Making candied treats is always a pleasure. Not only is it easy & requires very few ingredients…there are plenty of things you can harvest from your home garden to “candy”.
“Candied things are special. By cooking in a simple syrup and then drying, the moisture is removed and replaced with sugar which acts to preserve that which is being candied. The flavor is both sweetened and smoothed out, and the texture transformed. And it’s a great way to use up kitchen bits that would otherwise go to waste, like empty vanilla pods and citrus peels.”
From candied beets, herbs, flowers, and more…here are 8 ODD Things You Can Candy at home.