CANDY & CHOCOLATE: See’s Candies Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Love candy? Here’s your chance to make candy history—at least, See’s Candies history. See’s Candies is officially 100-years-old! The iconic American manufacturer of chocolates and other candies was founded by Charles See, his wife Florence, and his mother Mary in Los Angeles in 1921. Mary See had developed the recipes that became the foundation of…
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FOOD HISTORY: The Lollipop

[1] Artisan lollipops from Quevanna. [2] European lollipop art (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). [3] Taking lollipops to the next level: art. From MolassesCandy.Blogspot.   July 20th is National Lollipop Day. According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a stick likely dates to prehistoric man, who licked honey off the stick he used to scrape…
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FATHER’S DAY: Chocolate Marshmallow Pops Recipe

Make these treats for Father’s Day. Photo courtesy La Chocolate | Australia.   We saw these inviting marshmallow lollipops on the website of La Chocolate, an Australian chocolatier. “Make a batch of me,” they called out. So we decided to make them for Father’s Day—and also for July 4th with white chocolate and red and…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: The History Of Lollipops For National Lollipop Day

See’s gourmet Lollypops are made from heavy cream, butter and flavors, in butterscotch, chocolate, coffee and vanilla. There are root beer lollys, too. The line is certified kosher.   It’s National Lollipop Day. Read this history of the lollipop as you enjoy one or two. According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a…
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