Well been super busy this week. As you've read I've started my new job as a teachers assistant. Loving all the staff although my bum is not loving all the sitting for trainings. I just want to take a minute and post how everything is. Here in west Texas we've been blessed lately with rain YAY! There is a severe thunderstorm warning tonight so it will be another long night *sigh*no but it is what it is an we are happy for the rain. The chickens are doing great but still no eggs to be see. I suppose I should see how old they are before I bash them ;) here are some pictures of whats going on. Garden is iffy at best and life is crazy :p bring on back to school!
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