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  • Decadent, divine cupcakes
    Decadent, divine cupcakes
    If there's any one flavor that is loved more than any other, it's chocolate. Chocolate, in recent years, has been proven to actually be healthy for you, particularly the dark chocolate. This gives chocolate fans even more of a reason to...
  • Chocolate chip cookies a family favorite
    Chocolate chip cookies a family favorite
    The year 2014 marks the 75th birthday of Nestlé’s chocolate chips. Chocolate chip cookies, also known as Toll House cookies, are a favorite of home and professional bakers.Chocolate chip mixes, packages and refrigerated, never taste as good...
  • Neuhaus Chocolate Meets Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection
    Neuhaus & Scotch: The new it couple
    When Harry met Sally a destiny of drama ensued. When Neuhaus Chocolate met Single Malt Whisky destiny was simply delicious.Luxury Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus (www.neuhauschocolate.com) teamed up with a panel of experts from leading restaurant...
  • Ebola and chocolate; their connection
    Ebola and chocolate; how your guilty pleasure could be linked to the virus
    Who doesn’t love and deserve a delicious piece of chocolate from time to time? But what most Americans don’t realize right now, is that special candy bar you may have just purchased could contain cocoa that was produced in West Africa....
  • Candy bars that favor the original
    A homemade version of a popular candy bar
    How many times have you found yourself wishing you could duplicate a commercially-sold food product in your own home? I believe that this is a thought that has crossed the minds of many cooks for ages. This is especially true for many who enjoy...
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    Chocolate industry hit hard by Ebola
    One of the first industries to step forward and admit that Ebola may take its toll on its industry is the chocolate market. The reason is that a huge portion of the world’s cacao supply originates in countries close to the West Africa...
  • Pomegranate-raspberry ice cream
    Pomegranate-raspberry ice cream
    Pomegranate season is almost upon us, and here’s a novel way to use your pomegranates: make ice cream in your Vitamix. My inspiration for this recipe was Haagen Dazs Pomegranate Dark Chocolate ice cream bars, which are really fabulous.To get...
  • "I love this plant.  We owe our lives to it." Juan de la Cruz, Peru
    Fair Trade: Making life fair for farmers
    Life isn’t always fair. While not the most optimistic statement, it is certainly true. But what if you could make life fair for more people just by the products you choose? Well, you can.Buying Fair Trade ensures that you’re getting...
  • Lindt Teams Up With Ashley Tisdale And Maker Studios To Launch Digital Series "It Started with HELLO"
    Lindt Chocolate teams up with Ashley Tisdale for new digital series
    Premium chocolatier Lindt USA, actress and producer Ashley Tisdale, and online video content provider Maker Studios join together to create an exciting, new romantic comedy series: "It Started with HELLO." This original digital series...
  • Cocoa beans in their pods
    Chocolate and women: men don't understand either of these
    It may be a mystery to roughly half the population as to why women crave chocolate. The main reason for this is that the half that’s confused consists of the males of the world. They don’t understand women, and even though chocolate is...
  • Brownie bites with a healthy kick
    Brownie bites with a healthy kick
    It is hard to pass up a plate with brownies on them. That chocolate aroma, the moist look of them can be irresistible. Why not have brownies with a healthy kick to them to give you a better feeling when you have the urge to cheat on your diet for...
  • Must. Have. Chocolate.
    Must. Have. Chocolate.
    If you polled all the people I’ve been friends with, dated, or worked with throughout my life, most likely what they would remember most about me is how much I love chocolate. While there are lots of foods I enjoy, chocolate is the most...
  • Salted caramel stuffed chocolate cookies
    Easy fall baking: Salted caramel stuffed chocolate cookies
    These chocolate caramel cookies are a welcome change of pace during the time of year where just about every recipe is full of pumpkin and spices. Not to knock pumpkin treats at all, but sometimes you just need a little variety. Enter salted...
  • 4 Chic and Savvy Bridal Shower gift ideas
    4 Chic and Savvy Bridal Shower gift ideas
    We've all been to one or two bridal showers in our lifetime, and like most women we usually wait till the last minute to purchase a gift. In that hurried state its hard to select a meaningful gift that reflects the personality of the bride-to...
  • Hotel de Ville, Brussels, Belgium
    Brussels: More than a Chocoholic’s Nirvana
    Do you dream of chocolate-paved roads? Do you lust after delicious waffles adorned with Nutella and luscious fruits? Does the mere thought of French fries cause yearning to your taste buds? Then Brussels might just be the perfect escape you need...