The other day, reader Anna Carrera and I mixed it up a bit on Twitter because she said that she loved Raisinets; as a firm backer of Boston Baked Beans, I took offense to the notion that something could best my beloved candy. Then, today, because I am theoretically working from home, I got to thinking, and what I thought, in order was:
With that, I started trying to think of all the kind-of-obscure candies I'd ever liked and decided that I'd do a list of them, because you deserve to be constantly updated on whatever it is that crosses my mind. So here is the
I would like some Boston Baked Beans.
Come to think of it, I would like some French Burnt Peanuts.
Now that I ponder it, I'm kind of weird.
Off The Top Of My Head List Of Kind Of Weird, Obscure Candies I Love:
Boston Baked Beans.
French Burnt Peanuts
Chocolate Key Limes
Those little brown peanut-butter candies that come wrapped in wax paper at Halloween.
Hot Buttered Popcorn Jelly Belly Jellybeans
Nibs, but only the black licorice kind
And there was a thing that was like caramel and nougat spiraled together on a stick and it was a square and I can't think of what it was called and it's killing me to not know, and I went so far as to ask Sweetie but she doesn't know and Google was no help, and yeah, I know I'm not supposed to Google things for these lists but what're you going to do, call the Internet cops?
Also, I just found them. They were Slap Stix. Turns out they have banana in them.
I asked Sweetie if she wanted to do a list, but she just got a weird look in her face, one that seemed to say something like "What in God's name am I married to?" only I'm sure that's not what it was really saying.