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Candyology 101 - Podcast Episode 9 -  House Brands In this episode of Candyology 101, Maria and I talk about house brands. You know, generics or downmarket clones of popular candies. Cybele 03/05/15 0
Eat with your Eyes: Jelly Belly Malted Milk Eggs Jelly Belly Malted Milk Eggs are probably my go-to Easter malt candy now, since Brach’s changed their recipe. Cybele 03/04/15 0
Suss Pecan Maple Caramels Name: Pecan Maple Caramels Brand: Suss Sweets Place Purchased: Deluca Deli (Americana at Brand) Price: $7.50 Size: 4 ounces Calories per ounce: 115 (estimate) Type: Caramel/Nuts Rating: 7 out of 10 Cybele 03/03/15 1 03/04/15
Suss Sweets Cybele 03/03/15 0
Pecan Maple Caramels Deluca Deli (Glendale) Cybele 03/03/15 0
Honey Acres Chocolate and Orange Patties Name: Honey Kissed Dark Chocolate Cocoa and Orange Patties Brand: Honey Acres Place Purchased: samples from Honey Acres Price: $8.50 Size: 6.25 ounces Calories per ounce: 127 Type: Chocolate Rating: 8 out of 10 Cybele 02/24/15 3 03/01/15
Honey Acres Cybele 02/24/15 0
Honey Kissed Dark Chocolate Cocoa Samples from Honey Acres Cybele 02/24/15 0
Russell Stover Big Bite Coffee Name: Big Bite House Blend Coffee & Cappuccino Brand: Russell Stover Place Purchased: Walgreen’s (Glendale) Price: $1.00 Size: 2 ounces Calories per ounce: 115 Type: Chocolate/Coffee/White Chocolate Rating: 7 out of 10 Cybele 02/23/15 2 02/28/15
Big Bite Cappuccino Walgreen's (Glendale) Cybele 02/23/15 0
Big Bite House Blend Coffee Walgreen's (Glendale) Cybele 02/23/15 0
Candyology 101 - Podcast Episode 8 -  Pick a Mix Maria and I went to the store and picked up 15 items from the pick a mix ... you can listen to the results. Cybele 02/19/15 0
Trader Joe’s Milk Chocolate Jumbles Name: Milk Chocolate Jumbles Brand: Trader Joe’s Place Purchased: Trader Joe’s (Park LaBrea) Price: $3.99 Size: 7.5 ounces Calories per ounce: 102 Type: Chocolate/Cookie/Caramel/Nuts Rating: 7 out of 10 Cybele 02/18/15 1 02/20/15
Milk Chocolate Jumbles Trader Joe's (Park LaBrea) Cybele 02/18/15 0
Droga Money on Honey Caramels Name: Money on Honey Caramels Brand: Droga Chocolates Place Purchased: Lolli & Pops Price: $8.25 Size: 2.4 ounces Calories per ounce: 117 Type: Chocolate/Caramel Rating: 8 out of 10 Cybele 02/17/15 0
Droga Chocolates Cybele 02/16/15 0
Money on Honey Caramels Lolli & Pops (Glendale) Cybele 02/16/15 0
Ritter Sport Fine Extra Dark Chocolate Name: Fine Extra Dark Chocolate 73% Brand: Ritter Sport Place Purchased: Cost Plus World Market (Farmers Market) Price: $2.99 Size: 3.5 ounces Calories per ounce: 172 Type: Chocolate Rating: 7 out of 10 Cybele 02/16/15 1 02/17/15
Fine Extra Dark Chocolate 73% Cost Plus World Market (Farmers Market) Cybele 02/16/15 0
Eat with Your Eyes: Pernigotti There are quite a few makers of gianduia, the paste made from combining chocolate and ground hazelnuts, in Italy. Pernigotti is one of the finest, creating lovely little foil wrapped treats since 1860. Cybele 02/11/15 2 02/12/15
Theo My Cherry Baby Name: My Cherry Baby 45% Milk Chocolate Brand: Theo Chocolate Place Purchased: Whole Foods Price: $1.50 Size: 3 ounces Calories per ounce: 147 Type: Chocolate Rating: 7 out of 10 Cybele 02/10/15 0
My Cherry Baby Whole Foods (Park LaBrea) Cybele 02/10/15 0
Torie & Howard: Meyer Lemon & Raspberry Name: Meyer Lemon & Raspberry Organic Hard Candies Brand: Torie & Howard Place Purchased: Samples from Torie & Howard Price: $6.99 Size:2 ounces Calories per ounce: 106 Type: Hard Candies/Organic Rating: 7 out of 10 Cybele 02/09/15 0
Meyer Lemon & Raspberry Organic Hard Candies Samples from Torie & Howard Cybele 02/09/15 0
Seely Dark Chocolate Mint Patties Name: Dark Chocolate Mint Patties Brand: Seely Place Purchased: Whole Foods (Park LaBrea) Price: $7.99 Size: 5 ounces Calories per ounce: 120 Type: Chocolate/Mint/Fondant Rating: 8 out of 10 Cybele 02/06/15 0
Dark Chocolate Mint Patties Whole Foods (Park LaBrea) Cybele 02/06/15 0
Seely Family Farm Cybele 02/06/15 0
Theo Red Hot Cinnamon Love Crunch Name: Red Hot Cinnamon Love Crunch 70% Dark Chocolate Brand: Theo Chocolate Place Purchased: Whole Foods Price: $3.99 Size: 3 ounces Calories per ounce: 140 Type: Chocolate/Cinnamon Rating: 5 out of 10 Cybele 02/05/15 0
Red Hot Cinnamon Love Crunch Whole Foods (Park LaBrea) Cybele 02/05/15 0
Brach’s Red Velvet Candy Corn & Candyology Episode 7 Name: Red Velvet Candy Corn Brand: Brach’s (Ferrara Candy Co.) Place Purchased: Target (Eagle Rock) Price: $2.79 Size: 14 ounces Calories per ounce: 102 Type: Fondant Rating: 5 out of 10 Cybele 02/04/15 0
Red Velvet Candy Corn Target (Eagle Rock) Cybele 02/04/15 0
Marabou Oreo Bar Name: Oreo Bar Brand: Marabou (Kraft/Mondelez) Place Purchased: Samples from Swede Sweets Price: $2.99 retail Size: 6.53 ounces Calories per ounce: 154 Type: Chocolate/Cookie Rating: 6 out of 10 Cybele 02/03/15 0
Milk Chocolate Bar with Oreo Pieces Samples from Swede Sweets Cybele 02/03/15 0
Brach’s Conversation Heart Jelly Beans Name: Conversation Heart Jelly Beans Brand: Brach’s (Ferrara Candy) Place Purchased: Target (Eagle Rock) Price: $2.79 Size: 13 ounces Calories per ounce: 94 Type: Jelly Rating: 5 out of 10 Cybele 01/30/15 3 02/04/15
Conversation Heart Jelly Beans Target (Eagle Rock) Cybele 01/30/15 0
Yum Junkie Pufflettes Name: Pufflettes and Petite Pufflettes Brand: Yum Junkie Place Purchased: Samples from Yum Junkie Price: $19.50 Size: 5 lbs Calories per ounce: 96 Type: Gummi/Marshmallow Rating: 6 out of 10 Cybele 01/29/15 0
Pufflettes (Multi) Samples from Yum Junkie Cybele 01/29/15 0
Yum Junkie Cybele 01/29/15 0
Nestle Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Minis Name: Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Minis Brand: Nestle Place Purchased: Target (Eagle Rock) Price: $2.79 Size: 8 ounces Calories per ounce: 152 Type: Chocolate/Peanuts Rating: 6 out of 10 Cybele 01/28/15 0
Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups Minis Target (Eagle Rock) Cybele 01/28/15 0
Hershey’s Spat with UK Imports Hershey’s, which holds the exclusive rights to KitKat, Cadbury and Rolo in the United States, defended their trademark against LBB Imports (based in NJ) and Posh Nosh (based in CA) who were bringing in the UK versions of those bars. KitKat and Rolo are made by Nestle and Cadbury is… Cybele 01/27/15 0
Brach’s Gummi Conversation Hearts Name: Gummi Conversation Hearts Brand: Brach’s (Ferrara Candy) Place Purchased: Walgreen’s (Glendale) Price: $2.79 Size: 10 ounces Calories per ounce: 103 Type: Gummi Rating: 4 out of 10 Cybele 01/27/15 2 01/28/15
Gummi Conversation Hearts Walgreen's (Glendale) Cybele 01/27/15 0
Starburst Superfruit Flavors Name: Starburst Superfruit Brand: Wrigley’s (Mars) Place Purchased: Target (Eagle Rock) Price: $2.00 (on sale) Size: 14 ounces Calories per ounce: 103 Type: Chew Rating: 8 out of 10 Cybele 01/26/15 3 02/26/15
Starburst Superfruit Target (Eagle Rock) Cybele 01/26/15 0
Candyology 101 - Podcast Episode 6 -  The Winter Fancy Food Show Last week I went to the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. Most times I present tasting notes from each day of the show, but this year I’ve got a podcast that does it all! Cybele 01/23/15 0
Dove Milk Chocolate & Red Velvet Swirl Promises Name: Dove Milk Chocolate & Red Velvet Swirl Promises Brand: Dove (Mars) Place Purchased: Target (San Francisco) Price: $3.59 Size: 7.94 ounces Calories per ounce: 155 Type: Chocolate Rating: 4 out of 10 Cybele 01/22/15 1 01/23/15
Dove Milk Chocolate & Red Velvet Swirl Promises Target (San Francisco) Cybele 01/22/15 0
Skittles Orchards Name: Skittles Orchards Brand: Wrigley’s (Mars) Place Purchased: 7-11 (Silver Lake) Price: $1.99 Size: 4 ounces Calories per ounce: 115 Type: Chew Rating: 6 out of 10 Cybele 01/21/15 3 02/28/15
Skittles Orchards 7-11 (Silver Lake) Cybele 01/21/15 0
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