The average American consumes 24 pounds of candy per year, so it s no surprise that homemade candy is a hit with home cooks and small-scale entrepreneurs. Now this easy-to-use guide equips readers with everything they need to make their own candies, from the lowdown on buying supplies and working with ingredients including chocolate to almost 100 recipes everyone will love. The book has something for virtually every holid and occasion, with tasty chocolates, truffles, fudges, caramels, jellies, brittles, and more.
David Jones (Helen, GA) is the founder of the Hansel and Gretel Institute, a school that teaches candy making. A candy maker who has owned and operated two candy shops since 1976, he is a consultant for Nestlé and a member of the National Candy Making Association.