Now that we have your attention, let us turn it to candy. No, not that kind of candy. Actual candy made of sugar and sunshine. Whatever you were thinking of initially kind of sounds like the opposite.
The hard crack stage occurs in candymaking when your sugar mixture has reached a high temperature of 310 degrees, resulting in a lack of water that makes the candy crack like a lollipop rather than bend and stretch like taffy.
Use today’s Word of the Day: Eating Leftover Halloween Candy