Food-Scented Candles The Latest In Aromatherapy

Who can resist the smell of good food roasting on the grill or baking in the oven? What if there was a way to fill your home with the aroma of your favorite dish without having to actually make it? Candle makers around the world have been trying to solve this conundrum for years, and they have finally figured out a way to make it happen. If you’re a student earning an online culinary certificate, you can use these food-scented candles to keep you inspired throughout the day.

Fried chicken
Kentucky for Kentucky teamed up with candle maker Kathy Werking to produce a limited supply of candles featuring the smell of  Kentucky’s most cherished tradition – fried chicken. Ms. Werking makes these candles by frying chicken in all-natural soy wax and a blend of secret family spices. Also from Kentucky for Kentucky are Ale 8 – a ginger and citrus scent – vanilla bourbon and mint.

Following the success of their country lavender and campfire scented candles, the people at have created their version of the bacon candle. The aroma of bacon emitted from the wax is complemented by the sizzle and crackle of the wick, making you wonder if there is already a slab cooking on your frying pan.

Hershey’s chocolate
The global chocolate manufacturer finally created something chocolate lovers can enjoy that doesn’t result in weight gain! The Hershey’s chocolate scented candle fills any room with the smell of freshly made hot cocoa.

The beer scented candle from recreates the aroma of freshly brewed beer in the convenience of your own home. This candle looks like a frosted mug of beer complete with foam on top. It lasts for about 70 hours, which is plenty of time to saturate your bachelor pad with the scent of your favorite beverage.

Jolly Rancher
Hannah’s Candles teamed up with the hard candy king to develop a series of Jolly Rancher scented candles. All the classic colors and flavors are available: Watermelon, apple, cherry, grape, cinnamon, blue raspberry, pink lemonade and orange all made the list. The candle is made of individual wax blocks so as it is burning, it looks like real Jolly Ranchers are actually melting.

White Castle
The fast food burger joint might not harbor your favorite aromas, but these candles were made to benefit a good cause. Proceeds from the sale of each onion and burger-scented candle went to Autism Speaks, an advocacy and support organization for people with autism.

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