New Years is a time for almonds! And why?Read More
The Almost-Astonishing Story of Chocolate Covered Peppermint Candy
From Ice Cream Cones to a Retro Candy Favorite As you may remember, in my previous blog “The Almost-Astonishing Story of Chocolate Covered Peppermint Candy” I revealed the ascent of the peppermint pattie from Henry C. Kessler’s first ever smooth-and-creamy filled York Peppermint Pattie to the Welsh-Brothers’ Junior Miss nine years later.Read More
The Chocolate Covered: Peace-Maker and Friend to All
I have found the answer as to why chocolate is so loved. It comes down to this: its versatility.Read More
The Almost-Astonishing Story of Chocolate Covered Peppermint Candy: From Ice Cream Cones to a Retro Candy Favorite
I’ve been thinking about peppermint patties these days, although I’m not sure why. Maybe because peppermint and chocolate, individually or combined, is big on Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day…face it, there’s always a holiday nearby where candy is concerned and chocolate covered peppermints are standard fare.Read More
Chocolate Candy: An Aphrodisiac – Is It or Isn’t It?
Is chocolate an aphrodisiac? The answer is yes.Read More
Ancient Confections: The Secret to Harmony? Who Says?
Who knew that two ancient confectionery ingredients could provide evidence that 1. two starkly different cultures could come together in a perfect union; 2.Read More
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