It all began, as so many things do, in Whole Foods. Last week I saw candied orange peel there. The real stuff that they had made, not something in a can or jar. I was focusing on making chocolate bark, so noted it but didn't purchase. The first round of chocolate bark was not bad, and the second round was better. By then I had managed to change the instant-read thermometer from centigrade to farenheit which helped with the tempering significantly.
In the spirit of innovation I decided to try chocolate bark flavored with orange oil and spiked with candied orange peel. Alas, I was not the only one to note the candied OP at WF, and it was all gone.
How hard can it be to make this stuff?