Archive for May, 2010

Chocolate iPhone Cover Giveaway

May 4th, 2010 by Rosa

The folks at Mobile Fun sell a neat array of iPhone covers, including the below cover that looks like a bar of chocolate.

They’ve generous offered to give one away to a ZOMG, Candy! reader. To enter the chocolate iPhone cover giveaway, leave a comment telling me your favorite thing to cover in chocolate (keep it PG please!) by midnight EST on Friday, May 7th. I’ll randomly select a commenter to receive the free iPhone cover.

Good luck!

Edit: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Annalene, the randomly selected winner, who loves chocolate-covered macadamia nuts. Thanks to everyone who entered!

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Milk Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Peeps

May 3rd, 2010 by Rosa

In general, I don’t believe in buying seasonal treats when they’re actually in season. They taste great throughout the year, and they’re cheaper when you buy them in post-holiday sales!

Just Born was the buzz of the candy/food blogosphere when they announced their chocolate-covered Peeps. I wasn’t going to review them since Easter is long gone, but I decided that they merited one because I felt that they weren’t worth the hubub.

They were pretty cute, as they managed to maintain the Peeps chick shape. I appreciate the pseudo-eyeball touch! They were also pretty fragile – the chocolate coating cracked pretty easily.

Taste-wise, though, they were just kind of meh. The milk chocolate was Hershey’s style. In other words, too sweet, rather grainy, and tinged with sourness.

The marshmallow inside was entirely yellow, unlike regular Peeps which are white with a colored outer layer. It tasted mostly of sugar.

The texture, however, was lovely. Check out the fluffy air bubbles! It was super soft and squishy, like homemade/gourmet marshmallows are. I guess the chocolate coating is a great air barrier and helps keep the marshmallow fresh.

I wouldn’t buy these again, on sale or at full price, but they’re totally innocuous. An O.

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