About Marv Parker

TV/Video Producer and Host, chocolate enthusiast, truffle maker, wine pairing consultant, food photographer and corn bread maker.
Marv Parker has written 93 articles so far, you can find them below.

Candy Games
June 11, 2011 0
Written by Marv Parker

Toblerone: Frequently a Flier’s Treat

One of the perks of flying with Lufthansa is the free Toblerone bars they hand out. And – you can ask for seconds! Here’s some helpful information about these popular European bars.

June 10, 2011 0
Written by Marv Parker

Retro Candy: Sky Bar

A favorite bar from my youth (a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away) is available again! I found this video to be quite informative.

June 10, 2011 0
Written by Marv Parker

Warheads: A Sour Blast!

Described as the manliest candy treat available. This video explains why.

June 10, 2011 0
Weiner apology, Twitter this, Weiner jokes, New York weiners
Written by Marv Parker

Weiner Candy Out Yet?

I figured it would be just a matter of time till some candy maker jumped on the Weiner bandwagon, so to speak. So far I have found this: See more and order a few bottles (great conversation starters these days) at: http://www.easleys.com/teensyweensyweinercandypills.aspx

June 10, 2011 0
Father's Day gifts, Aerated, French Candy, Teenage Candy Favorites, Hershey's
Written by Marv Parker

Air-filled Chocolates the New Taste Treat?

Here’s an interesting development in the candy world: aerated chocolates. Now, I remember eating candy bars in France many years ago that had an unaccustomed texture tho I liked it. Well, now I know what it was, and so does Hershey’s. Here’s what their official release says: “Hershey’s has recently debuted a new riff on [...]

June 9, 2011 0
Written by Marv Parker

A Favorite Dessert Recipe

Chocolate Truffle Dessert Ingredients: 6 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped, or 6 ounces semisweet chocolate pieces 1 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup Irish cream liqueur, Kahlua, Amaretto, or milk 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten 2 tablespoons sugar Melted white and/or dark chocolate (optional) White chocolate shavings (optional) Steps: 1. Chill a small mixing bowl [...]

June 4, 2011 0
Controversial Bar
Written by Marv Parker

Cadbury Creates Controversial Chocolate

Cadbury released a new bar with a campaign nod to model Naomi Campbell… however she was not amused and in fact, reacted insulted, calling the ad racist. According to the story in Huffington Post: The advertisement read, “Move over Naomi, there’s a new diva in town,” with an image of the candy posed on a [...]

June 4, 2011 0
Guittard milk
Written by Marv Parker

My Tip For Melting Chocolate

Breaking up bulk chocolate can be a pain and time consuming, even with a good tool (see photo below). A better way to deal with chocolate that needs to be melted is to get it in pastilles form – small, thin “buttons” of chocolate, milk or dark, which melt quickly and evenly, regardless of your [...]

June 3, 2011 0
Fudge can be dark chocolate too!
Written by Marv Parker

More Good News for Chocolate Lovers!

Read this, then run out and buy some of your favorite dark chocolate. Trader Joe’s is always a good option tho they keep raising their prices!! http://www.naturalnews.com/031788_chocolate_heart_health.html

June 2, 2011 0
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