When I need to measure honey for baking, I first oil the measuring cup. The honey comes out easily, and I get the full measure without the messy process of scraping the cup. —Barbara R., Portland, Oregon
An old-fashioned favorite, this golden taffy gets my whole family pulling together in a special way! We wrap the melt-in-your mouth confections in twists of waxed paper and give them out to our holiday visitors.
Seasoned nut mixes can be expensive to buy. So I buy unblanched almonds to toast and season at home. The sweet honey and spicy cayenne pepper come together beautifully.—Patty Getzin, Wenatchee, Washington