This month we shine a spotlight on the Stefanelli family of Romolo Chocolates in Erie, Pennsylvania . The Stefanellis are born confectioners. The family tradition began over 100 years ago with Romolo, who passed his knowledge to his sons, and eventually his grandson, Tony.
For those who like their candy intensely tart, take your homemade candy from boring to biting with acids! No, we’re not talking the psychedelic-type, but even these natural food acids work with your brain chemistry. Intrigued? Join us on our (fruit) acid trip to discover the secrets to adding sour power to sweets.
With packaged candy getting all of the attention at Halloween, try some easy make-your-own treats using LorAnn Oils flavors to bring an unexpected twist to your next Halloween party!
I love the idea of making hard candy that has the look of sea glass. It’s the ideal favor for a beach-themed party, a little girl’s mermaid birthday or a boy’s pirate party.
Meet your new best friend. Yes, a candy thermometer is your pal! If you want to make candy you need this tool. Period.
Start with the classic marshmallow recipe and add any flavor your creative little sweet tooth desires.