From nostalgic treats in barrels at old-timey stores to brand-new inventions shipped across the country, North Carolina’s candy creators and connoisseurs make life a little sweeter.
From Elizabeth Hudson: The Sweet Life
Our editor in chief reminisces on the candies of her childhood and the seasonal delights that filled her grandmother’s candy bowl.
From Elizabeth Hudson: Chasing Ghosts
Nothing lasts forever — and that’s what makes many of our cherished moments so special.
White Chocolate & Peppermint Cookies
These soft, chewy cookies are filled with white chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.
How kids celebrate All Hallows Eve has evolved from generation to generation, but some traditions are timeless. So don your witch hat, light your jack-o’-lantern, and get ready to celebrate the creepiest, ickiest, and sugariest holiday of them all.
From the Heart
To many, Valentine’s Day is about romantic partners exchanging cards and candy, but the true essence of the holiday is love in every form.
From Elizabeth Hudson: Christmas Continues
For our editor in chief, a family fudge recipe signals the arrival of the holidays.
Cardamom-Spiced Salted Nut Brittle
This spiced nut brittle is a lovely treat for gifting or snacking. The chai flavor profile gives it a unique kick, and Maldon sea salt is the perfect finishing touch.
Nostalgia by the Pound
A trip to The Candy Factory in Lexington takes candy lovers back to a simpler, sweeter time.