Confectionery Comfort

Traditionally savory dishes are being reinterpreted with sweet twists

Implications - Companies and chefs alike are reinterpreting classic comfort foods with the addition of sweet flavors. In place of exclusively savory dishes are meals featuring chocolate, chips and candy ingredients. This broadens the appeal of savory recipes that are now tailored towards consumers with a sweet tooth.
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Warm Top 4 Examples: 10,302 Total Clicks Mar 14 - May 15
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SCORE: 3.1
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