|Sometimes you feel like a nut…pistachio, today|
Sometimes a batch of candy is a quick and easy prospect -- toss some chocolate into the microwave and nuke it up, or boil a little sugar and water, then add flavor and color....
|In the pink…|
I have it on good authority there are "easy" ways to make fruit variations on this, but when it comes time to do the traditional rosewater recipe, I was sent to the experts at Epicurious. I decided there was no way I could improve on their recipe, so I provide the link here. Seriously, this creates a tasty, aromatic, and tender confection, but plan on a long time over the stove, followed by a serious wait. And, as their lead-in suggests, read the whole recipe a couple of times to familiarize yourself with all the steps before you start, because there's a point at which you need to have it all set in your mind, or you'll miss something and crash and burn…or, possibly, literally, burn, anyway.
|Tender, sweet, rose-laden…|
But, if you're feeling bold – and a little bit crazy – give the recipe a try.
|…and more than a little nuts|
And, if you still want to try one of the "easy" methods, here's a pretty entertaining one (nothing wild and crazy, just something to consider):