Tag Archive | Candy

Sweet Saturday (Easter Edition): Russell Stover Cookie Dough Egg

Forget Halloween! Easter is the best time for seasonal candy. From Cadbury eggs to candy bunnies galore, spring brings out creativity in candy makers. Russell Stover is particularly noteworthy for their unending variety of “egg” flavors. I’d credit frequent Cadbury Egg shortages for discovering them. Some of the most interesting flavors include raspberry marshmallow, red […]


Sweet Saturday: Lindt Wasabi Dark Chocolate Review

Wasabi, with its gone-in-seconds-sharp-mustard punch seemed like a daring combination to have with chocolate. This was a gift from my brother around Christmas time. He said after seeing the strange flavor combination he thought of me. (haha). This Lindt bar contains at least 47% cocoa solids which means at least by European standards, it’s considered […]

Nuggle Chocolate (Product of Trinidad and Tobago)

The Nuggle bar is kind of like the Trinidad and Tobago version of the Baby Ruth bar. It has peanuts, caramel, fudge and chocolate. These things sound good on paper but the end result isn’t as tasty as expected. One the positive side it’s packed with peanuts. On the negative side, the caramel and fudge […]

Valentine’s Day Candies of Choice: York Peppermint Patties

In debating candies, you must decide which candies are tastiest and most presentable. In the Valentine’s Day candy aisle of the local Rite Aid, it actually ended up a no-brainer: heart-shaped York peppermint patties. The Valentine’s patties are shaped like hearts. As a man this sounds silly but for the purpose of the holiday it […]