Best Jolly Rancher Flavors

What’s The Best Jolly Rancher Flavor? My Top 5 Ranked!

Ranking the Best (and Worst) Jolly Rancher Flavors… Still Yet to Try/Unranked: Pineapple Lemon Strawberry Watermelon Orange 5. Grape This is the one I avoid. Unless these are the only Jolly Ranchers left in the bag, I’m not actively choosing the grape flavor. Fans of grape flavors, in general, may feel differently. But personally, I…

Oishi Hard Candies [Review]

I bought these Oishi Hard Candies while I was in China (I did more than just hug pandas there!). I don’t know the package says – I’m functionally illiterate in Chinese, so only recognize the character for fruit in the description – but I did manage to find them listed on the Oishi website, where…

Chocolate Limes

These Chocolate Limes were the other candy treat that Ariel and Logan brought me from Bermuda (the other was the excellent Cadbury Time Out that I covered on Wednesday). It turns out that I’ve actually covered a version of this treat in my British Boiled Sweets round-up, only this time I got a fresh bag…

Farts – Sour and Fruiti

These candy Farts made a big splash at the Expo, with tons of people milling around the Leaf booth saying things like, “Hey, can I get some Farts?” and “Oh I’d love to try the green Farts.” Let’s face it: it’s fun to talk about Farts. Of course I had to ask for some free…

Okinawa Brown Sugar Candy

My expat friends, Nana and Justin, sent me a bag of Okinawa Brown Sugar Candy in their last generous shipment of foreign candies. At first I thought that making sugar-flavored candy was strange, but then I realized it’s not that different from honey candies or straight up shooting honey sticks. The prettily matte bag was mostly…

Luden’s Throat Drops

In my first year of college, I dropped hints to my parents about how my roommates were getting great care packages from home, with things like homemade cookies and knitted hats and other fun treats. Eventually, my hints worked – sort of. I got a package from my parents that was full of cough drops…

Public Displays of Confection – Thanksgiving Mix!

Public Displays of Confection sent me an assortment of samples of their artisanal, handmade hard candies. They use old school techniques on machines that are over a century old; you can check out a video here – it’s pretty cool. The Thanksgiving Mix contains a seasonally appropriate mix of flavors: pumpkin pie, peach cobbler, cranberry…