Shredders

Mike and Ike Shredders A rare miss by the Mike and Ike brand. Conclusion: Would not recommend Flavors: Fruit Punch, Sour Wildberry

Chocolate antioxidants boost memory

The NY Times has a nice summary of a new neuroscience study finding that drinking a mixture high in chocolate antioxidants improved memory in older adults (aged 50 to 69).   It sounds like awesome news for chocolate lovers – our chocolate habits are good for our brains! – except that you’d have to eat 7…

Halloween Giveaway from Mike & Ike

This Halloween, Mike & Ike have some fun holiday-themed candy mixes: Mummy’s Mix is lemon, orange, grape, lime, and raspberry, and Vampire Variety is cherry, raspberry, grape, watermelon, and fruit punch. If you’ve never had Mike & Ikes before, they’re sort of like cylindrical jelly beans. I’ve reviewed (and enjoyed) their Lemonade Blends in the past….

Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Salted Caramels

Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Salted Caramels

It’s fall, and here in the U.S., that means pumpkin-flavored EVERYTHING. Seriously, Trader Joe’s October Fearless Flyer is about 90% pumpkin stuff. One of their seasonal pumpkin products includes these Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Salted Caramels. The box described the caramels as “dark chocolate with a smooth pumpkin spiced caramel filling sprinkled with real Hawaiian sea salt.”…