Good day, fudge lovers! So we kinda had a feeling that our new holiday White Chocolate Candy Cane fudge was destined for greatness the second it was poured out of the kettle. It was then that one of our team members suggested that not only is this fudge great as is, but oh-what-fun it would be to try it in a Christmas-y cookie recipe. So our elves put on their tasseled tinkering caps and … [Read more...] about Give It A Try! Add Our Festive Holiday Peppermint Twist Flavor To This Cookie Recipe. It’s A Winner!
Original Murdick's Fudge elves are closing their Sweet Holiday online shopping cart early so they can process all orders in time for Christmas delivery by FedEx — and so they have time to enjoy a little family-time merriment! They'll stop accepting online orders at NOON on Thursday, Dec. 17, instead of midnight. So don't delay. Place your orders now for one of our seven holiday gift boxes. See … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Original Murdick’s Fudge Holiday Gift Box Orders NOW Close At Noon Thursday, Dec. 17!
The holiday season is in full tilt here at Original Murdick's Fudge. Today, our "elves" are preparing a “basket” for the “Get & Give Holiday Basket” Women’s Holiday Mixer at The Community House in Birmingham, Mich., and a Sampler Gift Box for Cranbrook's Holiday Tables event in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. With regard to the "Get & Give" program, while we’re reminded of how thankful we are … [Read more...] about We’re Preparing Delish Giveaways For Cranbrook House Holiday Tables & The Community House’s Special Get & Give Event
Bobby live! Fox 2 Detroit's The Nine morning TV show personality Kam Carman interviewed Bobby Benser today about our Sweet Summer treats and the upcoming Mackinac Island Fudge Festival on Aug. 22-23. Click HERE to watch his tasty TV2 morning show segment. "It's our 127th birthday on July 27 so we're giving away a free slice of Michigan Honey Butter fudge to the first 127 guests visiting our … [Read more...] about Bobby Talks Fudge on Fox 2 Detroit Morning TV Show
Around here, we love to find things to celebrate. With that, Happy Birthday to us! On Sunday, we turn 127 years old. Mackinac Island’s original fudge shop, which opened its doors in 1887, continues its longtime tradition handcrafting all-natural fudge the same way original Murdick's family members did more than a century ago. Today, we continue to serve up fresh, gluten-free fudge, … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday To Us! We Turn 127 On July 27 — So Come Unwrap Your Free Gift!
Say good night to our awesome marble fudge-making tables! Before shutting off the lights at our Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City and St. Ignace fudge shops every night, we cover these precious tables with heating blankets to ensure that our first batch of fudge each morning is poured onto marble that is just the right temperature. As for our old-fashioned, 1887 recipe that Sara … [Read more...] about Heating Blankets, Mackinac Island Weather Conditions Help Make Our Fudge So Uniquely Textured
So a man from Canada walks into our Mackinac Island fudge shop. He points to a sign in the window that says "Send Fudge Anywhere In The U.S. For Only $6." He asks our team leader Patti if that's true. She sweetly replies yes. "Then I want to be shipped to Hawaii," he says, as he whips out his wallet and shows her that his name is "Mr. Fudge." LOL Posted July 17, 2014 … [Read more...] about Only On Mackinac Island! We Love Hearing Fun Fudge Stories Like This
F is our favorite letter in the alphabet and not only because it stands for FUDGE. This month, we enjoy three ‘F’ celebrations all in a row -- Flag Day (June 14), Father’s Day (June 15) and Fudge Day (June 16). Don’t think for a sweet second that we at Original Murdick’s Fudge haven’t been thinking about these special ‘F’ days. For all three celebrations we are offering FREE SHIPPING until … [Read more...] about We’re Celebrating Dear Old Dad For Father’s Day With Gift Ideas And Free Shipping
Guest blog post by Brenda Horton, June 8, 2014 "How would you like to come to Michigan and learn how to make fudge?" That question changed Carnel Samuel's life forever. Nine years ago, Carnel was standing in line at a job fair in Jamaica, his home country. He'd gone to the fair hoping to be hired by a U.S. employer, although he'd never traveled outside of Jamaica. When … [Read more...] about How Carnel, The Jovial Jamaican, Became Our Head Fudge Maker And Our Sweet Shop Team Trainer
WE KEPT THE LIGHTS ON! The holiday spirit was alive and well when we opened our Mackinac Island Main Street shop to make all-natural fudge, brittle and more for several snow-filled days, shipping thousands of holiday gifts coast to coast. The entire experience was a blast and we look forward to this new tradition for years to come! IN THE MEANTIME Please stay in touch on Facebook … [Read more...] about Great Memories: Murdick’s Fudge-Making Holiday Season Wraps Up On Mackinac Island
Frigid Northern Michigan weather continues to threaten the movement of Mackinac Island ferries. Arnold Line captains and passengers have been reporting about the rough conditions along the route to and from Mackinac Island and St. Ignace for the past several days. Wicked winter temperatures often in the single digits, high winds blowing ice into both harbors, and clogged passageways are … [Read more...] about Straits of Mackinac Weather Forces Shop To Close Holiday Sales Early
Great things come in small — and big — packages! We’ve created new gift boxes this year that are 100 percent all-natural holiday! Recipients receive their treats in a classic brown box with our “new old-fashioned” logo, complete with a classic horse carriage silhouette. When you open the box, you first break a special seal (shaped like a gift tag but also reminiscent of a classic ferry … [Read more...] about Our Gift Box ‘Experience’ Treats You To Pure Michigan Tradition With Tasty Treats, Custom Note Cards And More
Our team at Original Murdick's Fudge on Mackinac Island introduces a new blog this week, in anticipation of re-opening our island store to make fresh fudge, brittle, toffee and caramel corn. We're putting up our summer awnings and hauling out our copper kettles, all the while singing holiday carols at the Main Street Christmas tree-lighting ceremony tonight. The island's Christmas Bazaar is … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge Launches Tasty New Blog