Bourbon Marshmallows: A Photo Essay

I’ve previously written about the recipe for bourbon marshmallows, but I thought today I’d share with you the visuals.  They’re actually pretty simple to make, but thoroughly messy.

First step, Boiling Sugar

MM1 SugarBoil

The Whippening

MM2 Whipping

Hello, Mr. Kitchen-Aid.  Who’s Your Southern Friend?MM3

Whipping Close-up.  Nearly done.

MM4

Cornstarch-dusted pan awaiting the pour.

MM5

Finished Whipping

MM6

Mixture freshly-poured

MM7 JustPoured

The Big Cut, four hours later

MM9 BigCut

Cut Bite-Sized

MM10 Small CutHomemade marshmallows are always a great treat.  They frequently evoke the response “I didn’t know you could make marshmallows,” as if they somehow just magically appear in a factory somewhere.  If you’re willing to put up with a little mess (and a lot of cleanup), then they’re definitely worth the effort.

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Sheldon Menery is a self-taught food and wine aficionado who has circled the globe in search of the riches it has to offer. He's dined and drank at some of the best (and worst) places in the world. He's the former partner and Wine Director at The Butcher Block Gourmet Market and Wine Shop in Tampa, Florida. He's the second-best cook in his house, his wife Gretchyn (who is quite really a rocket scientist) easily taking top honors.
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