[1] We’re big fans of Burdick’s Scotch-infused chocolates (photo © L.A. Burdick Chocolates). [2] Delysia Chocolatier has a nine-piece box showcasing Bourbon, Rum and Scotch (photo © Delysia) .   Two fine chocolatiers have spirits-infused chocolates for Father’s Day gifts…or for the rest of us who lust after them. Both are limited editions.     […]

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Mid-Day Squares are functional chocolate bars, part of a growing movement towards functional foods. Functional foods and beverages are everyday foods enhanced (fortified) with supplemental nutrition. The goal is to provide a health benefit beyond normal satiation and nutrition. Here’s more about functional foods. The Mid-Day Squares line was conceived by Lezlie Karls, a chocolate […]

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[1] Chocolate Earl Grey tea is available year-round, and in this special Easter packaging [all photos © David’s Tea). [2] You can see why this tea is called Hot Chocolate. It’s pu’ehr tea with chocolate chips that melt into the brew. [3] An Easter sampler with six different chocolate flavors. During the holidays, there’s a […]

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[1] Valentine’s Day gift box (all photos © Hotel Chocolat). [2] We can’t get enough of the Champagne truffles! [3] Resistance is futile!   Hotel Chocolat shop opened its doors in North London in 2004, with a mission to make exciting luxury chocolate. Today, with more than 103 shops worldwide, including in the U.S. It’s […]

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If you have leftover candy canes or other red-and-white peppermints, here’s a good use for a cold day: Crush them and use them as a hot chocolate garnish. First top the hot chocolate with: Marshmallows Marshmallows Cream (e.g. Fluff) Whipped Cream   You can even add a small scoop of ice cream; just make the […]

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Love candy? Here’s your chance to make candy history—at least, See’s Candies history. See’s Candies is officially 100-years-old! The iconic American manufacturer of chocolates and other candies was founded by Charles See, his wife Florence, and his mother Mary in Los Angeles in 1921. Mary See had developed the recipes that became the foundation of […]

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