Carnation 5 minute Fudge

I really don’t think there are ever “too many” fudge recipes. In the midcentury, brand kitchens and home cooks were all trying various methods to make life easier – hence we see numerous recipes for faster ways to make traditional foods. In this case we have a 5 minute recipe for fudge, and just recently … Continue reading

Candy Apples

I used to associate candy apples with Halloween – or autumn in general. There came a time as a middle schooler that I could not eat them due to braces, and I don’t believe I have eaten one since. I need to probably change that, lol. ¬†We made the type with Kraft caramels and spent … Continue reading

20 Minute Fudge

While I’m not very good at making candy, this might be a little easier. Fudges are basically ingredients, mixed together, then allowed to set. Easier recipes like this were designed for women who – like me – didn’t excel with candy. But this looks easy enough to try. 20 Minute Fudge 1 egg, well beaten … Continue reading

Haystacks

This recipe for Haystacks had me turning to the internet for more information. The mystery: what exactly is corn soya? As it turns out, corn soya was one version of “fameal” a wheat/soy or corn/soy blend mixed together for a nutritious (?) base product that can be made into other things such as bread, and … Continue reading

Chocolate Caramels

Here’s a little listing of ingredients with no discernible method. It’s fairly typical of the Girl’s Trade School book. I can only assume that the lady who wrote it down knew what to do! Candy making requires some precision and a candy thermometer. It is suggested to test your thermometer before every use to ensure … Continue reading