A Few of Our Favorite Things: Buc-ee’s Edition

In a world of road trips and travel, there are few things more important than the snacks you decide to pack. Each person has a unique craving for something delicious.  Some people prefer the sweet and tart flavors of candy, others, the tangy and salty treat of award-winning crunchy morsels.  To truly experience road trip travel to its fullest effect, vacationers and travelers must find the nearest Buc-ee’s to try anything and everything you could think of when you imagine the perfect treat for the drive ahead.  Whether your next destination is five minutes or five hours away, this outstanding travel convenience store is sure to have your new favorite snack stocked on the shelves. Discover Buc-ee’s perfect travel snacks at Temple’s Buc-ee’s location.

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The Sweet

If you’ve ever stepped foot into a Buc-ee’s you know the candy wall immediately catches your eye.  This large, fully stocked wall of delicious, sweet goodness is a happiness-inducing display.  For fans of chewy, gummy candies, the great wall of candy is stocked and loaded with every gummy you can imagine and more!  From gummy sharks to gummy sodas, all the way to the original gummy bears, Buc-ee’s has the assortment you didn’t know you needed.

If you are an avid chocolate lover who craves all things milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate, look no further than Buc-ee’s for the largest, grandest display of chocolate goodness the world of travel has ever seen.   With items such as chocolate covered mixed nuts and peanut butter cups to chocolate bark and chocolate truffles, it’s no wonder the tourists rave about this place.  Stop by Buc-ee’s to try a unique chocolate candy that will leave you feeling happy and satisfied in your sweet tooth cravings.

For a southern comfort sweet treat, stop by the fudge counter for a sugary, melt in your mouth confection.  Buc-ee’s boasts a variety of fudge flavors. From blueberry cheesecake and M&M to red velvet and birthday cake. There’s so many flavors to try!  And for those who can’t quite decide on a flavor, try a fudge sampler pack. These packs cost less than $15 and give you the opportunity to sample several different flavors and find a favorite.  Want even more sweet treats?  Stop by the chilled food medians and grab a banana pudding cup.  Banana pudding is a comfort food that never goes out of style.  With wafer cookies, pudding, and real bananas, this treat feels like home.

Want something salty and sweet?  Head to the Buc-ee’s food counter for fresh candied pecans, cashews, and mixed nuts.  These cinnamon sugar, roasted nuts are a treat and will leave your taste buds happy.

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The Savory

If you prefer your road trip snacks to be savory meat sticks and chews, look no further than the beef jerky wall.  The possibilities are endless for finding your new favorite flavor.  Looking for a fresh take on this treat? Stop by the food counter for a quick bite!

Or, if you’re feeling extremely hungry, grab a hot sandwich for a lunchtime bite. Sandwiches come in a variety of meats like turkey, chopped and sliced brisket, chicken, and pork.

Another fantastic snack found at Buc-ee’s is the meat and cheese cups.  These great treats can be found in various sections around the food area of the store.  This snack is as simple as it sounds, cubed meats and cheeses stuffed into a cup for easy transportability and a lot of deliciousness.  Find your favorite cheeses like sharp and mild cheddar, swiss, and more.  What’s more you can grab some pretzels to go with your makeshift cheese cup for an extra salty kick.

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The Saltiest

Let’s face it, you can’t have sweets without the complimentary flavorings of your favorite salty snacks.  It’s not a road trip without a dynamic duo of sweet and salty pairings.  Buc-ee’s has their own line of baked potato chips that come in a variety of flavors to ensure that your salty cravings are satisfied.  Another fantastic treat is the saltine crackers.  They are spicy, salty, and jam packed with flavor.  Your taste buds will be on a whole new adventure with the delicious treats.

Don’t forget about the popcorn.  How could you forget about this delicious treat?  Now, a plain, salted bag of popcorn is always a good choice, but at Buc-ee’s there’s so much more than an original flavor.  At Buc-ee’s the popcorn can be sweet and salty, or spicy and salty.  A must-try Buc-ee’s snack item is the white cheddar jalapeno popcorn.  This popcorn has just enough of a spicy heat that it leaves you feeling content and satisfied.  The delicious pairing of white cheddar and jalapeno heat is almost too good to be true.  Stop in and grab a small bag or two, or if you’ve got a whole family of jalapeno popcorn lovers grab a large bag for even more popcorn.

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The Ultimate

It goes without saying that the Buc-ee beloved beaver nuggets are an ultimate treat. There is nothing quite like the crunchy goodness that is an original, caramel flavored nugget.  These sweetened cornmeal nuggets are rich in flavor with a buttery, caramel taste that leaves Buc-ee’s visitors begging to go back in for another pack. Beaver nuggets won’t last long on your trip. Best to stock up on a couple more bags. Once you’re out, its over.  No more crunchy, sweet deliciousness.  A few bags of beaver nuggets will make everyone in the car happy and ready for the big travel day ahead.

Now that you know about the best snacks that Buc-ee’s has to offer, take a look at our Ultimate Guide to Buc-ee’s for more tips and tricks on navigating this busy, wonderful travel store!

 


Spirit of Santa Fe Wine Festival

The Temple Chamber of Commerce will host the Spirit of Santa Fe Wine Festival on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the Santa Fe Plaza, 301 Santa Fe Way, Temple, TX 76501.

The festival is an unforgettable introduction to Central Texas wineries, delectable bites from local restaurants and food trucks, as well as artisans and retailers, all with the beauty of the new Santa Fe Plaza as the backdrop. Live music will be provided throughout the festival and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Purchase tickets online at centraltexastickets.com.

For information on participating as a vendor contact Kaylee Blumenfeld at (254) 773-2105.