How To Make Hard Candy Lollipops

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How To Make Hard Candy Lollipops

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  • Hard Candy is the fourth studio album by Counting Crows, released in the United Kingdom on June 7, 2002 and the following day in the United States.
  • candy that is brittle; “you can break a tooth on that hard candy”
  • Hard Candy is an American cosmetics company, founded in 1995 by Iranian American sisters, Dineh and Pooneh Mohajer and Benjamin Einstein.


  • A flat, rounded candy on the end of a stick
  • (lollipop) hard candy on a stick
  • A lollipop, pop, lolly, sucker, or sticky-pop is a type of confectionery consisting mainly of hardened, flavored sucrose with corn syrup mounted on a stick and intended for sucking or licking. They are available in many flavors and shapes.
  • (lollipop) ice lolly: ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick; “in England a popsicle is called an ice lolly”

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how to make hard candy lollipops

Proud Kenya Chessmen

Proud Kenya Chessmen
In 1996 I pinched my budget so hard and I made a really neat vacation experience for my daughter and myself. Amanda was 11 years old. I got a bee in my bonnet and I had decided it had just been way too long since I had been home to NYC and I wanted Amanda to see the places that I loved. I cannot remember how long this trip was, I think it was about it was about 6 days long. Half the time was going to be spent in NYC then half the time up in Massachusetts.

The Manhattan experience> We stayed with a dear friend of mine who ironically was the sister of one of my first boyfriends who I met upstate New York but she moved down in to NYC where I grew up (Inwood).

IWe spent one day at The Cloisters, a most remarkable French Abby that was shipped here and rebuilt at the top of Fort Tryon Park and is a gem. My daughter wore a long dress and just explored the gorgeous Museum, floating through it’s spaces as if time had walked backwards. There are courtyard gardens and medieval medicine herb gardens. There was an apple tree espalier against one wall that I loved as a child and either the very same tree or a new one still stood in it’s place. The view of the Hudson River from up there is breathtaking (there’s a scene shot in the movie "Bed of Roses" from up there).

I took my daughter to Central Park and let her rent a sailboat to float on the pond which I never did as a child but it was always one of my fascinations. The had Central Park Zoo had been newly renovated and it was gorgeous (I remember this huge walk in fiber glass whale in the children’s zoo when I was a child that was always in half repair?)

I asked Amanda something she wanted to do in NYC, she wanted to go up to the Empire State Building. Sadly there was absolutely no visibility the day we went and I HATE heights and elevators but yes, I went anyway!!!

Then I took her to Greenwich Village and showed her where I lived when I was in Art School (Parsons) and took her to my favorite Gourmet Deli "Balducci’s", which, was still there!!!! I walked her through Washington Square Park and down into Soho eventually to end up in Chinatown to get dinner to bring back for us all to eat for supper that night.

When we walked through The Village we came upon a Chess Shop window that was something out of a fairytale. It was closed and had the most amazing exotic chess sets in the window. I barely knew how to play chess but I have always had a fascination with the game pieces. While we were peering into the window the owners came along to open the shop. They were a wonderful looking older couple and they invited us in right away. The woman and I felt an immediate kinship and we talked as if we knew each other (I love when that happens!*). I had eyed this hand carved soapstone chess set from Kenya in the window and had fallen in love with it. The original set had entirely different pawn pieces. They were simple shapes with two round flat abstract eyes. I never intended to buy a chess set that day but it just had to happen. The lady owner overheard me saying to my daughter that I didn’t love the pawns but we both loved the elephant enough to put up with the pawns. I didn’t want to give them all my vacation money so I gave them some money down, we agreed upon the shipping price and then I would make payments on the set from Florida until it would arrive in the mail. When it arrived, some time later, she had replaced the pawns with ones she must have thought were more suitable aesthetically! Too, too, wonderful!*

The New England experience> Many of my childhood summers were spent in Massachusetts and in fact there is a small New England town that I considered my happiest place in the world when I was a child. I also spent some young adult time up there as well.

My daughter and I did one day in Gloucester because we knew a family there, one day in Salem, because I always wanted to go there (I had a past life there!!!), and Framingham because of their Wildflower Society Garden. Amanda got to take her first train ride from NYC to Boston!* 🙂 (The subway in NYC doesn’t quite count)

One of the things I had to do in Salem was to visit "The House of Seven Gables" because of Nathaniel Hawthorn. We were both going to read the book before visiting. I am afraid it didn’t hold Amanda’s interest but I finished it. I grew up in love with his story: "The Scarlet Letter". While I lived in Florida I came across an old book called "The Peabody Sisters" and found out that Nathaniel Hawthorn fell in love and married one of them. I loved that book!* (I never saw a picture of NH until I got up to Salem, holy cow!!!! What a 19th century hunk!!!! ;P) I researched this trip extensively before we went and I found out that there was an old fashioned candy store across the street from the House of Seven Gables that sold 2 items I was particularly interested in. One sweet was barley sugar lollipops, something I grew up on in NYC a


Everybody knows the phrase "sitting on the couch eating bon bons", but ask most people what a bon bon is, and they’d be hard-pressed to tell you.

The name bon bons stems from the French word "bon", which means "good". Think: Bon Voyage (have a good trip/voyage), Bon Appétit (have a good meal/appetite). Put a "bon" and a "bon" together and you’ve got something doubly good – a goody goody! We couldn’t agree more.

Perhaps the confusion about what a bon bon actually is comes from the fact that the term "bon bon" is a universal word for "candy" in French, as well as many other languages like Dutch, German, Hungarian, and Turkish. In the United States kids bugs their parents by saying: "Can I have some candy? I want some candy!"; in France, children say: "Je veux un bon bon!"

Thus, you can find all different types of candies labeled as "bon bons". They include: hard candy, lollipops, chocolates, sweetmeats, taffy, sugarplums, sugar-coated almonds, fruit-flavored candies, and chocolate-covered confections.

Here at South ‘n France, we’ve established a way to easily explain how to differentiate bon bons from other sweets. Chocolate-covered bon bons are most often confused with truffles. But truffles are a chocolate-based confection, usually made by starting with a chocolate ganache base (which is later rolled in cocoa powder, sugars, finely chopped nuts, coconut, etc.). The other major truffle category consists of a chocolate shell that is formed and later filled with a praline or liquor filling.

Bon bons, on the other hand, are not chocolates to begin with; they are sweet confections that can stand alone, but instead get dipped in chocolate at the very end of the candy making process. This creates a thin layer of chocolate around the candy instead of the thicker shell commonly associated with truffles (i.e. bon have less chocolate and more filling; truffles have more chocolate and less filling.)


Posted October 2, 2012 by howtomakehardcandylollipopssykw