In Our Candy Drawer: McCrea’s Caramels

McCrea’s Candies is a 6-year-old Boston candy maker that produces lush, hand-crafted caramels in 14 different flavors. There really is something for every caramel lover. … READ MORE


In Our Candy Drawer: Dagashi

This time in our candy drawer, we look at three soft candies we tried are all considered types of dagashi — inexpensive candy that is usually sold in an attractive package but pretty much designed for children. … READ MORE


Heavenly Persian Nougat

Traditional Persian nougat is one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful confections. It may also be one of the world’s most unusual delicacies … READ MORE


Jordan Almonds – The Delicious Mystery

Since the almond is native to the Middle East, it is easy to assume that the confection we commonly call the Jordan almond originated in Jordan or, at least, the Middle East. However, candy historians generally agree that the Jordan almond is not a Jordanian confection. … READ MORE


In Our Candy Drawer: Smashmallow Snackable Marshmallows

The humble marshmallow, with its origins in ancient Egypt, spent thousands of years being the soft, attractive supporting player in the candy world. Recently, several marshmallow makers have begun to introduce gourmet versions of the familiar puff. … READ MORE


5 Candies, 5 Countries

Feed your wanderlust candy. Try these five popular confections to indulge in a globetrotting fantasy without ever leaving home. … READ MORE


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5 Candies, 5 Countries

In Sweets

Feed your wanderlust candy. Try these five popular confections to indulge in a globetrotting fantasy without ever leaving home. … READ MORE

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Dragon Beard Candy Master Johnny Chin

In Conversations

People from every part of the world come to Montreal’s Chinatown to see Johnny make dragon beard candy — a silky confection once eaten only by emperors. … READ MORE

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Cookie Con 2016 Wrap-up

In Sweets

We wrapped up our Cookie Con weekend and it was a whirlwind of a show! There was always something to see and plenty of samples to taste. What made the experience even more enjoyable was the wide variety of exhibitors. … READ MORE