Posts tagged "chocolate"

Magic Anti-Aging Chocolate Is Biggest Lady Cliche In Existence

Apparently there are some scientists who have invented “anti-aging” chocolate called “Esthechoc” and now moms in their 40s all across America are squealing with glee! OK, not yet because it seems like it may not even really be a totally proven thing.

Even though their very Euro-centric marketing campaign looks like they are…

By: Katrin Higher / February 22, 2015

Frisky Eats: 20 Sensual Chocolate Truffles For Every Valentine’s Palate

You know what’s even better than a box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day? A box of homemade, custom-curated chocolates on Valentine’s Day!

One great thing about truffles is that they are almost painfully easy to make – by and large, you melt chocolate with cream, mix in flavors, roll it into balls, cool…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 5, 2015

10 Reasons Why Valentine’s Day Is Awesome And You Should Celebrate It

Despite my consistent general mood of cynicism and constant mild frustration with humanity, I happen to be a person who’s enthusiastic about all holidays, even the “Hallmark” holidays. Which means that I love Valentine’s Day, and now that it’s just around the corner, I’m going to try to make an argument for why you should…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 3, 2015

Hershey’s Has Banned The Import Of British Chocolate

Update on the whole Cadbury Egg situation: No British chocolate will be imported into the United States anymore, after Hershey’s made a deal with the group Let’s Buy British Imports to cease the import of any British candies that have packaging that looks like Hershey’s packaging. Considering how many Hershey’s candies exist, that pretty much…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 27, 2015

Cadbury Hates Us, So They’re Cheaping Out On The Cadbury Creme Egg This Year

STOP THE PRESSES. CADBURY IS CHANGING ITS CADBURY CREME EGG RECIPE.
A spokeswoman for Mondelez International, the company that makes the eggs, told the Mirror that they were switching from Cadbury’s dairy milk chocolate recipe to a “standard cocoa mix chocolate,” whatever the shit that means. And yes, I’m cussing-mad over this. I am…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 12, 2015

I Would Last Roughly Two Seconds Before Biting Into This Chocolate Dress

Today I learned that there are dresses made of chocolate. Then I proceeded to pout because I’ve made it so many years in this life without knowing I could wear an edible skirt. Last week was Chocolate Week in the UK, and Caroline McCall was enlisted to put together this gem (a full-length view i…

By: Claire Hannum / October 31, 2014

Frisky Eats: 14 Indulgent Hot And Cold Chocolate Cocktails

Give me chocolate and alcohol, and we’ve just become new best friends. Put the chocolate IN the alcohol, and I will marry you. Help me to celebrate National Chocolate Day on October 28 by saying “cheers” with some yummy mocha and coco cocktails. Sweet and rich enough to be desserts, we’ve included 13 different recipe…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 24, 2014

“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Spoilers: Official Chocolate For Film Release — Tie Up Your Taste Buds!

“Fifty Shades of Grey” is an international phenomenon. Author E.L. James created a perfect guilty secret in the form of the titular Christian Grey and his sex-mate Anastasia Steele. Hollywood scooped up the book trilogy and created a neo-erotic “9½ Weeks” starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson as Christian and Anastasia. Frenetic fans will have…

By: Celeb Dirty Laundry / September 8, 2014

Start Stockpiling Hershey’s Bars, Because Chocolate Prices Are Going Up

Hershey announced last week that its prices would increase due to a rise in the cost of chocolate ingredients. Very soon, those amazing Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme bars (or am I the only one who likes those?) will now cost eight percent more, and so will every other treat the company makes. Other candy companie…

By: Claire Hannum / July 22, 2014

I Want To Go To There: Saint Lucia’s Hotel Chocolat

As if a gorgeous boutique hotel tucked into the rainforest of a Caribbean island could get any more perfect, what if that hotel was chocolate themed? Such a wonderland exists, and it’s called Hotel Chocolat, a luxurious lodging option on the island of St. Lucia, operated by a gourmet chocolate company of the same name. I…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 28, 2014

Valentine’s Day Gift From Hell: Period Blood And Pubic Hair Chocolates

In Japan, the women don’t mess around on Valentine’s Day. They give handmade chocolates known honmei choco, or true feelings chocolate, to the boy they want to be their Valentine. How artisan. But not so sanitary considering that some girls to add secret ingredients to their confections: period blood, spit or pubic hair.  A “spell”…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 5, 2014

11 Foods That Should Never Be Dipped In Chocolate

While we love the creativity of this ridiculous, made-up holiday, the truth is that there are some things that just do not need to be covered in chocolate. There are some things that shouldn’t even be dipped in chocolate. In fact, there are some things that shouldn’t even know chocolate exists for dipping/covering. Read more on Huffington

By: Huffington Post Weird News / December 25, 2013

Good News! The Yale “Poopetrator” Used Chocolate, Not Feces, On Clothing Line

The “poopetrator” who left human poop in the dorm laundry machines is still at large at Yale University. But fortunately the brown stuff that was smeared on clothing on Friday was just chocolate, not feces. Rumors are circulating that a “senior society” called the Pundits may have smeared chocolate on items hanging from a clothing…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 8, 2013

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Beer, ‘Nuff Said

This may be a big week for ga -rights activists, America, and, like, history. But it’s also a big week for all us chocolate peanut butter lovers out there. That’s right, Sweet Baby Jesus Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter has descended from the heavens (or Abington, Maryland) and graced us with its sweet, sudsy presence. For a…

By: Alyson Penn / June 30, 2013

These Edible Baby Heads Are Horrifying

Here’s what you need to know about what you’re looking at right now:

These life-sized, disembodied baby heads are made entirely of white chocolate.
They were created by Conjurer’s Kitchen (those people who make the STD cupcakes) for a private commission. (OMG, WHO!?)
They are horrifying.

OK. That’s all.

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 2, 2012

The 25 Days Of Chocolate

Forget about the 12 days of Christmas — for chocoholics, Decembers is all about the 25 days of CHOCOLATE. For those of you who weren’t lucky enough to grow up with the Advent calendar tradition, it’s a calendar with 25 tiny boxes, which each contains a piece of chocolate inside. This festive Advent calendar from…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 28, 2012

Please Explain: Why Am I So Addicted To Chocolate?

I am certain that I am a woman. Here’s proof: these two mammary glands, my monthly menstruation and, oh yes, I am utterly addicted to chocolate.

The way I eat chocolate — the way I fiend for it — you’d think there was some Darwinian motivation behind it. Throughout my life, I have…

By: Kate Hakala / September 1, 2012

The Love Child Of Dark Chocolate And Bacon

The sophisticated palate knows: A balance of savory and sweet makes the most satisfying treat. But even the least sophisticated tastes can appreciate the merits of chocolate and bacon. But together? Well, if you like dark chocolate and you like bacon (is there anyone who doesn’t?), you’re going to dig their love child, Mo’s Dark…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 9, 2012

Could Chocolate Be The Answer To Your Sunburnt Skincare Woes?

My acne-ridden youth (okay, fine, it was like 20 zits total) engrained in me that chocolate was a pimple-flaring, oil-producing skincare devil to be avoided at all costs. In my more recent, better-skinned years I’ve turned to the dark, 80% cocoa variety to cure me of late-afternoon nap compulsion and early-morning sugar cravings, but I…

By: Rachel Krause / July 17, 2012

Weekend Project: Red Wine Fudgesicles

Based on a very unscientific opinion survey, approximately 90% of people think red wine fudgesicles are proof of divine intervention, while the other 10 percent (ahem, Julie) gags at the thought of them. If you’re part of the majority who would love a refreshing lick of wine and chocolate on a stick, check out the

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 23, 2012
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