And just like that, it’s almost the most romantic day of the year. You didn’t forget, did you? Whether you plan to celebrate with a new love, a longtime partner, your besties or solo, there always a reason for locally made sweets. Here’s your guide to seven ready-to-devour concoctioneers that’ll keep you from raiding those discount drugstore chocolates. You know the ones.
It started with founder Jason McCrea, boiling up some cream, butter and sugar in his home kitchen, and now McCrea’s Caramels can be found on retail shelves nationwide. Pop in to their Hyde Park factory retail store, or pick up a sampler of his 16 flavors of caramels basically anywhere.
“If you read the ingredients, cane sugar, fresh milk, fresh cream, sugar and butter, you understand the product is made with some integrity. Best candy ever…seriously.” – Steve S