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The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Candy: Things that Taste Like Things!

By Melissa Albert Sep 3, 2013

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Melissa says: "Are you gonna barf? Are you gonna barf? Oh, man, it really looks like you're gonna barf." -Me, watching Josh eat Salsaghetti. Is it better or worse to be second in line to take the grossness bullet? I was SO PUMPED about Salsaghetti! My first hint that it might be less delicious than I imagined came when I dribbled the watery, repellent tamarind sauce over the sticky watermelon-flavored spaghetti; my second hint came when Josh almost threw up on my New Balance. This candy just tasted WRONG. Tangy, dreary sauce-water over blandly melony licorice strips. Not horrible tasting, just a Delicious Concept fail. C-

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About the Author
Melissa Albert

Melissa Albert reads books, worries about other people’s dogs (they look thirsty), and eats horrible candy for fun and profit. When not wearing her extremely tasteful Sparkitor hat, she’s an editor for the Barnes & Noble Book Blog. You can find her on Twitter @mimi_albert, or in the hot pretzel section of your local cafeteria.

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