Vintage 1970s Candymaking Cookbook- Homemade Candy by the Editors at Farm Journal
Become a good candy cook and you'll always know what to take to a hostess, what to send to a serviceman, what to pass to guests who stop by for a visit...
Educating farmers since 1877, Farm Journal Magazine has been a leader in agriculture journalism for over 140 years. Focusing on all aspects of farm life from animal welfare to science and technology to the joys and challenges of the country lifestyle, this go-to publication kept families informed and updated on all the latest news.
In 1970, the editors of Farm Journal, helmed by Nell B. Nichols, published their sweetest cookbook yet - Homemade Candy. Stuffed full of heirloom recipes, popular throughout the early years of the 20th century, and augmented with modern candy-making techniques, the recipes that fill this book are classic, comprehensive, and creative.
Hard candies, soft candies, fudge, nougat, candy bars, caramels, barks, gummies, taffy and penuche all have a spot in this book. Fudge lovers in particular will be delighted to find over 50 recipes just in that category alone. With a tutorial on how to make candy at the front of the book, the editors walk readers through the entire process to ensure success no matter what your skill level might be, while also providing a comprehensive list of all equipment needed to set up your candy kitchen. Additional fun comes in the form of snippets and stories submitted by Farm Journal readers which adds colorful context and history to many of the recipes included here. A treat for brain for and belly!
Interesting recipes include Almond Butter Crunch, Stained Glass hard candy, Candied Orange Peels, Candy Turtles, Hawaiian Coffee Candy, Salted peanut Brittle, Marshmellow Easter Eggs, Chocolate Ripple Divinity, Christmas Fudge, Pioneer Potato Candy, Forget-Me-Not Bonbons, Praline Prize Winners... and so many more!
- 1970 Edition
- 224 pages
- Contains original dust jacket and a series of color photographs throughout
In beautiful vintage condition. The dust jacket bears a little bit of scuffing as expected with age but is fully intact. The interior pages and coverboards are very clean and contain no markings, spots or stains. The spine is tight and all pages are intact.
Measures 5.75"inches (width) x 8.5" inches (length) x .75" inches (thickness) and weighs 13 oz.