As I sit here sick AGAIN I really try to put a positive spin on things. While I might have a cold and not really be able to talk, all in all I am a healthy happy person. I have children who love me, a husband that works his tail off to give us a great life. Plus no matter how bad my day is my students will always greet me with a smile :O) If that isn't enough I have proof that there are still good people in the world. Recently I learned about a video made by Kevin Love and Larry Fitzgerald. In case you didn't know it is breast cancer awareness month well they are donating 25 cents for every share this video gets. Whether it is on Facebook or Twitter please take the time to click the links and maybe together we can help save the lives of many women.
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