Zagnut

According to its entry on Hershey’s website, the Zagnut has been around for ~80 years now (I think Hershey’s needs to update their mathing). Wikipedia says that it used to be owned by the Clark Company, though how Hershey’s ended up with Zagnut and Necco ended up with the Clark Bar, I don’t know. Cybele…

Chocolate Salami

This trompe l’oeil chocolate salami doesn’t look all that appetizing to me (I’m too scared of pure animal fat to enjoy sausage/salami), but the recipe sounds great: ginger snaps, dried fruit, and lots of chocolate!

SweeTarts Hearts Gummis

When I was a kid, SweeTarts were my favorite non-chocolate candy. I loved them in the big coin-sized rolls; in the smaller, Smartie-like rolls; and, of course, in the little paper sleeves of 3 SweeTarts each that are still ubiquitous players in Halloween and Kiddie mixes. It somehow totally escaped my notice that my favorite…

Fat free water-chocolate

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have recently created a chocolate bar made of 60% water, yet (supposedly) tastes, smells, and feels just like the real thing. Chocolate’s melting point, right around body temperature, is part of its appeal, as it feels good on the tongue. According the Telegraph, University of Birmingham researchers replaced chocolate’s…

Charles Chocolates Caramel Almond Sticks

These Caramel Almond Sticks are the last of my free samples from Charles Chocolates. Sad, as I really enjoyed munching my way through their wares! The sticks are their “Fleur de Sel Caramel, enrobed… in 65% bittersweet chocolate and coated… in toasted almonds.” I loved Charles Chocolates’s Fleur de Sel caramel chocolates, so I had…