Here’s an easy recipe for family, party favors and other gifting, developed by Deborah of Taste And Tell Blog. “This Pumpkin Fudge is seriously super simple,” she says, “No candy thermometer, no special equipment.” And, it’s done in 22 minutes: Prep time is 10 minutes, cook time is 12 minutes. You can serve the fudge… Continue reading “HALLOWEEN & THANKSGIVING: Pumpkin Fudge Recipe”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Pumpkin Candies

[1] Pumpkin gummies for Halloween, or a Thanksgiving candy cornucopia. Photo and recipe from Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog. [2] Don’t like gummies? You can melt white chocolate and add orange food color (photo Amazon).   With a $4.99 plastic mold, you can make your own Halloween Thanksgiving gummy candies for snacking or favors. It’s… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Pumpkin Candies”

RECIPE: No Sugar Added Caramel Apples

If you love caramel apples but are cutting down on sugar, make your own with sugar-free caramels. Werther’s makes delicious sugar-free caramels in regular and chocolate-flavored. Pick up a few bags and get dipping! You can use the same recipe with regular caramels.     RECIPE: SUGAR-FREE CARAMEL APPLES Ingredients 5 Granny Smith apples (1-1/2… Continue reading “RECIPE: No Sugar Added Caramel Apples”

TIP OF THE DAY: What’s The Best Candy For The Diet-Minded?

October 31st is Halloween, and November 4th is National Candy Day. What’s a calorie-counting candy lover to do? Here are some of your best candy choices. Note that this is not permission to gorge on anything on the list. You should limit yourself to 150-calorie portions daily—and limit gorging to lettuce and celery.    … Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: What’s The Best Candy For The Diet-Minded?”

RECIPE: Penuche, A Brown Sugar Confection Like Fudge

[1] Penuche, an old-fashioned brown sugar treat. Here’s the recipe from Endlessly Inspired. [2] Nut-free penuche. Here’s the recipe from Fearless Fresh. [3] What could make it better? Some chocolate and sea salt. Here’s the recipe from Rook No.17. [4] Piloncillo, a cone of panocha. Here’s more about it from Sweet Potato Chronicles.   July… Continue reading “RECIPE: Penuche, A Brown Sugar Confection Like Fudge”