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Hershey’s with Crisp Corn Bits, reviewed

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When I first noticed the Hershey’s with Crisp Corn Bits bar in the candy aisle at my local supermarket, a series of thoughts ran quickly through my mind: What is that? Corn? Who wants corn in a candy bar? It kind of looks like those honeycomb chocolates on the package, but those don’t have corn in them. I wonder if it’s crunchy. It’s on sale ... Read More »

Diet Coke Plus, reviewed

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Have you heard about Diet Coke Plus? It is regular, zero-calorie diet coke that has had vitamins and minerals added to it. The soda is Coke’s newest offering and is designed to turn diet coke into a health drink in the minds of consumers. The company has no plans to change or replace regular diet coke, but merely to give consumers another (healthier) option when ... Read More »

Reeses Pieces Eggs, reviewed

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As much as I enjoy Easter candy, even the newer ones don’t really surprise me like they used to when I was a kid. Perhaps I’ve just become a bit jaded, as the “limited edition” this and “New!!!” that don’t seem nearly as special or new as they should. I will admit that I was surprised, however, when I first bit into one of the ... Read More »

Vanilla Creme Hershey’s Kisses reviewed

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Hershey’s really loves their special-editition Kisses. They experiment with flavors and fillings constantly and seem to release another “limited edition” Kiss every month. When they first started putting out filled Kisses, flavors like caramel and peanut butter were a bit hit, but no they’ve beeen releasing so many so fast (from Truffle to peppermint to coconut creme), that they all seem to be tending towards ... Read More »

Girard Chocolate from Paris

Unfortuately, I did not photograph any of the massive quantities of food consumed during the super bowl yesterday. No guacamole, nachos, chicken wings or any of the three kinds of chili. They were just so good, no one could wait to eat them – take my word for it. A friend was in Paris last week and brought a little bag of assorted chocolates home. ... Read More »

Croatian chocolate

I was given a lovely gift box of these Kras Bajadera chocolates from Croatia. You can clearly see the almond and hazelnut on the package, but I had no idea what might be in these at first. On the back of the box they are described (in 11 languages, no less) as a “Hazelnut Almond Nougat product”. How insightful, I thought to myself before popping ... Read More »

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