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Verbena-NZ

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I just had a small wrapped candy. They're in a big bowl here in the office, and if I find the person who put it there, I'm going to hug them, then slap them. Evil person. I'll be bouncing in place for the next couple of hours. My head will be on the desk by 5.

Anyway, it was a Nestle Creamy Caramel Coffin. Basically a caramel filled chocolate piece. But the caramel, when tasted by itself, was far saltier than I would have imagined it would be. Not unpleasant - it reminds me of butterscotch. All together, an enjoyable piece of candy, but I was a little taken aback by the saltiness.

And unless I'm imagining things, there is a subtle spicy aftertaste. Back of the throat. Like cayenne, maybe.

Maybe this will give you some inspiration. A salty, spicy, yet not overseasoned caramel paired with an everyday milk chocolate. I don't think it would work with dark, unless you were to layer 2 caramels, one spicy and one not, within a darker chocolate.

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Where ya been Verbena? are you a hit and run or a participant?

again......

I think V-NZ cut and ran...

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I think so too Tan. It was brought to my attention that he's posted similar threads-been rude, posing as a housewife when in fact he owns a restaurant.....

......so I thought I'd double check. Shoot me if I try to help him again.

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