Category Archives: Candy

Day 357 Chocolate Almonds

This is a busy time of year so I selected a recipe that was quick but would help me with my Christmas preparations. I am making candy, specifically Chocolate Almonds, using Mrs. J. Lang’s recipe in the 1906 Berlin Cook … Continue reading

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Day 339 Maple Cream

Although I’m waiting for the last of the dry wall to be finished I had to go ahead and unpack some boxes in that area as it turns out something is leaking and several of the boxes got wet. The … Continue reading

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Day 326 Chocolate Cream Candy

I was up all night volunteering at a homeless shelter and so the start to my day has been a bit delayed. The one thing I seemed to crave this afternoon was chocolate so I’m making Chocolate Cream Candy. The … Continue reading

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Day 319 To Sugar or Crystalize Pop-Corn

I returned home today to find it filled with things from my living room. Unexpectedly my stair carpeting was being installed today. The end result is great but I’m still trying to get the kitchen back together so I decided … Continue reading

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Day 307 Pop-Corn Balls

Yesterday was Halloween. When I was a child my family made popcorn balls at Halloween and gave them to trick or treaters — that’s back when you could give home-made treats. I always looked forward to the candy and caramel … Continue reading

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Day 294 Penuchie

Tomorrow I’m hosting a volunteer appreciation at my workplace. Every one of the volunteers appreciates history but several are also interested in culinary history. I thought it might be nice to include a treat from the 1906 Berlin Cook Book … Continue reading

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Day 285 Maple Cream

It’s been one of those rollercoaster days of good news and bad. The good news is that my belongings will be returned to my house tomorrow after six months in storage. It looks like it will be a cold day … Continue reading

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