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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Advent~ Day 17 & 18


This is called the Knitted Christmas Tree....I am not sure if the green parts are socks, or what. Here's another picture.
It's sleeves. And here is a Beanie you can knit I don't knit, darn it. Or there's this hat.
Gotta love the people out there that make Google so fun.

Steph and I tried to do some sweet stuff tonight......we burned the sugar for the Candy Apples, but the color was a really nice red with out having to add coloring, but had to be tossed out. The caramel apples came out ok, a little hard, like brittle, but yummy And the fudge....boy did I mess that one up!! Too much evap. milk, didn't measure, just poured. The result is a nice ice cream sauce....

5 comments:

  1. Love the pics - the tree is interesting and the expression on the child's face is great - thanks!

    Can you boil the fudge longer and make it thicker?

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  2. That tree is great. Thanks for the link to the knit patterns they have some real cute things.
    Sheri

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  3. Not being kitchen savy, I don't know if I should cook the fudge longer, but it is grainy so I suppose it couldn't hurt it....

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  4. The easiest way to make fudge -- One can sweetened condensed milk
    One cup chocolate chips
    Stir together in a microwave safe bowl

    Put the bowl in the microwave for three minutes (or until the chocolate melts)Stir until all mixed smooth

    Spread in a 8" x 8" glass pan and let it cool.

    Cut it in squares.

    We have this at least once a week.

    Love the knitted Christmas tree.

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  5. CORRECTION, CORRECTION!

    The fudge ingredients were wrong!

    Yes, one can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz).

    But you need THREE CUPS of chocolate chips. And 1 teaspoon vanilla.

    Microwave 4 minutes and 44 seconds until it is bubbly.

    Everything else the same.

    I am licking a bowl right now. My husband does all the cooking.

    Sorry about my error.

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