Two Great Passions: Chocolate and Trains

Chocolate train

Read the story here: http://www.theworld.org/2012/11/a-train-made-entirely-of-chocolate/    

Cadbury Chocolate Harder to Melt

Cadbury bar

Found this story rather interesting. Won’t apply to us here in the USA (AZ could be a candidate tho) since it’s an Eastern Asia product,  but shows how candy science marches on! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/26/non-melting-chocolate_n_2192236.html      

No Goo-Goo Shortages!

No Goo-Goo shortage at my house!

Yes, I’m pleased to report that there will be no shortages of G00-Goo Clusters in the Parker housefold for the near future. A generous client found out that an acquaintance had an “in” with the Nashville candy manufacturer so she arranged for these samples to be sent to me. So, to her I say “thanks” [...]

“Hot Chocolate” has new meaning!

Photo: Joseph Erdos. This calls for a taste test… serve it with Mexican cocoa and macaroons for the total taste bonanza!   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/06/chocolate-covered-jalapenos_n_1324808.html

DIY Valentine’s Chocolates Video.

Photo: thewednesdaychef.com

Found this video which I think is very useful and easy to follow, even for those who have never tried melting chocolate before. With Valentine’s Day coming up faster than you might think, here’s a way to save some money… make those Valentine sweets for your sweetie yourself!! Guaranteed to impress. Watch the video here: [...]

A New Holiday Fudge

Gingerbread fudge is new to me but it sure sounds appealing. I found it on this site. Let me know how it turns out if you decide to make some yourself!  

Fun and Delicious Competition

One of the best dark chocolates.

This is the kind of contest I like and would like to judge (hint, hint) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/29/the-best-dark-chocolate_n_958823.html  

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Two Great Passions: Chocolate and Trains

Read the story here:

http://www.theworld.org/2012/11/a-train-made-entirely-of-chocolate/

 

 

Cadbury Chocolate Harder to Melt

Found this story rather interesting. Won’t apply to us here in the USA (AZ could be a candidate tho) since it’s an Eastern Asia product,  but shows how candy science marches on!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/26/non-melting-chocolate_n_2192236.html

 

 

 

No Goo-Goo shortage at my house!
Written by Marv Parker

No Goo-Goo Shortages!

Yes, I’m pleased to report that there will be no shortages of G00-Goo Clusters in the Parker housefold for the near future. A generous client found out that an acquaintance had an “in” with the Nashville candy manufacturer so she arranged for these samples to be sent to me. So, to her I say “thanks” [...]

March 7, 2012 0
Written by Marv Parker

“Hot Chocolate” has new meaning!

Photo: Joseph Erdos. This calls for a taste test… serve it with Mexican cocoa and macaroons for the total taste bonanza!   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/06/chocolate-covered-jalapenos_n_1324808.html

March 7, 2012 0
Photo: thewednesdaychef.com
Written by Marv Parker

DIY Valentine’s Chocolates Video.

Found this video which I think is very useful and easy to follow, even for those who have never tried melting chocolate before. With Valentine’s Day coming up faster than you might think, here’s a way to save some money… make those Valentine sweets for your sweetie yourself!! Guaranteed to impress. Watch the video here: [...]

January 26, 2012 0
Written by Marv Parker

A New Holiday Fudge

Gingerbread fudge is new to me but it sure sounds appealing. I found it on this site. Let me know how it turns out if you decide to make some yourself!  

December 6, 2011 0
One of the best dark chocolates.
Written by Marv Parker

Fun and Delicious Competition

This is the kind of contest I like and would like to judge (hint, hint) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/29/the-best-dark-chocolate_n_958823.html  

November 29, 2011 0
Penguin Poop Candy: One of a kind.
Written by Marv Parker

Academy of Sciences Offers New Candy Sensation!

  Well, of course, it’s a logical product for such a popular attraction at the A of S in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. It’s also one of those “see it to believe it” items. I’ve seen it, but haven’t tried it yet. If you visit the Park anytime soon, visit the gift shop and [...]

November 1, 2011 0
guittard dark, pastilles, tempering, melting chocolate,
Written by Marv Parker

Chocolate crisis looms

This is a scary story and it has nothing to do with Halloween: “The prophets of chocolate doom predict that the world’s supply of sustainable cocoa could run out by 2014 (Society’s Child, 2011). According to an article published on the internet, Angus Kennedy, the editor of Kennedy’s Confection and a leading British chocolatier, has [...]

November 1, 2011 0
Beer and chocolate marriage,
Written by Marv Parker

Boost your health with chocolate!

So says a new study just released. Read about it here: http://www.health24.com/dietnfood/DietDocs_articles/15-1871,67239.asp

November 1, 2011 0
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