Divinity candy is a meringue-based, fluffy, chewy, smooth, swirled nougat-like confection that originated in the early 1900s (along with the invention of corn syrup). It is so delicious, and until now, I hadn’t had much luck making it.
Grandma’s go-to recipe since she was 18 years old
The ingredients are simple. And actually so are the instructions. But there are two key steps that if not done right, the candy will be a failure.
Hope y’all had a Happy Halloween last Tuesday! I spent the afternoon of Hallow’s Eve learning to make my Grandma Jones’s famous popcorn balls. When I was younger, she used to make them by the dozens, especially around Halloween. Now in her eighties, she doesn’t make them nearly as often, so I asked her to teach me the recipe so I could start making them from time to time – she graciously agreed.
I just got back from a week-long trip with my mom and sister to the Texas Hill Country for a little R&R. This was the longest uninterrupted time I’ve spent with my mom and sis since moving away from home 10 years ago. We talked, shopped, ate, laughed, slept-in and enjoyed every minute!