Red Hots: the old “bait & switch”

Rant time!  Remember these? Of course you don't, you're not old as dirt. But I am. And I...


Laurie & Sons Moroccan Spiced Dark Chocolate Toffees

      I want to meet this "Laurie" character, because she's on to something...


Too Haute Cowgirls’ Haute Buttered Rum Brittle is to Die

Dammit this shit is good. I mean really good. Peanut Brittle (although this Haute Buttered...


Ice Chips: Thank you for being just what I expected

Us adults like sugar but not as much as kids do. Our elder taste buds crave sour and bitter and...


Sugarfina Apple Pie

I have a confession: I'm sick of hearing myself say and/or type "pate de fruit".  I feel like...


A Tale of 5 Candies from Ireland

My brother sort of has it made.  He works for an unnamed ticket "broker".  Kind of like those...


Torie & Howard Organic Hard Candies : Something Very Different

Early this year at the Fancy Foods show, which is just plain fun to say, our pal Josh (who works...


Gimbal’s Lavaballs- Red, Hot, & Spicy

I come to you from the dulcet shores off the coast of Mexico. Vacation time- so obviously it's time...


Hot Spiced Mulled Cider…Hard Candy?

Ok, look- I know just last week I said we were gonna cut back on reviewing candies that are hard...


Hot Tamales-Hold The Cheese On These, Chump!

I'm eating some Hot Tamales.  And I'm thinking "Damn, these are good."  And then I realize that...