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Oct 26, 2008 03:47 AM

best marshmallows in Boston?

whole foods took over Tiny Trapeze - and then they got rid of the Tiny Trapeze marshmallows and the WF replacment is no comparison. who sells the best marshmallows in the Boston area? or even on line?

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  1. That's funny because I bought the whole foods marshmallows last night for my halloween party and everyone loved them. I bought chocolate chip marshmallows. I liked the tiny trapeze ones too. Whole is strange like that. They carry a product like dancing deer or Rosies bakery and then they copy their exact same product and dump dancing deer. I find it a bit unethical.

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    1. re: macadamianut

      The Whole Foods CEO is as ruthless as any ...

      But you already knew that when you agreed to pay $4/lb. for apples.

    2. South End Formaggio sells some deluxe marshmallows; I can't recall if they're French or Italian, but they're pretty fine, in assorted pale pastel colors.

      1. There's a hot thread on making your own with lots of suggestions if you're interested!

        1. Centrio in Newton Highlands makes their own marshmallows. A bit pricey, but very good.

          1. ON Salem street in the North End there is a candy shop (names escapes me right now) that usually sells some at Christmas. They are holiday shapes and designs.
            Not sure these are the best but they are very cute.

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            1. re: lhb78

              Are you thinking of Dairy Fresh? They closed earlier this year.