Via my friend Knile, a new exhibit about chocolate is opening at Drexel University, to run from October 11 to January 24th, 2015. If you go opening weekend, there will be chocolate foods and crafts available! I have no idea what a chocolate craft is…
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 my friend Neil, here’s an AP article about how chocolate’s doing in our current economy. Pretty well, it seems.
3D printing has been making the news for some time now. It was recently announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that you can print your own 3D candy at home! Provided you’ve got 10 grand to spare… The candies are gorgeous, though I am dubious about how tasty they are. Check out the slideshows at […]
Hopefully all your Halloween candies have been eaten by now – but you may have some Christmas candies lying around, or maybe you’re getting a head start on Valentine’s Day sweets? Neil sent me this link about suggested beer and candy pairings, in case you’re looking for a grown-up way to indulge.
Via Neil, here’s a fun piece about a piece of art made entirely of Goldenberg Peanut Chews. The artwork is 2 feet by 4 feet and weighs 26 pounds. I wonder how they keep it from going bad while it’s on display. It reminds me of Jelly Belly art. I took the below photo at the Jelly […]
Via Neil, Metafilter has compiled an impressive list of recipes for homemade candies. Winter is a great time to fire up the stove/oven!
Note from Rosa: Here’s another guest post from expat friend Neil. He wrote this in May 2013 but only just now found the photos. I try not to subject you to reviews of candy I’ve let expire, but I’m making an exception for this. January 2013 wasn’t that long ago, right…? This came from a […]
Via Neil, here’s a tricky puzzler with a chocolate bar theme. From Cheezburger.com: If you’re curious how this works, the solution can be found here.
Here’s another guest post from ex-pat friend Neil! ~Rosa Late on a Friday night at a German supermarket, I discovered a new Ritter Sport flavor I hadn’t even seen advertised yet: the Ritter Sport à la Crema Catalana. I spied something like a crème brûlée on the package and my heart skipped a beat. I bought […]