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  • The Candy Business is sweet!

    The Candy Business is sweet!

    AUGUST 15, 2015 Introducing... River Street Sweets • Savannah's Candy Kitchen. For over 40 years, the Strickland family of Savannah, Georgia has made the south synonymous with handmade Southern Sweets. From World Famous Pralines, saltwater taffy, hand stretc... 
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  • 11 hot franchises for the summer...

    11 hot franchises for the summer...

    JULY 19, 2016 BY: DANIEL BUKSZPAN // CNBC'S iCONIC. TOUR Candy is popular all year, but during the school-free summertime... READ MORE ... 
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  • Country's biggest praline producer looks to get bigger

    Country's biggest praline producer looks to get bigger

    AUGUST 20, 2016 BY: BERNARD PACYNIAK // EDITOR-IN-CHIEF There's nothing like a hot praline coming off a marble slab. It's the best dessert I've ever had in my life... READ MORE ... 
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  • Savannah's Best...

    Savannah's Best...

    SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 Savannah's Best Candy Shop for 12 years in a row! No one knows Savannah like Savannah Magazine's readers… and for 12 years in a row, they have chosen River Street Sweets as The Best Candy Store! THANK YOU SAVANNAH! WE LOVE YOU TOO! ... 
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  • Gratefulness

    Gratefulness

    NOVEMBER 22, 2016 Sometimes, it is hard to stay sweet. This weekend was one of those times. On Saturday, Savannah lost two beloved community members: Savannah Fire Department Master Chief Michael Curry and WTOC anchor Don Logana. Both men lost their lives in t... 
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  • Sweet Potatoes with Praline Pecans

    Sweet Potatoes with Praline Pecans

    Make Something Sweet Today This recipe is savory, tart and sweet with mild seasonings that don't overpower the delicate flavor of the sweet potatoes or the apples and is a lower fat, lower sugar opti... 
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  • Hurricane Matthew

    Hurricane Matthew

    The night the lights went out in Georgia...      It's been about two weeks since the sky fell on Savannah. In case you're wondering, Chicken Little was right.  &... 
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  • HOW SWEET IT IS

    HOW SWEET IT IS

    A Brief history of River Street Sweets:      Oh, fudge. That's how it all began.      Back in 1978, young Tim Strickland was at the Atlanta Gif... 
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  • Fall in the South

    Fall in the South

    Fall into the Sweet Spot...      Welcome to our new blog! We're thrilled you stopped by. This is a very exciting time for us here at River Street Sweets. Communicating with o... 
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  • Santa's Workshop - Making Glazed Pecans

    Santa's Workshop - Making Glazed Pecans

    12/06/16 - Day 6 Update! Our elves are busy making all the treats you crave. Check out how our glazed pecans are made. Our chefs use mammoth size Georgia Pecans to make these delicious pecan treats that no one can resist! The Glazed Pecans are cooked in a slightly sal... 
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  • Santa's Workshop - Dipping Divinity

    Santa's Workshop - Dipping Divinity

    12/13/16 - Day 13 Update! Our elves are busy making all the treats you crave. See our southern pecan divinity being dipped by hand! Sweet Old fashioned candy like this is hard to resist! Timeless recipes from yesteryear created these fluffy nougats that melt in your m... 
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