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Salted Caramels

SimonF Nov 27, 2012 07:20 AM

I mailed ordered some a while ago from a place in Massachusetts and they were great. I don't remember the name of the place. So can you recommend some hand craft place that specializes in salted caramels? I think it is outside of Boston but not too far away...

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    Taralli Nov 27, 2012 07:33 AM

    Locally: http://www.serenadechocolatier.com/sa...

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      Philly Ray Nov 27, 2012 07:34 AM

      They are nowhere near Boston, but they are great...


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        Gordough Nov 27, 2012 08:19 AM

        Not handcrafted but in a pinch, I like the ones that Whole Foods sells. They look like this: http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/fo...

        1. MC Slim JB Nov 27, 2012 08:22 AM

          The Formaggios sell a couple of kinds: fancy ones in nice boxes, and cheaper ones in cello wrappers, sold loose from a bucket by the register. I prefer the cheaper ones.


          1. galleygirl Nov 27, 2012 05:10 PM

            True fabulousness; Red Kite Candy from Vermont...You can buy their caramels at City Feed, and lots of Whole Foods, or mail order....

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              David Kahn Nov 28, 2012 02:06 PM

              Agree. Red Kite salted caramels are excellent.

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                galleygirl Nov 28, 2012 02:15 PM

                Altho I've developed a little craving for the Chai ones, too...Tough choice!

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              Jenny Ondioline Nov 27, 2012 09:51 PM

              Is it possible you're thinking of Lake Champlain Chocolates in Burlington, VT? They were very early on the salt caramel wagon, as in 6 or 7 years ago, and their plain salted vanilla caramel remains a favorite.

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                SimonF Nov 28, 2012 07:56 PM

                I think you nailed it Jenny! Thanks.

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                  catsmeow Nov 29, 2012 06:50 AM

                  I think I've seen Lake Champlain chocolate bars at Whole Foods, so they might also carry or be able to get the salted caramels for you.

              2. Bugsey34 Dec 4, 2012 11:26 AM

                Know this isn't the brand you were looking for, but McCrea's Candies makes amazing black lava salt caramels in Boston: http://www.mccreascandies.com/ I bought a couple other flavors but haven't tasted them yet.

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