Decade after decade, household brands like Wonder Bread and Velveeta consistently satisfy the comfort food cravings of middle America, but when a sugar craving strikes, most know that one particular product line offers a semi-elitist fix without breaking the bank — Jelly Belly.
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Okay, fellow Candy AddictsÂ®, it’s time for a road trip! If you live near Greenville, South Carolina, or plan to travel there before June 2, you should plan to stop by The Children’s Museum of the Upstate to see what appears to be an incredible art exhibit. Eight famous “paintings,” including the Mona Lisa and [...]
Remember biting into Wacky Wafersâ„¢ for the first time? Whether it was the banana, green apple, watermelon, orange or strawberry one, you were guaranteed a fruity, chalky, sugary yet tart taste in your mouth that seemed to ease all of your childhood worries. But your adult worries probably got the best of you when Nestle [...]
The year was 1912. The Titanic was sinking, New Mexico was becoming the 47th state and Arizona was becoming the 48th. The Scoville Organoleptic Test was being developed (to rate the spicy heat of a pepper), and, ah, yes, the good ol’ Life Saver was being born. Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, weighing approximately 2 grams, [...]
When it comes to jellybeans, it’s hard to compete with Jelly Belly’s multitude of flavors and all-around deliciousness. Still, each year at Easter, jellybean assortments start popping up all over the place. When I spied the display of Trader Joe’s Gourmet Jellybeans, which are made “with colors from fruit & vegetable sources,” I knew I [...]