The NY Times just ran an article called “Why Chocolate is Good for Us”. It describes a study finding that mice fed unsweetened cocoa extract didn’t gain weight when put on a high fat diet. Sounds like a neat study! But a bit far-fetched to then say chocolate, with all its added fat and…
Via AdFreak, a silly commercial about what happens when Klondike ice cream meets a candy bar. I thought it would result in the poor quality Klondike mockolates that I’ve previously reviewed, but instead, it’s a frozen ice cream chocolate bar. That seems much more appetizing!
I hope you all had a lovely Easter with a fruitful post-Easter candy sale haul! If you stocked up on Peeps, you can get a head start on next year’s Washington Post Peeps diorama contest. This year’s winners are up online. A black-and-white rendition of MLK’s “I have a dream” speech took the top prize….
On Monday, I reviewed the mango, grapefruit, and lychee FruTips that I bought in China. Today, I’ll review their regular flavor assortment. The regular FruTips were the same size and texture as their specialized flavor counterparts, and they also contained lychee flavored jellies (white). You can refer to Monday’s review for my notes on texture…
Via my friend Neil, a new study shows that low blood sugar may prompt more aggression towards your significant other. Researchers suggest eating a candy bar before touchy conversations to keep things on a more even keel.
Via David Lebovitz on Facebook, Vanity Fair France has collated the most beautiful edible Easter eggs in France. They’re absolutely stunning and almost a shame to eat.
As previously mentioned, I’m way overdue for a review of Nestle FruTips from China. When I was in Shanghai this March, I bought of couple of fresh tubes to cover today and Friday. I’ll start with the Mango, Grapefruit, and Lychee tube. The FruTips were thumbnail-sized flat disks that were covered in gritty sugar sand….
This box of Everyburger was an impulse buy at my local Asian grocery store. I couldn’t read a word on the package besides “Everyburger”, but the box was shelved with other chocolate+cookie treats, so I assumed that these were some sort of chocolates+cookies shaped to look like hamburgers. Fortunately, my assumption was correct, and I…
Have you loaded up on Easter candy yet? Here’s a fun recipe to turn Cadbury Creme Eggs into a sugar-bomb of a twist on scotch eggs, via Cakespy/Serious Eats. Because what Cadbury Creme Eggs really need is MOAR SUGAR! in the form of chocolate and cookie crumbs.
Via my friend Neil, here’s an AP article about how chocolate’s doing in our current economy. Pretty well, it seems.