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  • Two versions of a chocolate classic
    Two versions of a chocolate classic
    In the late 1950's, a recipe for a new and different type of chocolate cake was printed in a Texas newspaper. It was a mild, sweet chocolate cake with luscious coconut-pecan filling sandwiched between each layer. The recipe was said to have...
  • 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...
  • Ashley Tisdale
    Exclusive: Actress Ashley Tisdale talks new Lindt collaboration
    Premium chocolatier Lindt USA and Ashley Tisdale have joined together to introduce an exciting, new romantic comedy digital series: “It Started with Hello.” The series celebrates the national launch of Lindt HELLO, a sinfully delicious...
  • ChocXO raw cacao with a little bit of sugar
    Raw cacao that is gluten and dairy free
    Are you allergic to gluten and dairy and just wish you could dump a big spoon of the hot fudge to go on your icecream sundae? Well, with a random visit to ChocXO in Costa Mesa you can now make your dream of fudge and icecream a reality, even if...
  • Partida Tequila
    Chocolate and Tequila: It's time to leave the salt and lime behind
    Wine and chocolate pairings have become extremely popular in the last several years. More recently beer and chocolate pairings have also gained in popularity. What may not be quite as familiar is the pairing of chocolate with spirits –...
  • Chocolate Upon Chocolate Upon Chocolate
    Loco cocoa: San Francisco’s crazy love affair with chocolate
    Everyone, everywhere is crazy for chocolate—or so it seems! The cocoa bean has been worshipped by the Aztecs, spiced by the Mexicans, dowered by the Spaniards, cultivated by the Ghanaians, made luxurious by the French, housed by the English,...
  • M&Ms are extremely popular chocolate candies.
    More facts about chocolate
    Chocolate is one of the most popular treats on planet earth. Chocolate is enjoyed by billions of people every single day and it is created in a variety of countries. Every nation’s blend of chocolate is somewhat different and secondary foods...
  • Stir a glass for a cool chocolately Nutella egg cream
    Stir a glass for a cool chocolately Nutella egg cream
    Egg creams are a delicious beverage every now and then. Creating a true egg cream can pack on the calories. Here is a recipe that changes whole milk into a drink that will make you think of an egg cream. It is sweet, cool, chocolately and will be...
  • Blend a cocoa-coffee and banana smoothie: The answer to left-over brewed coffee
    Blend a cocoa-coffee and banana smoothie: The answer to left-over brewed coffee
    Ever have coffee left-over from the pot you brew in the morning? If so you don’t have to pour it down the drain. Of course you can always make a glass of iced coffee with the left-overs. Now there is another recipe you can add to your recipe...
  • Brownie in a mug
    Best microwaved brownie in a mug recipe
    It’s late at night and you are headed to the kitchen in search of the perfect treat to tame your chocolate craving. After a quick search, you decide to pull out a brownie mix; however that will be more chocolate than you need. Then it hits...
  • Orange and chocolate create a luscious cake
    Yogurt helps create a luscious cake
    While it's been around for years and touted as a diet food, yogurt is the "thing" to eat nowadays! Yogurt has long been thought of as a diet food and many people still use it to help keep their appetite under control today. In recent...