Candy’s been an obsession around the Brainery for a long, long time. While you’re marveling at the fact we still have teeth, check out the posts below so you can whip up some slightly dangerous/delicious candy at home.
Menthol Candy Cigarettes [recipe, how-to, burn potential: low]
Faux Altoids [recipe, how-to, cavity potential: high]
What’s the Deal with Xylitol? [failed experiments, learn from our mistakes, science]
Microwave Candy [h/t Harold McGee, traditional recipes, how-to, burn potential: high]
Spicy Cinnamon Bodega Candy [burn potential: kinda high, recipes, how-to]
What Makes Atomic Fireballs So Spicy [science, history]