Mark your calendars! 


is coming April 18, 2017. 


I can't believe I get to say this:

Candy is Magic is available for pre-order now.

You can pre-order it from many booksellers, including:

Powell's Books

 Barnes & Noble 


And be sure to keep your pre-order receipt - we've got some pretty special surprises in the works for early supporters (like you!)


More about the book:


Ten Speed Press is my incredible publisher.

The book is photographed by Maggie Kirkland.

Illustrations of candy and processes and techniques were all brought to life by Michelle Ott.

As you'll see in April (hopefully you'll get a peek sooner!), the style of this book is so amazingly outrageous - I think we've done a pretty great job of capturing exactly how I see candy in my head - and I cannot wait for you to see it. 

One thing's for sure, I am so thankful for the book process and every single person who has put even an ounce of effort into it - it has been a truly surreal experience! 


Candy is Magic

Real Ingredients, Modern Recipes

Chai Tea LollipopsHoney and Sea Salt MarshmallowsChocolate Pretzel CaramelsCherry Cola Gumdrops—this is not your average candy, or your average candy book. Candy-maker extraordinaire Jami Curl breaks down candy making into its most precise and foolproof steps. No guess work, no expensive equipment, just the best possible ingredients and stop-you-in-your-tracks-brilliant flavor combinations. She begins with the foundations of candy; how to create delicious syrups, purees, and “magic dusts” that are the building blocks for making lollipops, caramels, marshmallows, and gummy candy. But even more ingeniously, these syrups, purees, and magic dusts can be used to make a myriad of other sweet confections such as Strawberry Cream SodaPeanut Butter Hot FudgeMarshmallow Brownies, and Popcorn Ice Cream. And what to do with all your homemade candy? Jami has your covered, with instructions for making candy garlands, tiny candy-filled pinatas, candy ornaments, and more—you are officially party ready.
But this is just the tip of the deliciously sweet iceberg--packed with nearly 200 recipes, careful step-by-step instruction, tips for guaranteed success, and flavor guides to help you come up with own unique creations—Candy is Magic is a candy call to action!