Monday is typically when I update on gardening. I spent all afternoon thinking of the perfect post to write. As I sit here with my children trying to explain the tragedy that has happened and why humanity can't just love I decided that today's update will be postponed. Our hearts are sinking for the people affected by today's events and we pray that all can find peace and love from the ashes of this day. Hug your loved ones a little tighter tonight. I will be back tomorrow God bless.
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