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Free Shipping on Hedonist Chocolates

October 6th, 2009 by Rosa

Back in April, I wrote a rave review about Hedonist Artisan Chocolates in Rochester. If I did my job right, it made you want to try them out. Well, here’s something that may help – until the end of the month, the coupon code FRSAU09 will getcha free shipping on online orders over $30. Their […]

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Hedonist Artisan Chocolates

April 1st, 2009 by Rosa

I was in Rochester, NY last week and came across a delightful little chocolate shop called Hedonist Artisan Chocolates. While there I struck up a nice conversation with one their chocolate makers (perhaps the proprietor?) and partook of their generous free samples of just-made rolled champagne truffles and some bits of chocolate bark. The great […]

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Category: chocolate, Hedonist Artisan Chocolates, peanut butter, review, ZOMG! | 5 Comments »

Spicy hot chocolate recipe

February 20th, 2014 by Rosa

I spent a good chunk of last week snowed in with cabin fever. It was a perfect time for hot chocolate! Here’s a recipe to spice up your hot chocolate for those last few winter days. It’s reminiscent of Hedonist’s cinnamon chipotle drinking chocolate.

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Skinny Cow Divine Filled Chocolates – Caramel

June 21st, 2013 by Rosa

I’ve never been a big fan of candy companies that refer to candy as a guilty pleasure. Why can’t it just be a pleasure, without all these extra hangups? As long as you’re not eating as much candy as I do, you’re probably fine. Skinny Cow, with its ridiculous svelte cow logo, clearly markets itself […]

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Category: caramel, chocolate, Nestle, O, review | No Comments »

Dark Chocolate Camembert Truffles

February 28th, 2013 by Rosa

Hedonist Artisan Chocolates made a goat cheese collection that I really enjoyed. The tangy creaminess of goat cheese worked really well mixed with chocolate in truffles. The funky stank of camembert, on the other hand, does not sound like a natural fit for pairing with chocolate. But The Creative Pot thought they’d be a good […]

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How to Make Goat Cheese Truffles

June 7th, 2011 by Rosa

Remember the Hedonist Goat Cheese Truffles that I reviewed last September? Now you can try to make them yourself with this recipe from Chow.com. There’s also an accompanying video.

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Chocolate for the New Year

January 13th, 2011 by Rosa

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I don’t bother because I’m already perfect… That’s a total lie. I don’t bother because I’m lazy. Whatever your stance on New Year’s Resolution, Serious Eats has a nice round-up of appropriate chocolates for the determined/delusional and for the lazy/indulgent. Dagoba’s Superfruit bar is on the resolution makers’ list. […]

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Meiji Meltykiss – Coffee and Black Sesame

November 5th, 2010 by Rosa

These Meiji Meltykiss were picked up on my trip to China. They came in lots of different flavors, but I only picked up two varieties because they were pretty expensive for China (~$5-6 box). I went with coffee and black sesame because they sounded the most delicious and intriguing. The Meltykisses came in impressive packaging. […]

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Category: Asian (China, Japan, and Korea), chocolate, coffee, OM, OMG, review | 2 Comments »

Haggis Chocolate – Just a Deceptive Headline

April 27th, 2010 by Rosa

Via the Facebook page of Hedonist Artisan Chocolates comes a story of a Scottish chocolatier who is making haggis chocolates. Alas, the gross-out isn’t as gross as story’s headline would lead you to believe: “Ellingham does not use actual haggis in the chocolate truffles, but instead blends spices including nutmeg, mace and black pepper, as […]

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Chocri Creations – Part I

December 7th, 2009 by Rosa

Ever buy a chocolate bar and think, “This would be so much better with X instead of Y”, or “if only they added Z to this bar”? Well, soon you’ll be able to, once Chocri launches their US website (it’s currently still in preview mode). From their blog: “chocri is a German startup, founded a […]

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Category: chocolate, nuts, review | 2 Comments »