Synopses & Reviews
With this book, youll be whipping up dozens of candies that dont require special molds, pans, or any kitchen appliances you dont already own. From nut barks to lollipops, gumdrops to truffles, all your favorite candies are here, as well as a few new ones you wont be able to resist. Many recipes include sugar-free and/or corn syrup-free alternatives for health-conscious confectioners. Whether youre making sweets for yourself, for your family, or as gifts, the easy-to-follow directions and beautiful full-color photographs in this book will ensure you get the results you want.
Some of the delicious candies include:
- Chocolate coconut candy bars
- Cinnamon hard candies
- Crystallized ginger
- Maple nut fudge
- Pecan toffee
- Rock candy
- Turkish delight, and more!
A fun book of intriguing recipes for treats that are rarely made from scratch anymore, such as taffy, gumdrops, candy corn and rock candy. Another plus: many recipes dont require special equipment or expertise.”
—Linda Cicero, Miami Herald
Homemade candies are easier to make than you think and more delicious to eat than you can imagine!
About the Author
Abigail R. Gehring is the editor of Back to Basics, Homesteading, and Self-Sufficiency, and author of Odd Jobs and Dangerous Jobs. She’s practiced living self-sufficiently since her childhood in Vermont, being home-schooled, home-canning jams and jellies, and enjoying natural crafts. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont.