Seasoned Ginger Bread House afficionada, Mallory Edens, cued me in on a few tricks as we head into the holidays. A fan of candy, Edens stresses the usage of large, sugar-covered gummy candies because they keep for the longest.
A subtle yet lovely effect is to sprinkle a few flecks of sugar sprills on the lawn around your GB House to create a light snowfall.
Chocolate does not keep very well between the houses construction and its edible destruction. However, chocoholics should not be put off—Edens exposed her best-kept secret. She stocks her house with wrapped Kisses, Kit Kats, and the likes. “Just because no one can see it doesn’t mean it’s not delicious—it’s like finding a treasure!” says the pro.