Posts Tagged 'chocolate'

Foodie Friday: Gimme Some More! It’s National S’Mores Day

It’s National S’Mores Day! Whether you enjoy the classic campfire-side preparation or get creative with a tasty recipe variation, there’s a gooey-sweet snack inspiration for every foodie to enjoy. Today, we’ll look closer at s’mores and their strange-but-true product spin-offs.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - February 5, 2016: View of Morro Dois Irmaos (Two Brothers Mountain) and Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Brazil is a vibrant, colorful melting pot of cultural influences, so what better backdrop for the celebration of international pride that is the 2016 Summer Olympics? Their South American cuisine incorporates world-wide treasures from European countries like Portugal, Italy, Spain, and Germany to African and Middle-Eastern techniques and flavor profiles. Today, we take a look at some of the delicious foods Brazil is known for—and give you some tasty ideas for your own Rio-ready Olympics viewing party!

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Foodie Friday: The Tasty Info Behind Classic Valentine’s Day Treats

 

Valentines Day Chocolates

It’s Valentine time! For many of you, this means making a mad rush to a crowded restaurant for a dinner date, sending red roses and a card, or just enjoying an excuse to eat a lot of candy (okay, that last one may be true for ALL of us). Today, we take a deep dive into the candy dish and explore some little-known facts, trivia, and history behind some of our favorite Valentine’s Day sweets.

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Foodie Friday: The Most Important–4 Reasons to Love Breakfast Anytime

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Michael:  “What have we always said is the most important thing?”
George Michael:  “Breakfast.”
Michael:  “Family.”
George Michael:  “Oh right. Family. I thought you meant of the things you eat.”

— the Bluths, Arrested Development

Happy Foodie Friday! In light of the icy winter storms that have overtaken much of the US this past week, we’re grabbing our emergency milk and bread and celebrating the joy of brinner—also known as breakfast for dinner. Here are four reasons we think the most important meal of the day is the perfect choice anytime of day(more…)

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Flashback Foodie Friday: Just a Bite! The Edible Coffee Cup

three edible coffee cupsHappy Foodie Friday! Today, we’re sharing a Flashback Foodie Friday and giving you an “amuse bouche” in the form of just something a little weird. It’s always great to be reminded what an awesome world we live in—and the fun, creative culinarians out there whose inspirations we enjoy!

Do you remember how at the end of his big solo number, Willy Wonka sat down and took a bite out of a candy teacup? It turns out society has finally caught up with the Candy Man’s dishware and introduced the edible coffee cup. Read the all about it here!

 

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