snopes.com  

Go Back   snopes.com > Urban Legends > Old Wives' Tales

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 15 December 2012, 12:47 AM
snopes's Avatar
snopes snopes is offline
 
Join Date: 18 February 2000
Location: California
Posts: 108,676
Icon23 Make peanut brittle only on sunny days

Comment: Is it true that in order for your peanut brittle to turn out you
need to make it on a sunny day?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 15 December 2012, 12:56 AM
geminilee's Avatar
geminilee geminilee is offline
 
Join Date: 02 December 2005
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 11,228
Default

I would say that is probably right. Humidity can really effect candy making. Not just brittle, either, but taffy, or even hard candies. While you could probably find a way to compensate for the extra moisture, it may just be easier to wait until it is not raining.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Peanut Butter: Disproves Evolution? Tarquin Farquart Fauxtography 53 25 August 2011 11:22 AM
Meth + menthol = brittle lungs snopes Medical 4 14 November 2008 07:31 PM
Who invented peanut butter? snopes Food 18 17 October 2008 02:39 PM
Too much Sunny Delight turns your skin orange snopes Food 9 26 December 2007 12:26 AM
Dog and peanut butter -- Spanish version? Cactus Wren NFBSK 19 17 April 2007 07:40 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.