FF: Braswell’s Carafe Salad Dressings

ff1I love the salad dressings from Braswell’s Carafe Salad Dressings line – especially Braswell’s Balsamic Herb Vinaigrette.

About Braswell’s Carafe Salad Dressings: “Braswell’s Carafe Dressings are a collection of distinctive recipes that are the perfect finishing touch for your favorite salad. Six bold flavors, including Vidalia® Onion Summer Tomato, Balsamic Herb Vinaigrette, Peach Vanilla, Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette and Vidalia® Onion Peppercorn. Each dressing is made with premium, all-natural gluten free ingredients and can also be used as a marinade for almost any meat, seafood or vegetable. The dressings are packaged in beautiful reusable glass serving carafes – very earth friendly!”

Check out the full line of Braswell’s Carafe Salad Dressings here.

FF: HalfPops

FF2You know those half-popped popcorn kernels that you love to find at the bottom of the bowl? They are always a nice crunchy treat after eating all the fluffy fully popped kind. Well the fine folks at HalfPops have mastered the art of, well, half popped popcorn and have a full line of flavored half-popped popcorn treats. Try the butter and sea salt kind for a new twist on the old school classic.

About HalfPops: “Partially popped. And fully delicious. Savor the crunchy heart of air-popped kernels. Revel in flavor that’s positively packed in – not lost in the fluff of ordinary popcorn. Great things do come in very small packages. Join our popcorn revolution!”

Learn more about HalfPops here.

FF: The Grown Up Chocolate Company

FF3Let’s face it, most candy bars are made for kids or for adults to indulge in while remembering their favorite candy from childhood. Well, the fine folks at The Grown Up Chocolate Company have created a whole line of candy bars aimed at, well, exactly what their name implies – grownups!

About the candy bars of The Grown Up Chocolate Company: “All of the bars are made by hand in the North of London. Created in small batches using high quality ingredients; Grown Up Chocolate Company makes bars that resemble the chocolate bars you ate as a child but it comes with an adult twist. This six pack contains 2 Salted Peanut Caramel Cracker; 2 Crunchy Praline Wonder Bar; 1 Fruit and Nut Hunky Dory; 1 Glorious Coconut Hocus Pocus Bars.”

I like the Salted Peanut Caramel Cracker: “Sumptuous salted caramel enveloping, a row of peanuts on a bed of peanut praline encased in luxury milk chocolate.”

Learn more about the Grown Up Chocolate Company here.

Grown Up Chocolate Company products can be purchased in the US from fine retailers like Chelsea Market Basket.

FF: QUIN – candy makers

FF4Meanwhile, the fine folks at QUIN, candy makers in the lovely city of Portland, OR, have updated confections for grown-ups and kids alike.

About Portland, OR’s QUIN: “QUIN is candy. Reimagined, updated, modernized. We make candy for today that has the uncanny ability to tug at the heartstrings of yesterday. QUIN candy has one simple focus: to make the best candy we possibly can with the best ingredients we can get our hands on. All of QUIN’s recipes start with one person: owner and chief candy maker Jami Curl. From gumdrops to caramels, marshmallows to lollipops, fruit chews to sour hard candies the QUIN candy kitchen is busy churning out Curl’s creations both for our shoppe in Portland, Oregon and for nationwide delivery.”

Try QUIN’s Jacobsen Sea Salt Caramels: “QUIN’s caramels are made with fresh cream, European butter and Oregon sea salt. Handmade in small batches, we cook sugar until it is perfectly bronzed, resulting in an unmistakable caramel finish. Flavor Profile: Rich, buttery caramel; Sparks of flaked sea salt. Who Will Love This Caramel: Every person on earth!”

QUIN’s modern candy can be found at fine retailers throughout the US.

But lucky for us, QUIN has an online shop and will ship right to your door.