the country finally think this weird weather we have all been having is finally GOING AWAY! As someone with kidneys who are most times less then happy this is great news. We have so many fun things planned for this summer. My family LOVE to camp and you have probably saw me post before about our forum Camp Over America. It is just getting up and running but is already becoming a great place for people to share their adventures and favorite things about camping. We are in the middle of planning a great adventure over the week of the 4th of July :O) hopefully we can get some people to join us. Here are our shirts ;o) our adevutres are going to take us all over Southern Colorado in that new jJeep I was talking about hehe.
Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need: 2 Cups of Sugar 2 Cups of Water 1 Package Sugar Free Jello A candy Thermometer Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I li