Wow it has just been so busy around here. I can't believe how fast christmas is coming with so much planning left to do. Our big giveaway will be here soon and you will want to check that out. My oldest turned 10 today and my baby 5 last week. I do have some sad news to report :( our chickens are now down to one. Last week a stray animal dug in and killed one and almost the other. She is healing well I am happy to say :). We are out of town till Monday so I am writing this from the car. Isn't technology amazing! My son about had a heart attack when he learned we didn't even have computers at his age.lol well i hope everyone has a great weekend, stay safe.
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