Month: November 2006

Honeycomb Candy

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From the Food Network Honeycomb Candy Recipe courtesy Gale Gand 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons honey 1/3 cup corn syrup 4 teaspoons baking soda, sifted In a large saucepan, gently combine the sugar and water then add the honey and corn syrup. Boil until amber colored and the sugar looks like […]

Chocolate Toffee

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From the Food Network Chocolate Toffee Recipe courtesy Gale Gand, Notes about the recipe: I’m always searching for the perfect crunchy toffee that’s not sticking to your teeth once you bite into it, and I think I have it here! I serve this on my elaborate petit four cart as 1 of 12 treats at […]

Sesame Candies

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From the Food Network Sesame Honey Candy Recipe courtesy Wayne Harley Brachman 1 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds (shelled) 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (shelled) 2 tablespoons water 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup sugar Non-stick spray In a saute pan, toast the seeds over medium heat for 2 minutes until golden (the pumpkins will […]

Lollipops

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From the Food Network. Lollipops Recipe courtesy The Cookworks, 2003 36 lollipop sticks 2 cups sugar 2/3 cup water 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon flavored extract, optional Special equipment: 2 lollipop molds and lollipop sticks (available at kitchen specialty and craft stores) Arrange the lollipop sticks in the lollipop molds and place on […]

Kentucky Colonels

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From the Food Network Kentucky Colonels Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2000 8 ounces butter, softened 2 pounds confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup bourbon whiskey 2 cups finely chopped pecans or walnuts 14 ounces semisweet chocolate In a medium bowl cream together the butter and 1 pound of sugar with a mixer on high speed. Add the […]

Pecan Pralines

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From the Food Network Pecan Pralines Recipe courtesy Jessica Harris, “The Welcome Table” FRENCH QUARTER CELEBRATION 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light cream 2 tablespoons salted butter 1 cup pecan halves Place both types sugar and the cream in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil […]

Peanut Butter Cups

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From the Food Network Peanut Butter Cups Recipe courtesy of Todd Wilbur 1 cup peanut butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 (12-ounce) package Hershey’s milk chocolate chips In a small bowl, mix the peanut butter, salt and powdered sugar until firm. Slowly melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler over hot, […]

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