Post by Adriana Velez. When I have PMS I have one thing on my mind: Chocolate. Lots of it, and it better be as dark as my mood. It seems to fill a primal need. But the truth is, there are other foods that will answer the savage hormonal call just as well if not better. Show More Summary
Throw it all out. Even fanciful ice-cream companies aren't immune to listeria outbreaks: After discovering that one pint of dark chocolate in Omaha contained traces of listeria, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream has decided to recall all of its ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice-cream sandwiches — every single flavor. Show More Summary
Few things pair better with chocolate (particularly of the dark variety) than cool, refreshing mint. At least that's what we always thought until we started tasting our way through the vast and varied chocolate-mint offerings at the grocery store. Show More Summary
Fuck dark chocolate. Read more...
If you can manage to forget Hershey’s and focus on darker chocolate treats, you’ll reap significant health and performance benefits.
Made by Ethereal Confections in Woodstock, Illinois, the potent dark chocolate melted in our mouths to reveal a creamy jam-like filling that tasted of lush botanic gardens. [ more › ]
It is the annual Peeps dilemma: To diorama or dip in dark chocolate? This year, the most polarizing sweets on the planet have become the most polarizing beverage in the dairy case. Yes, there is Peeps milk. It is real and kind of gross but I’m still going to drink it on Easter morning. With booze. And you can, too. Read more...
From The Kitchn ? Recipe: Dark Chocolate Bark with Pistachios, Rose Petals & Walnuts READ MORE »
(Photo: UKTV) UKTV conducted a poll and determined that Benedict Cumberbatch is Britain's yummiest actor. So it commissioned chocolatiers to build this life-size sculpture of the Sherlock and Star Trek Into Darkness star. It consists of over 88 pounds of Belgian chocolate, which is about 33% cocoa. Show More Summary
As you tuck into your crème eggs, dark chocolate bunnies and scrumptious hot cross buns this Easter long weekend, remember that decadent treats and weight management don’t always have to be mutually exclusive. More »
From delicious muffins to decadent brownies, here are the sweets to prove once again: if we could marry a food, it might just be dark chocolate.
The dessert course does not have to end with you licking the cake stand clean. Full of antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, this recipe for flourless chocolate cake can be made using individual-sized ramekins, making for a perfectly portioned 100-calorie dessert. Show More Summary
Today, March 24th, is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day! All hail the those little raisins covered in a shell of milk, dark, or white chocolate. We bow down to your delicious sweet glory. Are you a healthy fruit snack or a candy? I still do not know. Show More Summary
Cast from a real fossil dino-shark tooth, available in milk, dark and white chocolate, just in time for Easter. (via Bruce Sterling)
Dee's new house was dark, having been painted chocolate brown with dark trim throughout. She decided to start at the beginning— and transform the entryway first. READ MORE »
PETA Cottontail has arrived just in time for spring! This delicious vegan treat from Sjaak's Organic Chocolates will be the star of any Easter basket. The post PETA Vegan Dark Chocolate Bunny appeared first on PETA.
Behold the Heavens To Bacon Bar, which is crafted of crispy bacon-almond praline, potato chips, smoked sea salt caramel, puffed rice and 66% dark chocolate. [ more › ]
We already known that coffee and chocolate and delicious and beer and chocolate are a match made in food heaven so you know that when you combine all three flavors, it is going to be something spectacular.
Chocolate and beer are a natural pairing, especially dark beers. The toasted coffee and chocolate notes highlight those same flavor components in the chocolate itself. In other words, you do not really taste the beer but rather the chocolate tastes more chocolaty.
We all know that dark chocolate is good for us—hooray for heart-healthy antioxidants. But it also contains something else that can help to control your appetite, promote digestive health, and protect against diabetes. The post Dark Chocolate Contains a Shocking Amount Of… appeared first on SELF.