[Sca-cooks] OOP question re confectionary + humidity

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 11 13:59:45 PST 2009

I would have liked to bake shortbread but some of her gift-ees have 
issues with wheat.  She was talking in terms of "Almond Roca" and just 
as you say, I thought that might have moisture issues.

I may just have to hit the books.  OLD books, the kind that tell you 
important things like that.


Raphaella DiContini wrote:
> I believe hard candies and other high sugar content sweets can have issues when it's moist. Some of that can be helped with packaging as soon as it's cool, but depending on just how moist and how long it takes to cool.....
> I think baked items should fare better, not that you'd want to waterlog them. 
> In joyous service, 
> Raffaella 
> --- On Fri, 12/11/09, Susan Fox <selene at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> From: Susan Fox <selene at earthlink.net>
>> Subject: [Sca-cooks] OOP question re confectionary + humidity
>> To: sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org
>> Date: Friday, December 11, 2009, 1:25 PM
>> My friend and I are getting together
>> next week to make candy goodies for holiday gifts. 
>> It's raining and will probably keep raining for quite some
>> time in this usually-dry part of the world. What popular
>> candies are NOT recommended to make during humid
>> conditions?  For some reason, that's not coming out of
>> my usually-reliable brain.

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