I love the Oreo. My kids love the Oreo. Our Cookie Jar is filled with Oreos 365 days a year. My Dog is named Oreo. We have tried every form and flavor but now Nabisco may have topped it all. Rumors abound that the Triple Double will arrive at the local stores this summer. Three [...]Get the details.
Apology: I did this interview in November and just realized it did not post. My thanks to the guys at Chocomize for indulging my visit, answering my questions and showing me around their facility. I really like Chocomize! The idea of creating your own bar from premium ingredients is a dream come true. I had [...]Get the details.
Venezuelan Triple Chocolate Truffle Cake Nutella Milk Chocolate Cake People often ask me where is my favorite place to eat chocolate desserts or what is my favorite chocolate. These are impossible questions for me to answer, because I really don’t have a true favorite. I love all types of chocolate and am constantly amazed at [...]Get the details.
It is with great sadness that I must report my friend and great chocolatier J. Dorian has decided to close shop, effective immediately. Dorian, don’t stay retired to long…. Great Chocolate by J. Dorian Going, Going, Going, Now GONE! RIP!Get the details.
Easter already? My local grocery store, Tom Thumb (Safeway) has just put out some of my favorite once-a-year treats, including Nestle Crunch NestEggs and Cadbury mini Creme Eggs. This brings on the annual tug-a-war that I have with myself. I love Nestle Crunch bars and the consistency of a smaller thicker Nestegg version seems to [...]Get the details.
I am so excited to announce a new way to deliver info to my avid followers: video blogs. The EMC team has been working hard to put together video clips of our recent visit to the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. We also toured and interviewed several important chocolatiers and chocolate store owners while [...]Get the details.
I seem to be on a Donut run right now- where else should you go when fighting ice storms. I hit Jerry’s last week. This week, I am back at Krispy Kreme and….CHOCOLATE FILLING!? (OK, I guess my diet kept me away too long, because I understand this has been out for few weeks.) [...]Get the details.
Food Network TV shows will have lots of chocolate segments to enjoy Saturday, February 5th and Sunday, February 6th: 5 Ingredient Fix: Saturday, February 5th at 9:30am, “My Fave Classics” Chocolate Soufflé. Paula’s Best Dishes: Saturday, February 5th at 10am, “Always Room for Chocolate”Milk Chocolate and Almond Brickle, Chocolate Explosion Cheesecake and Chocolate Cream Puffs with [...]Get the details.
The DFW Metroplex is known for it’s donut (or doughnut) shops. Those that know have told me that in this region there are more donut shops per person than anywhere else on the planet. Almost every major strip center has a shop, with many intersections having 2 or 3. That must mean we know more [...]Get the details.
This is what Aspen is all about (for me). EVERYONE in Aspen knows and has experienced Paradise Bakery. Summer or Winter, this place churns out some of the best brownies and cookies and ice cream that can be found anywhere. This trip I only went once- we had so much chocolate from my Fancy Food [...]Get the details.