Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews

These Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews were free samples, courtesy of the folks at Candy Central. I’m super familiar with their hard candies and lollipops, and I’ve even had their fruit chew-filled lollipops, but this was the first time that I’ve had just the fruit chews. They came in four flavors: cherry, watermelon, green apple, and…

Sour Patch Kids

Today’s review of Sour Patch Kids comes courtesy of Candy Central, who sent me a free 46 oz box of the little buggers to review. For those not good with customary system conversions, that’s nearly 3 pounds! The box is pretty descriptive, calling them both “sour then sweet” and “soft and chewy”. The candies inside…

Serious Eats Peanut Brittle Recipe

Peanut Brittle is another one of those confections that I’d love to try to make someday, but I’m too terrified of ruining pots and pans and kitchen surfaces to try. I remember my mom making a big batch when I was a kid, but we lived in a rental apartment then, so she didn’t care…

Goldkenn – Swiss Gold PralinĂ©

This gold bar of a pralinĂ© was in my free Sweets and Snacks Expo goodie bag, courtesy of the NCA. It’s hard to tell what its proper name is from the external packaging – the embossed Goldkenn logo is rather blurry. The single bar was actually comprised of two smaller bars. The smaller bars were…

Hedonist Goat Cheese Truffles

I LOVE goat cheese. Especially warmed and drizzled with honey. Mmmm… And, as y’all may have guessed, I LOVE chocolate. So I was super excited when I popped into Hedonist Artisan Chocolates one day in June to see that they had a Goat Cheese Truffle Collection, featuring goat cheese from a local goat dairy. I…