You've most likely never thought about making candy canes at home, but in this class with Jon Costello, you will learn how! Jon will show you how to pull sugar using the “wet cooking method”. Sugar can be used for more than sweetening cakes and muffins. When placed in a pan and melted by itself, using the “dry method”, you can make a delicious caramel by adding cream and butter. When cooking using the “wet method” you boil sugar to a much higher temperature and have it remain crystal clear. By using this method, you are able to blow the sugar into a variety of shapes, pull and tie beautiful sugar bows, flowers, taffy, or even sugar sculptures.
Jon will send you home with recipes, tips and tricks to use when you start working with sugar. After this class he promises that you will be able to awe your friends and family with this very impressive technique!
In Jon's words:
"My name is Jonathan Costello and I grew up in a small town in upstate NY. It was in this small town that I learned from my Nanny how to make ravioli, bake cakes, and even how to pick mushrooms. This love of cooking took me on to The Culinary Institute of America where I graduated as a pastry chef in 2012. Currently I work at the Boise Co-op as a baker while I finish my Undergraduate Degree in Pre-Med and Chemistry."
**This class is not appropriate for children under age 10.**