Does the post below taste bitter? Yeah, well ... Here's a sweet thing I've been working on from home: caramel.
It's amazing what sugar does when it gets hot. Add butter and cream and a shot of vanilla and -- wow.
Besides trying to figure out how to pronounce the word -- do you say "care-uh-mel" or "car-mull"? -- here are a few things I'm doing with the gooey good suff this weekend in advance of my deadline on Tuesday.
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Chocolate-dipped caramels, on my deck.
Caramel paste baskets, on my deck.
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A "heat-resistant" spatula, broken in two by hot sugar, on my stove.