Giftworthy Christmas Candy!

Christmas is a magical time for everyone but for the children, it’s especially magical. School is out, snow is falling, and presents are unwrapped under a beautifully decorated tree with loved ones. The most important memories are developed during childhood, so it is key to make the holidays special for them. Tradition is taught early …

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Cozy & Comforting Snacks!

Thanksgiving is here and you probably have a lot on your plate already. Who is coming to dinner? Should I bring out the good china? What kind of snacks should I serve? Fear not, here are just a few ideas on how to spruce up your Thanksgiving! Snacks: Before the big meal of turkey and …

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How Matcha Do I Love You?

Don’t know what to get for your tea lover or sweet-eating sweetheart? With Valentine’s Day already here, I have a few picks here that will surprise and wow your sweetheart. For Valentine’s this year, I gave my sweetie some English Tea Store matcha powder. Since he works at a coffee shop, one of his favorite …

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Recipe – Peppermint Creams

With St. Valentine's day approaching I thought you might like to try some sweets.  These are so easy to make but look good especially if given as a present in a nice box.  You will need: 2 medium eggs (whites only) 1 lb icing sugar a few drops of peppermint oil green food colouring (optional) …

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Recipe – Mars Bar Cake

When my dentist was pregnant she craved sweet things and I made her a Mars Bar cake which she loved but banned me from making it unless she was pregnant.  To say this is fattening is a bit of an under-statement. You will need 3 Mars bars 150 g (1 1/2 stick) butter 150 g …

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The Great Candy Corn Debate

This time of year a confectionary staple appears magically by the ton on store shelves: candy corn. It’s been around since the 1880’s and for some people is a treat not to be missed. For others, though, the very mention of those two little words “candy” and “corn” said together as a single entity sends …

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Cadbury Easter Candy: A Holiday Treat

There are few things that I enjoy more than hunting for Easter treats, particularly when the treats include a little (or a lot) of chocolate. Even better is when the treats are something that I can't get at my corner grocery store, but are best classified as a "special delivery". Fortunately for those of us …

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Tea Moments — The Trick-or-Treaters

Store shelves are burgeoning with enough candy to keep an army of trick-or-treaters well-sated until next Spring. Even so, I’ve decided to take a different approach this year. The key item in this plan, and its inspiration, is a handy product called T-sacs! Tearooms across the country and indeed around the world use T-sacs to …

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Really Sweet Tea (Tea Candy)

As noted previously in these pages, there’s some evidence to show that tea might an aid to better dental health, as well as oral health in general. It’s even come to the point now that green tea extract is a key ingredient in a line of mouthwash, toothpaste and other dental care products. At the …

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Cadbury Candy

By Ashley Horne We’ve all heard of the Cadbury bunny – an adorable little rabbit that delivers decadent sweets – but what's the story behind our furry little friend and the company that created him? The Cadbury Candy Company was founded in 1824 in Birmingham, England, by John Cadbury, a Quaker. Surprisingly, the company did …

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