Recchiuti Asphalt Jungle Mix

A little over a week ago, I discovered the new eater of my minimal grad student disposable income: A Southern Season. It’s a megalopolis of gourmet goods: fine meats and cheeses and chocolates and pastas and pastries and spices and candy… I wanted to eat all the things! But all the things were too expensive,…

Want 100 lbs of Jelly Beans?

The folks at Gimbal’s wanted me to let y’all know about their newest promo: a contest with a grand prize of 100 pounds of their gourmet jelly beans. You have until the end of the month to enter on Facebook. Can you imagine winning 100 pounds of jelly beans? I bet it would be enough…

Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Toffee

These Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Toffees are packaged and priced like their Tahitian Vanilla Caramels. I somehow missed them when I bought the caramels, but I nabbed them for a taste test on a recent visit. The bag called them “crunchy toffee and roasted California almonds, covered with premium dark chocolate.” They were shiny…

Paul Rudd Talks Candy with Jon Stewart

Via Cybele/Candy Blog’s Twitter¬†comes this fun clip that combines so many of my favorite things: candy (for the masses!), Paul Rudd, and The Daily Show. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Paul Rudd www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook I…

Trident/Stride Giveaway

I haven’t been a gum chewer since high school (hence the sparseness of gum reviews here), but mayhaps some of you chew and would care about this news? Trident and Stride are currently running a “Chew for the Loot” promo. Specially marked packs of those gums come with a chance to win $50. The promo…

Trader Joe’s Milk Chocolate filled with Caramel

Trader Joe’s recently introduced a new line of Belgian chocolate bars {filled with} stuff. They made a big splash on my radar because one of them was {filled with} speculoos cookie spread, which is SO MUCH NOMS!, and my Trader Joe’s didn’t carry them and probably never will. Instead, it carried the other two, caramel…