Tag Archive: chocolate

Nov 01 2012

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

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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

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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

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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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Nov 26 2009

Happy Harsh Thanksgiving

I've been an ex-pat for over 7 years now and for the most part, I feel like I have the whole homesickness thing under control. But there are two times per year when I can count on feeling a little lonely for the US of A. The first is the 4th of July, a uniquely …

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Mar 26 2009

Rube Goldberg would be so proud!

As a big fan of both Purdue University‘s Annual Rube Goldberg Contest and Cadbury Creme Eggs, I thought this was especially amusing. Original Entry

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