Running around trying to find the chocolatey caramel braid of goodness? Unfortunately the race has ended for Marathon bars. Read More
Summer might be coming to an end, but there’s still time to make this summer a little sweeter. We’ve gathered some of the best places to go if you have a roaming sweet tooth. From theme parks dedicated to candy to factory tours that show you how your favorites are made, there’s something for everybody. So get your bags packed, but make sure to leave room for a bag or two of your favorite treats. Read More
They may not have been worth much on Wall Street, but Red Hot Dollars, or Red Raspberry Dollars, were a tasty treat. First minted in 1925, this eye catching currency began as a soft raspberry chew. This might come as a surprise since its name includes “Hot,” which we typically associate with cinnamon and spicy. But back in the 1920’s, the phrase “Red Hot” was used to describe popular and trendy things. Pretty clever, huh? Read More
Summer is here! What better way to cool off from a hot day than a scoop of your favorite ice cream flavor? Or rolled on the sides of a cookie ice cream sandwich? Or swirled in a milkshake? Or even on top of frozen yogurt? Whew. Talk about a treat! We picked out 15 toppings you should have handy in case of a sundae emergency. Whether it’s for a party, a quick snack for the kids, or a sweet summer treat for yourself, we know you deserve it. The real trick is not eating them before they get to the ice cream.
It’s that time of year when we honor the men who raised us. My father was always the one who enforced the rules. My brother and I turned out to be well established, law-abiding citizens, so I guess it worked out. But we always saw him as tough and strict. At least until he got some candy. Read More
Candy enthusiasts between the years 1936-1979 might remember a silky chocolatey candy bar whose name sounded like a love song that had a lot of brass horns in it. The Forever Yours, unfortunately was not forever ours. In 1979 it had broken its promise and left grocery shelves forever. We thought for sure we would never see this dark chocolate covered vanilla nougat, lined with a layer of caramel. That was until 1989. Read More
Mother’s Day is around the corner. Sure, all mothers have shared some odd things with us like unwanted advice on dating, opinions on outfits, and tissues that magically appear to wipe our faces. But, if you have a mother who has a sweet tooth, she probably has also shared her favorite candy with you. I remember running errands with my mom near the holidays and being surprised to find out she had somehow bought us fun shaped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. Read More