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  • Football whoopie pies
    Cute and clever Super Bowl dessert: Football whoppie pies
    "The Big Game" is quickly approaching, and you're probably finding yourself putting together a fun menu for everyone to enjoy. But no matter what dishes you plan to serve for this exciting party, you're going to want to make sure...
  • Lolli and Pops: beyond just candy
    Lolli and Pops: beyond just candy
    GLENDALE, CA- Your first impressions of Lolli and Pops in may be "old timey," "vintage," "nostalgic," and of course candy. Lots and lots of candy.The store has an old-fashioned feel with its dark wooden shelves and...
  • Eli's Cheesecake
    Give The Gift Of Cheesecake This Valentine's Day!
    I can honestly say that no matter if it's Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or just a normal day in the month of January, I'm up for a great tasting Cheesecake. Cheesecake is one of those things in life that can make a bad day great or...
  • vday
    Valentines from Savannah’s Candy Kitchen
    It is no secret that Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is one of my favorite treat places! Year round they have wonderful offerings, however for Valentine’s Day, they bring out some extra flair! Check out the descriptions below for some of the...
  • SATW Traveling Teddy learns to make chocolate in Cincinnati
    SATW Traveling Teddy learns to make chocolate at Maverick in Cincinnati
    Adventure Bear, the SATW Traveling Teddy, followed his prodigious nose to one of his favorite foods, chocolate, during a tour of venerable Findlay Market in Cincinnati,Ohio.Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest surviving municipal market house,...
  • Swirled Strawberries
    Chocolate and strawberries are a natural Valentine's Day pairing
    According to statisticbrain.com. 47.5% of Valentine's Day gifts involve candy of some sort. If you are thinking about surprising your sweetie with candy this year, think strawberries. Their vibrant red hue and natural heart shape make them a...
  • Fudge by Farmhouse Fudge
    Review: Fudge by Farmhouse Fudge
    Let's talk fudge, specifically the varieties from Farmhouse Fudge. Reviewing six different flavors -- chocolate, dark chocolate, apple pie, maple walnut, chewy praline, and mint chocolate swirl -- isn't easy, but someone has to do it.Not...
  • Raleigh: Think outside the chocolate box this Valentine's Day
    Raleigh: Think outside the chocolate box this Valentine's Day
    While a box of chocolates from the local drug store or a cellophane wrapped rose from the grocery store might say "Valentine's Day" to some, true romantics in the Raleigh area have a variety of creative, memorable options to consider...
  • 9th annual International Chocolate Festival in Miami concludes today
    9th annual International Chocolate Festival in Miami concludes today
    It's your last chance to enjoy international chocolate purveyors at the exceptional Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden today, Sunday, Jan. 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Anyone who wants to get a jump on Valentines Day or treat themselves to...
  • How to make a chocolate martini for VDay W/ Peanut Butter Cup garnish
    How to make a chocolate martini for VDay W/ Peanut Butter Cup garnish
    Many great Valentine's Day recipes include chocolate, and there's no reason why your repertoire for this year shouldn't include a chocolate martini recipe.There are only a few chocolate martini ingredients, so if you're trying to...
  • Ashby Confections
    Ashby Confections sweeps awards
    When I first introduced Ashby Confections back in September, I knew that I was onto something special, but no one could predict the results of this this past weekend's Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival, where Jennifer's creations swept the...
  • Chocolate Swirl Cake
    Easy baking: Chocolate swirl cake
    This simple chocolate swirl cake is inspired by the classic Hershey's recipe using chocolate syrup. Vanilla and chocolate cake batter is layered in a Bundt pan, and it magically swirls as it bakes. The cake is similar to a Bundt pound cake...
  • Gooey s'mores popcorn
    S’mores popcorn is a gooey fun treat
    Popcorn is always a fun treat to put out at any party, especially at your Superbowl gathering when everyone is in the mood to munch and snack. So why stop at just plain popcorn? Make it even more special by jazzing it up with everyone's...
  • Tim Gearhart of Gearhart's Chocolates
    Gearhart's Chocolates: Innovative and delicious with a side of charity
    I’ve never met an unhappy chocolatier. Why wouldn’t they be happy? They spend their days crafting delicious treats from the happy food – chocolate. Each chocolatier has a unique story about their personal journey to chocolate...
  • Chocolate festival benefits UCSC scholarships
    Santa Cruz chocolate fest with restaurants & vendors benefits UCSC scholarships
    The 8th annual Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival on Sunday January 18, with lots of food and wine, benefits UCSC scholarships. The event is from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Cocoanut Grove by the Santa Cruz Boardwalk.The Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival...