Category Archives: CANDY

BELGIAN CHOCOLATE—OH MY!

Those who subscribe to author Terry Moore’s chocoholics 12-step program—“NEVER BE MORE THAN 12 STEPS FROM CHOCOLATE, ” should head to Belgium, as it has to be the most densely packed chocolate-rich country on earth. Although Belgium does not have the climate to grow cocoa beans, it does have the skill, standards and savvy to […]

SPONGE CANDY

Although Cocoa’s specialties include chocolate-drenched toffees (for which she won a blue ribbon at the Arizona state fair), caramels and a divine peanut-butter confection, to me, her pièce de résistance is sponge candy (a crunchy, melt-in-the-mouth delight also know as fairy food, sugar puffs, sea foam and honeycomb).

KISSES

What we’re describing is a KISS.

In other words, it’s also this:

A PECK, a BUSS, a KISSAROO,

A SMACK, a SMOOCH-

CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT TRUFFLES

ATTENTION HOLIDAY SHOPPERS: Aisle 11, 13 and 20 are impassable, the checkout line stretches around the block and the parking lot is full. Oh, and don’t forget the weather outside is frightful. “Nuts!” you might say, and you would be right. ‘Tis definitely the season to stay home and make your Christmas gifts. Which brings […]