Monday, November 30, 2009

Holiday candy

In the Jergensen family, a holiday tradition is homemade English Toffee. Anyone who has had it understands why it is tradition and why a diet is necessary after the holidays. :) Being away from home I knew if I wanted the toffee goodness I would have to make it myself. After a few calls to my mom, success!

And I have to mention how much I loved making this in my amazing wedding pot from my Dad's siblings. They are the best pots and pans ever!! I also loved doing this in my new kitchen. Our builder was weary of building our kitchen to our request, but I wouldn't want it any other way. It was the main thing we changed from his original plan.

{disclaimer: though it appears I am the only one who worked to make the toffee, Colby helped a ton. You have to stir the toffee for about an hour and he did the majority of that! Thanks, babe!}


Lindsey said...

Mom just made that!!! I think she will make more soon, hopefully!!!!

Nicole and Preston said...

how fun! post the recipe please!!!
ps. your should also put up pictures of your house! I want to see how amazing it is!

Amy said...

I love, love, love your mom's English toffee! I remember the New Year's Eve we spent at your house about 5 years ago--I couldn't stop eating it! Do you guys give the recipe away? Was it hard to make? Janae was just telling me she thinks the people you got it from actually sell it now...

Aaron & Drew Rucker said...

hey i remember that toffee, i was delicious. congrats on being homeowners. aaron and i are hoping to get there in the next couple months - as soon as we start living together again that is :)

Brittany H said...

Mmm, looks yummy! I think I need your recipe!!

Alisa said...

mmmmmm.....i've started making your mom's toffee too. in fact, i can't wait to make it!! and yes, a diet is definitely needed. i can't wait to see picture of your house! i'm so jealous! looks beautiful!

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AaReAn said...

this is my FAVORITE toffee!!!!!!! Your mom gave me her recipe and I can't remember the trick to it?!?! Wanna email it to me?

so good!!!!

Jessi said...


Your Kitchen?

Built to your request!?


We really need to catch up it sounds like...