Sanders Potato Chip Chocolate Bar

I got this Sanders Potato Chip Chocolate Bar in my free swag bag at Sweets and Snacks. The chocolate and potato chip combo has been dancing around the edges of trendy foodism for a while now, but seeing it in a  brand like Sanders that has fairly wide distribution (they’re sold at Duke’s hospital gift shop)…

Chocolove – going Southern and local for inspiration?

Last week’s news post was about regional American candies. Today, I’m sharing a Serious Eats post that suggests that Chocolove’s new bars,  Peach & Pecan and Salted Peanut, were crafted with a focus on the local specialties of Georgia. While the former definitely sounds Georgian (what’s more associated with Georgia than peaches, or more southern than…

Guest Post: Haribo Turtles

Hey readers! I’m on my last day of pseudo-vacation up in New Hampshire, so check out this post from ex-pat Neil in the meantime. ~Rosa I had time to kill in a German train station, and I needed some spare change to use the bathroom, so I bought these Haribo Turtles. They set me back…

Shurms Caramel Apple Soft Candy Chews

One of my favorite Halloween candies are Tootsie’s Caramel Apple pops, so I gladly accepted the chance to review free samples of Shurms Caramel Apple Soft Candy Chews. They were definitely unlike anything I’ve ever had before. The individually wrapped chews were gorgeous to behold, a thick, luscious looking layer of caramel atop a glowing green…

Yume Blush giveaway

Today’s giveaway is a little different. It smells like candy, sort of looks like candy, is inspired by candy, and is even edible! But it’s not candy… Though it may look like chocolate mousse, it’s actually a chocolate-raspberry flavored edible body butter/massage oil/lip treatment from the folks at Yume Blush. I got a free sample…

Sour Patch giveaway winners

Thanks to those who entered my Sour Patch giveaway contest! My winners are Sarah for her should’ve-been-sweet story, Taylor for a description of something so sour it makes my tongue cringe, and Victoria for her sweet and randomly selected act of kindness. They’ll be getting free Sour Patch candies and t-shirts. Stay tuned on Thursday…

Snapple Jelly Belly Mix [Review]

Jelly Belly was promoting their new line of Snapple-flavored jelly beans at Sweets and Snacks. I picked up several free little sample bags while there and later got a larger free bag in the mail from the folks at Jelly Belly. The five flavors are: Fruit Punch Kiwi Strawberry Mango Madness Cranberry Raspberry Pink Lemonade…