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  • How to Stop Hard Candy from Becoming Sticky

    How to Stop Hard Candy from Becoming Sticky

    Candy is a sweet treat that many people enjoy. But when hard candy becomes sticky, it can be frustrating and difficult to eat. In this post, we will discuss the reasons why hard candy becomes sticky and how you can remedy sticky hard candy in different ways. Moisture and humidity are the enemies of hard…

  • Preparing Perfect Boba Pearls for Bubble Tea: A Full Guide

    Preparing Perfect Boba Pearls for Bubble Tea: A Full Guide

    The key to a well-cooked tapioca pearl is proper cooking and soaking of the pearls in syrup after. Too long or too short of a boil/soak will negatively impact the tapioca pearls’ texture and flavor. While most manufacturers include cooking directions along with the pearls, there are some key visual signs of a perfectly cooked…

  • How Much Chocolate to Use in Chocolate Fountains?

    How Much Chocolate to Use in Chocolate Fountains?

    Whether you plan to rent a chocolate fountain or purchase your own, this question will always come up. A chocolate fountain is a great way to serve chocolate fondue at your next party. They can be rented or purchased in a variety of sizes to fit your needs. The key to a great chocolate fountain…

  • How to Use Leftover Caramel

    How to Use Leftover Caramel

    It’s not uncommon for people to have leftover caramel after making a homemade batch. If you are left with hardened, dark caramel, don’t worry! There are plenty of ways to use the rest up. For example, you can use the leftover caramel as a topping on cupcakes. If you want something that’s a little more…

  • In School? Top 5 Candies to Sell for Entrepreneurs

    In School? Top 5 Candies to Sell for Entrepreneurs

    I never had an allowance in school so I had to come up with creative ways to get a little bit of cash for the extra field trip or anything I wanted to buy. Most entry-level jobs for high-schoolers are a real pain in the you-know-what. Especially ever since the pandemic, retail workers are putting…

  • 7 Must-Have Candy Making Gadgets For Beginner Enthusiasts

    7 Must-Have Candy Making Gadgets For Beginner Enthusiasts

    If you’re interested in learning how to make your own candy, there are a few essential gadgets that you’ll need. This article will list some important candy-making tools, and provide a short description of each. Keep in mind that this is just a basic list – there are many other tools and gadgets that can…

  • 5 Pro Tips on Making Hard Candy at Home

    5 Pro Tips on Making Hard Candy at Home

    Making hard candy is a really fun activity to do with your friends and family. It’s also a good way to get them hooked on something that they may not be interested in! However, cooking hard candy can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. Without the right techniques, your boiling sugar may…

  • 7 Stages of Cooking Sugar (With Examples)

    7 Stages of Cooking Sugar (With Examples)

    There are 7 stages to cooking sugar with different textures for each: thread, soft ball, firm ball, hard ball, soft crack, hard crack, and caramel. Here are some ballpark temperature ranges for each stage of sugar cooking using the cold water test along with typical appearances and textures: Stage Temperature Description Example Thread 230°F –…

  • Tempering Chocolate with Seeding Method – Beginner Friendly!

    Tempering Chocolate with Seeding Method – Beginner Friendly!

    What is chocolate seeding or seed chocolate? Chocolate seeding is a method of tempering chocolate using chunks of already tempered chocolate (seed chocolate) in order to induce a similar cocoa butter crystallization. Essentially, the seed chocolate acts as a magnet, attracting the same crystallized structure as the tempered seed chocolate. By using chocolate seeding, tempering…

  • Snack Dispensers For The Office Breakroom: Top 3 Picks

    Snack Dispensers For The Office Breakroom: Top 3 Picks

    Snack time at the office just got a major upgrade! In the world of workplace wonders, snack dispensers are the unsung heroes of the breakroom, ready to revolutionize the munching experience. The different types of snack dispensers all possess different features that should be considered. To help you make a choice, here is a detailed…

  • How to Buy a Pan for Making Caramel (3 Key Features)

    How to Buy a Pan for Making Caramel (3 Key Features)

    Caramel is a delicious treat that can be used in all sorts of desserts, including as a topping for ice cream. The key to making the perfect caramel is using the right pan. This article will go over some tips on how to find an appropriate pan so you can make your own batch of…

  • What Makes Cotton Candy Flavoring Taste the Way It Does?

    What Makes Cotton Candy Flavoring Taste the Way It Does?

    Just about everyone has had cotton candy at some point in their life. Cotton candy is often a staple of carnivals and fairs, but it can also be found at other places like amusement parks or even movie theaters! Then you must know there are a lot of cotton candy-flavored goods made from artificial flavoring.…