Tag Archive: chocolate

Apr 07 2015

Duty-free is not always about booze

Sweden’s high taxes on alcohol mean we usually swing through the duty-free shops whenever we are passing through a “foreign” airport. This is especially true when we’re in the UK since I’m always interested in trying a new gin and the Swede is a fan of single-malt whisky. But sometimes chocolate wins the day. Because …

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Mar 07 2015

Stop it Marabou. Just STOP it.

I love the combination of sweet and salty. I’m also not supposed to be eating carbs.   A photo posted by Shazzer (@shazzersnaps) on Mar 11, 2015 at 11:19am PDT

Nov 01 2012

These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies look too good to be real


via browneyedbaker.com I think I’m going to have to make these soon.

Oct 15 2012

Study links chocolate consumption to Nobel prize winners


via jezebel.com As Jezebel Notes: Chocolate Is Clearly the Preferred Treat of Geniuses the World Over. Their blog post is about a “study” which appeared ion the New England Journal of medicine that suggested a correlation between per capita chocolate consumption and the number of Nobel Prizes a country had won. According to Jezebel’s Doug …

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Apr 07 2012

Frozen Easter Weekend


When I was a kid, the Easter Bunny always left a large, high-quality solid milk chocolate rabbit in our Easter baskets. In fact, now that I think about it, I’m pretty sure I can blame my lifelong obsession with chocolate squarely on this particular family tradition. As the chocolate bunny was by far my favorite …

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Feb 05 2011

How are you celebrating World Nutella Day?

With a lawsuit perhaps? Too late!  A California woman — who is evidently incapable of reading the list of ingredients on the back of the jar — beat you to it! She’s suing the makers of Nutella for false advertising after being “shocked to find out it wasn’t a healthy, nutritious food.” Evidently there’s a …

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Jan 30 2011

Cupid arrives early!

Reese's Peanut Butter Hearts

Look what he delivered from the US this week! Along with a much-needed pair of kitchen scissors. (An odd combo, I know…but it totally works in this case. I’ve never had a Reese’s Heart before, but I’m expecting them to rival the other holiday versions of Reese’s (Eggs, Pumpkins and Trees), which I actually prefer …

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