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Sweets

Okay, so I’m back at work on Imaginable and SO very happy to be at it again. You guys, I really can’t wait for you to read this story. (I just hope you love it as much as I do. *fingers crossed ’til they’re blue*) I can’t really tell you when it’ll be ready because I don’t have a good feel for it at this point…but I’m working on it as fast as I can! Promise!

In the meantime, I had to share with you a new sweet we made this year during the holidays: Peppermint Marshmallows. You would not believe how easy marshmallows are to make. I mean, like seriously easy.

I followed this recipe, but without the food coloring because my family avoids chemical colorings as much as possible. (But I do so love how they look with the red swirls! I actually went searching for some natural food coloring but came up empty handed.)

And can I tell you? the taste?? O. M. G. These are the most delicious marshmallows EVER. The peppermint aspect is incredible…seriously you MUST try these for yourself.

They are AMAZING alone and they change a cozy cup of cocoa into an astonishingly GORMET treat. (I’m not kidding. I wouldn’t kid about cocoa.)  ;-)

Oh, and fyi…this summer I discovered that homemade marshmallows do not last as long as store-bought (which really shouldn’t surprise me because most prepackaged food is made to sit on a shelf, whereas what you make yourself is made to be eaten…but I digress). This is all just to say these keep for about 3 weeks, and after that they will go bad. So don’t be stingy with the marshmallows. :-)

Okay, back to work with me (with a toasty cup of cocoa…mmmm). Hope your week is starting out sweet!

 

4 thoughts on “Sweets

  1. Lolita

    We once used natural food colouring for a small experiment in high school and apparently you can use red beet, carrots and spinach to colour your food. But maybe the taste will be a bit strange :p. Or maybe use a bit of red lemonade or mashed strawberries?

    1. j meyers Post author

      They are soooooo good, Ali. You MUST make them. You will not be disappointed! :-)