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For many Valentine's Day means flowers, cards and of course sweets. Joe Suhrada of Uncle Sam's All-American Chocolate Factory joins Food Friday with his favorite candy and chocolate for the holiday. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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With less than a week before Halloween, Joe Suhrada of Uncle Sam's Candy in Latham and Schenectady, New York and Tom Krause of Krause's Homemade Candy in Albany, NY join Food Friday with their favorite sweet treats. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Today we have a sweet Food Friday show. Joe Suhrada of Uncle Sam's Candy and Matt Sinico of Catherine's Chocolates are in the studio with a host of holiday candy and chocolate. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

  Susan Benjamin is a candy historian and owner of True Treats Candy, the nation’s only research-based historic candy company.

Her new book, Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America's Favorite Pleasure, tells the story of candy's remarkable history -- most of it sweet, some of it bitter.