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Have you ever been in the middle of making a sandwich and stopped to think, “Wow, what this really needs is some thinly sliced chocolate?” READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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 is… READ MORE »


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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 recipes… READ MORE »


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“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… READ MORE »


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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 companies… READ MORE »


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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. In… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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” READ MORE »


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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 HuffingtonREAD MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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. READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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