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Wait a minute, taffy can be buttery & creamy? I haven't ever tried any like that! That sounds nummy & I love my caramels. I may have to rethink this whole not liking taffy business, perhaps I just haven't had good taffy!
Precisely. I never liked taffy either, until I tried theirs! It is really amazing. I order some a couple of times per year. I think it's $7 per pound, plus around $7 for priority mail shipping for 2 lbs. (but I'm just one state away from them so postage is on the low side). And yes, it IS creamy and buttery! They actually have Butter-flavored taffy, and it's quite like caramel but a little different. They have some fruit flavors, which aren't super fruity and sweet like most taffy, but creamy and rich with mellow fruit flavor (orange and lime come to mind). I love the peppermint and cinnamon too. They have chocolate, and peanut butter, and a few others...Jeez I'd better quit going on about it and just order some...
There is another place to order the taffy from, and they occasionally have sales or free shipping offers, making it less expensive than ordering direct:
Seaside Oregon is a fun place to visit. They have a large tourist industry in the summer. They have a (windy)sandy beach, a "promenade" to walk along above the beach, lots of shops and restaurants, lots of hotels/condos. There is a big arcade for teens & kids, an aquarium, a beautiful antique carousel, candy shops... It's probably not so exciting that you would travel cross-country, but if you ever find yourself on this side of the US it might be worth a stop. It's about 4-5 hours from me and we go every couple of years. The Phillips Candy shop is one of several candy shops in town, but they have the best taffy by far--they still make their stuff onsite, and the taffy is made on an antique pulling machine from a hundred years ago or something. They also have to-die-for cheese popcorn.