Candy

Homemade Hard Candy

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Simple homemade hard candy that can be easily colored/flavored to suit any holiday or themed party.

10
3 and 3/4 cups sugar
1 and 1/3 cup light Karo syrup
1 cup water
1 tablespoon extract flavoring (we used strawberry & lemon)
food coloring (I think we did 7-10 drops)
powered sugar for dusting
Line cookie sheets (it's best to use cookie sheets that have a lip) with silicone liners. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and set aside. Combine sugar, Karo syrup and water in a saucepan and continuously stir...
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Nutritions

Calories
406

Sodium
30mg
1% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
102g
34% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV