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  1. Kitchen Basics
    My caramel burns before I can get it up to the right temperature. I stir it constantly as well, but then I end up with black specks in the caramel. I have tried different pans, different stoves, but I can't seem to get it right. I think I did once, but don't remember what I did. That's what I...
  2. Candy making
    Hi all, I have been recently playing around with making hard candy. Unfortunately I have no been successful with getting the handy to actually become hard. I am using a candy thermometer and it is accurate. I've even tried cooking the candy to past the hard ball stage (it caramelised) and still...
  3. Sweeps and Online Contests
    One lucky person will win Elaines Toffee Company products. This is open to US, 18+ and ends 1/06/2014 @ 11:59 pm est. To enter, Simply do the tasks on the Giveaway Tools widget below and you're set to have a chance to win! Remember you can't win if you don't enter. It only takes one entry to...
  4. Sweeps and Online Contests
    I love these instant win games! Everyday through January 30th you have a chance to win instant prizes. You can win Coupons, Skinny Cow Candy, Daily instant wins like Visa Gift cards! You can also win the grand prize of two $200 Zappos Gift cards to buy new shoes every week for a year! Head...
  5. Question and Answer
    Anyone reading my posts know I like to experiment....... And thought the candy makers out there could help me!!! Well........the stores were selling flavored bark covered pretzels........(raspberry, strawberry, etc. and NOT CHEAP!) I decided I can do it too.............BUT........... Has...
  6. Candy
    Easy Rocky Road candy Recipe Descriptionyou can tell your friends you made candy! Preparation Steps:Melt chocolates in small pan on VERY low heat, or in double boiler.......don't heat in microwave! Remove from heat and whisk until smooth. Stir in marshmallows and nuts...
  7. Candy making
    I wanted to make the No Bake Cookie with oatmeal and peanut butter cooked on the stovetop. Other people make them and they have a glossy sheen and are moist. Mine are dry and dull. I am not sure what I am doing wrong.( I do not bake alot.) Any tips or suggestions?
  8. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    My friend tipped me off on this one- our local Rite Aid has 'Halloween' candy for 75% off. These bags have no Holiday specific markings on them, so you could buy them to stock up for Xmas stockings! I got the 'fun size' M+ms, butterfingers, tootsie rolls Starburst and Skittles for .99 a big bag...
  9. Halloween
    So a question for you - when (if) your kids go trick or treating do you let them eat all of their candy? Do you monitor or try to control it at all? If you don't let them eat it all, what do you do with it? My sister just bought a bunch of her kids candy, but now she doesn't know what to do...
  10. Frugal Living
    I bought candy 50% off The little miniature butterfingers, baby ruth, nestle crunch - straight into the freezer for making my surprise Christmas cookies some life saver gummies a favorite with the children (will dole them out a bit at the time from our candy dish) bag of dum dum suckers (...
  11. Freebies
    if you are on FB you can like CVS and then click on rake in free treat (or something like that ) put in your cvs card # and email addy and get email to print out a free individual beverage or candy up to 2$ value. last day to do this i think is tomorrow although my coupon i did tonight is...
  12. Frugal Living
    This is all it has It has the clearance with coupon Easter Jelly beans ( starburst brand) It also has 75% off clearance Christmas Candy canes ( Starburst strawberry flavor) And we just finished off the bag of 75% of Halloween chocolate. bye bye 3 musketeers, snickers, Twix, and dark...
  13. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I bought a bunch of the Valentine m+m's, and the cherry cordial hershey kisses, for Easter, at 1/2 off original price because they were 'Valentine's candies'. My 5+ 2 yo's could care less what colors their candies are! Also got 2 of the 'giant' hershey kisses for stocking stuffers- I assume...
  14. Candy making
    Take square waffle pretzels. Add a Rolo to the top of each pretzel. Bake at 300 degrees for 4 minutes. Take them out and squish an almond or a Hershey Kiss on top. (We have a nut allergy, so we went with the Kisses.) Let cool. See if you can eat just one.
  15. General Chat
    I would like to make homemade almond roca, peppermint bark,cashew brittle and macaroons today..but I know they won't stay fresh or it will go stale before Christmas..Any ideas? I googled it and didn't comeup with anything..Thank you..
  16. Kitchen Basics
    I got this recipe from SP... Old Fashioned Potato Candy 1 small potato 2 pounds confectioner’s sugar peanut butter Peel and slice potato. In small sauce pot, cover potato slices with water and cook over medium heat until soft. Drain potato and place in mixing bowl. Beat until mashed. Add...
  17. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    OMG Southern Plate just sent me an email with this recipe and ummm FRUGAL IT IS and apparently tastey too! Old Fashioned Potato Candy 1 small potato 2 pounds confectioner’s sugar peanut butter Peel and slice potato. In small sauce pot, cover potato slices with water and cook over medium...
  18. Christmas
    I am sure ya'll know this but all the Halloween candy is 50% off most places and I went and got some that did not have "halloween theme" to them. I am going to fill stockings with those
  19. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    On one of the post some one posted a candy recipe and a poem to go with it called reindeer pop could some one point me to it please.
  20. Question and Answer
    Some one posted a recipe for candy and a poem that goes with it called reindeer pop could some point me in the direction of it please.
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