For One Day Only: $1=$4, Thanks to Matching from BIG Donors
As in most homes, candy has a very important place in our family life. Whether it is a snack for the kids to take with them to school, or just something to nosh on when there is nothing else to do, for those of us not “health conscious”-candy is what we look for. Over the past few months some really great nosh has made its way into our office ? here are the four we most enjoyed.
Golightly (Hillside Candy, Kof-K parve and dairy) ? a line of sugar-free candy in a variety of flavors and textures. We very much enjoyed the peach and cr?me chews, which had a very smooth taste with very little “stick to the teeth” factor. The same was said of the vanilla caramel, which had a nice flavor without being overwhelming. However, what received the most praise in this office (and in my home) were the sucking candies. We very much enjoyed the chocolate mint (dairy) and the coffee (dairy). At my house though, my kids raved about the lemon ice tea (parve), describing it as a cup of cool ice tea in a candy. The whole line is sugar-free with the candies being sweetened with Splenda (sucralose), and can be found in your local drug store or supermarket.
Zours/Mike and Ike (Just Born OU, parve) ? jellybean-like candy in an assortment of flavors. Many of you are probably familiar with Mike and Ike ? they can be found in the snack aisle of every kosher grocery. What you may not be familiar with are the new flavors now available. We recently tried and loved Buttered Popcorn ? exactly as it sounds ? a real buttered popcorn taste in each bite, and it's parve. Honestly, if you are sitting around and want the taste of buttered popcorn without the hassle of getting out the popper and the mess of melting butter, one of these will satisfy your craving. If you like cherry and cola ? try Cherry Cola ? a cup of soda in every bite. In the new red and white packages, you will find cherry, bubble gum (very authentic taste and smell) and vanilla. As for the Zours ? if you like sour stuff, look no further than the distinctive green packages. A new assortment called Punch Fruitz will be on the shelves in January 2003.
Dubble Bubble (Concord Confections, OU parve) ? bubble gum for everyone. I mean that literally. They come in so many flavors and varieties that there is truly something for everyone. Traditional pink, sour, with sprinkles, in block shapes. Don't want gum ? they have candy stamps and razzles. On a side note ? ever wonder why bubble gum is always pink? Well, according to the experts at Concord Confections, when the first successful piece of bubble gum was finally made, the only color the inventor, Walter Diemer, had left was pink. The color “stuck” and as they say, the rest is history. Dubble Bubble and more are available at your local supermarket or kosher grocery.
Mom-N-Pop (OU, parve and dairy) ? chocolate lollipops. Yes folks, you heard it here. You can now order these great tasting pops for all your fleishig affairs. The parve line began with a selection of six different pops, but they are constantly adding more. Recently they expanded the sports pops to now include soccer, basketball, baseball and football. The pops are made with rich chocolate and have a very good, not-too-sweet flavor. While some of the selections can be found in specialty stores, the best way to order is directly from the company. Mom-N-Pop can be reached at 845-567-0640 By the beginning of 2003 they hope to have a secure server up and running so you will be able to order on the web at www.momnpops.com.
Coming next month ? frozen foods.
About the Author: Magazine Editor, The Jewish Press
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
Orlando was once a place where people came only to visit and vacation. Now it is home to a burgeoning Torah community, a place Jewish families can be proud to call home.
The smuggler’s life has been changed forever. He is faced with a major criminal charge. He will probably be sent to prison.
In September 2013 he was appointed head rabbi of the IDF Central Command and is currently in charge of special projects for the IDF chief rabbinate.
Last month we outlined how a few years after Judah Touro’s death a public movement was inaugurated by the citizens of New Orleans to erect a monument to his memory, and that opposition to this tribute came from a number of rabbis throughout the country who claimed that Judaism forbade the erection of any graven […]
Marceau suggested a dark reason for his wordless art: “The people who came back from the [concentration] camps were never able to talk about it…. My name is Mangel. I am Jewish. Perhaps that, unconsciously, contributed towards my choice of silence.”
Anna Henriques, who hopes to one day head back to Jamaica, says, “Rabbi Raskin must be willing to respect what exists in Jamaica. The way to the future is to gently bring in the traditions of the past and at the same time embrace the idiosyncrasies of the Jamaican people.”
The Silver Platter has it all: gorgeous photography, oodles of useful tips and, more importantly, incredible recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.
It may be that seeking to connect with the past is rooted in the impermanence and impersonality of modern life.
It is very hard to build a healthy marriage when you do not have good role models.
Our goal here is to offer you recipes that you can make on Yom Tov with ingredients you might just have in the house. Enjoy and chag sameach!
Like every good Italian mother, that meant feeding them healthy and nutritious foods, made with the best ingredients.
August 1937, Cheyenne Wyoming – Sally Levin, an Orthodox Jewish teenager has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia and her family is preparing to institutionalize her.
The first few post-Pesach days are filled with the hurried rush to consume as much “chometz” as possible – and then the weight concerns begin. For some, the gut reaction (pun intended) is to stop eating – never a good idea. We all know that the best way to lose those extra pounds is by focusing on eating healthy.
WORLD CHEESE COMPANY AND MILLER’S CHEESE CORP. IN VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SHREDDED CHEESE DESPITE TESTING NEGATIVE World Cheese Company, producer of Haolam cholov yisrael cheese products, and Miller’s Cheese Corp. have issued a voluntary recall on a limited amount of shredded cheese packaged in a Wisconsin plant. The Voluntary Recall was requested by the […]
Is there a more perfect way to end your day then with a bowl of soup? They soup is comfort food – even during the summer months. So, how about sharing soup with a group of friends? That’s the idea behind a “soup soiree”. Click here for recipes and tips. Visiting Chicago or want to send […]
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/food/jewish-fress/latest-in-kosher-food-candy-candy-candy/2003/01/17/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: