How-Tos

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5 Ways to Avoid Bubbles When Making Gummies

When it comes to making gummy candy at home, there is a common problem of foam or bubbles forming on the (usually outer) surface of…

How to Sneak Candy Into the Movies [Without Getting Caught]

Kids: How are we going to sneak candy into the movies? Dad: Well, I got a few Twix up my sleeve. We are all familiar…

How to Package Candy For Shipping (Full Guide)

Thinking of sending a gift box to somebody? Or perhaps you want to sell candy online. When it comes to packaging candy for shipping, there…

How To Melt Down Gummy Bears

Gummy bears are an iconic candy that most people will recognize. They come in various shapes and sizes, yet they’re all made from the same…

How to Make Spicy Gummy Candy (Powered by Chamoy)

Sweet and spicy is the name of the game. Chamoy on candy has been increasingly popular and it’s no wonder. In Mexican snack culture, chamoy…

How to Thin Candy Melts For Dipping

Candy melts are a versatile, colorful confectionary ingredient that is primarily used in baking and decorating. They are typically used as a coating or even…

How To Make Candied Crack Grapes (Jolly Ranchers Edition)

These candied grapes are a delightful treat for any special (or not) occasion. After being coated in a candy syrup, these grapes get coated again…

How to Make Gummy Candy Soft Again

Ever left some gummy bears out, only to find them hardened and dry? Microwave in 5-10 second intervals in order to soften hardened gummy candies….

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…

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…

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…

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…

How to Buy a Pan for Making Caramel (3 Vital Tips)

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…

Beginner’s Guide to Candy Thermometers: What You Need to Know

Candy thermometers are a cooking tool that you need to have in your kitchen at all times. These thermometers measure the temperature of sugar syrup…

Guide: Homemade Candy Flavoring Oils and Extracts

Why make your own candy flavoring oil? Due to many circumstances, such as shipping and storage conditions, ordering flavoring oils online can result in inconsistent…