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.
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.
These enchanting DIY star lollipop wands will add some magic to any little girl’s party.
Harvard law grad turned gourmet candy entrepreneur KRISTINA MAURY talks about her flavor ideology, and shares a recipe from her spirited new book Liquor Lollipops I started my gourmet candy business, Luxe Lollies, after becoming bored with the candy options found in most stores. My taste buds have always yearned for the unusual and the basic […]
Author and blogger, Anita Chu, shares her recipe for Super Lemon Lollipops, from her new cookbook Lollipop Love, opens up about her passionate side (for sweets-on-a-stick!) and tells us how she kicked some life into the traditional lollipop with modern flavor combinations and some unexpected flair.
Think lollipops are just for kids? Think again! I wanted to try making a more sophisticated sucker and succeeded with these cocktail flavored lollipops. I say, “flavored’ because they don’t actually contain any alcohol, but they are inspired by popular happy hour libations. Champagne flavoring combined with Lemon Oil & lemon zest equals a Champagne […]