I've never made it myself, but I've heard that the weather has to be right to make it......something about humidity I think. Don't know if it's an old wives tale or not, but maybe somebody here knows.
BTW, welcome to Discuss Cooking, Rachelle, this is a good place to get involved. Have fun.
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