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BETA5 Chocolate
When CH was in Vancouver, BC for TED week, a friend's recommendation resulted in a pitstop at the BETA5 chocolate and pastry shop. While it's a bit out of the way in an industrial area, the line stretched out the door and we managed to nab some of...
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Parish Hall Caramel Corn
The serious foodies behind acclaimed Brooklyn restaurants Egg and Parish Hall add their farm-to-table touch to popping fresh caramel corn. Produced at upstate NY's Blooming Hill Farm, this sweet and savory snack is doused in caramel and spiced with...
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Salted Bourbon Caramel Sauce
The Salted Bourbon Caramel Sauce is for the boozie foodie—the infusion of Kentucky Straight Bourbon will imbibe, and the tongue-smacking creaminess of the cajeta caramel (similar to dulce de leche but is goat milk-based) will punch you in the mouth...
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Matcha Green Tea Caramels
The perfect sweet for an afternoon pick-me-up, these quirky Japanese candies combine green tea and caramel flavors to surprisingly tasty effect.
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Big Picture Farms
Billed as a "farmstead confectionary," Vermont's Big Picture Farms is dedicated to recasting the sweet, velvety goodness of goat milk as candy. As founder Louisa Conrad explains, the short fatty acid chains found in goat's milk make for a smoother...
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Liddabit Sweets
Herds of experimental chocolate makers have entered the game in recent years, while the crowd championing traditional American candy bars remains much more subdued. Brooklyn-based Liddabit Sweets is one of a few confectionaries aiming to reverse...
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Le Bon Garcon
When Justin Chao of Le Bon Garcon discovered caramels in Paris, he learned that crafting classic handmade French caramels can be a labor of love. I first tasted his buttery confections at Artisanal LA, and was so taken by the mango-passion fruit combination...
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Snap Infusion Supercandy
Recognizing that most people think about candy first and nutrition second, the just-announced line of Snap Infusion Supercandy seeks to provide snackers with both. Each biodegradable package of candy contains a daily dose of B vitamins, antioxidants...