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American Classics: Candy Bar Salad

With Halloween just around the corner, many of you may be just days away from a major candy glut. Perhaps your kids will bring home a prodigious haul. Or maybe you'll stock up on fun size bars for trick-or-treaters that never show. If you find yourself with extra candy on hand what can you do? How about put it in a salad... More

New Favorite Candy Bar: Mui-Bon Avellana

Take Ferrero Rocher, mold it into the slim crunchy form of Kit Kat, and add the more-or-less hazelnut flavor of Nutella, and you've got Mui-Bon Avellana, my new favorite candy bar. I picked up a ten-pack of these babies at a Best Buy in Houston for just $3.09, a cool thirty cents per candy bar. Except for two barbacoa tacos at Gerardo's—more on that later—those three bucks were the best I spent all week. More

Serious Chocolate: 3 New 3 Musketeers Bars

When I was a kid, the simpler a candy bar was, the better. My favorite? 3 Musketeers. Soft, chocolaty, and not at all complicated—what wasn't to love? 3 Musketeers and I grew apart; and eventually, I gave up on drugstore candy bars for good. Until, of course, it became my job to know as much as I possibly could about chocolate. Between that and my penchant for new, shiny things (ooh, NEW!), I naturally couldn't resist when I saw three(!) different versions of 3 Musketeers staring me in the face at my local drugstore. More

A Guide to UK Chocolate Candy

British chocolate bars: are they really awesomer than their American counterparts? Some say, absolutely-hands-down yes. These are the same people who bring an extra suitcase when visiting just to fill it with British Kit Kats, Curly Wurlys and Aero bars. We tried as many as we could find in London to bring you this comprehensive guide. More

Break Me Off a Piece of That Azuki-Bean Bar

According to Business Week, bigwig Western chocolate companies like Nestle and Hershey are trying to please Asian tastes, given a booming chocolate industry there. Say hello to azuki-bean Kit Kats in Japan, green tea Hershey's Kisses in China, and ginseng-enriched... More

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