Wintertime is always the best time for Hershey’s York Peppermint Patties, if only because they won’t melt on the way back home. I thought I’d have fun teasing the Bard a bit, if only because an empty candy bag is such a sad thing at any time. To refresh your memory, here are the two parts of the speech that I took pleasure in butchering (Hamlet, V:1) —

Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy.

Where be your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?

May all of Stafford-Upon-Avon forgive me, and you can discover still more tasty facts and recipes using Yorks by clicking here to visit Hershey’s site for their contribution to minty magnificence. Trust me: It’s worth the visit!