Goetze Double Chocolate Caramel Creams

These Goetze Double Chocolate Caramel Creams arrived in my Sweets and Snacks Expo press pack/goodie bag full of samples. The DCCC is a fairly recent addition to their line-up (along with a refresh of the licorice caramel cream), which also includes caramel creams, chocolate creams, and cow tales. Like the other caramel creams, the DCCC…

Nintendo Mushroom Candy

Nintendo Mushroom Sour Candy [Review]

I got this Nintendo mushroom candy tin in my Sweets and Snacks Expo press kit/goodie bag. It was immediately eye-catching due to its sheer adorableness factor. It came in a little aluminum tin designed to look just like a Super Mario mushroom (something fans will recognize immediately). I loved the bright and cheery red-spotted cap….

NY Times Junk Food Timeline

Via the New York Times Week in Review, a timeline of iconic junk food, featuring Tootsie Rolls and Dubble Bubble. I found it more interesting that they included only things invented by men, even proclaiming a headline “Let Us Now Praise the Great Men of Junk Food”. And what about all the stuff that they…

Ritter Sport Olympia

I bought this Ritter Sport Olympia bar when I was in Italy. It’s been fairly recently featured on Candy Blog and Jim’s Chocolate Mission, so I thought I’d throw my two cents. The wrapper notes that it contains “joghurt, honig, nuss, and traubenzucker”. What, that’s not immediately self-explanatory? Thankfully, Cybele has revealed that it’s yogurt,…

Trader Joe’s Black Cocoa Almonds

I’ve never been shy about proclaiming my love for Trader Joe’s nor lamenting Rochester’s lack of one. These Trader Joe’s Black Cocoa Almonds only underscore those points. They’re described as “fresh California almonds dipped in dark chocolate and rolled in black cocoa.” They’re beautifully dark and smooth and matte, like velvet pebbles. They’re covered in…

Milky Way Giveaway Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered my Milky Way Simply Caramel giveaway! The random number generator has selected commenters 1 and 22 to win a $75 gift certificate to SpaFinder.com and five Milky Way Simply Caramel bars to enjoy. Congratulations to Katie and Aaron!