Author: Angela Swanson
Hot Chocolate and a Movie
Now that Daylight Savings has kicked in, rendering us all sleepy before the 5 o’clock news even runs, we can indulge in a cozy tradition that truly is better when the sun goes down and the temperature plummets. Hot Chocolate and Movie Night!
We’re putting a delicious spin on the whole idea of Dinner and a Movie. Dessert and a Movie. More specifically, hot chocolate dessert and a movie. Yes, hot chocolate. It’s not just for mugs anymore. We’ve found some recipes that incorporate our favorite food in its powdered form, and when paired with movies that are either timeless or an instant classic, the result is nothing short of delicious!
So we all know we love chocolate. We love the way it smells, the way it tastes, the way it feels on our tongues and envelopes our minds in bliss. Our significant others are almost jealous of our relationship with the cute little cocoa bean in all its delicious incarnations. And now we can have one more thing for them to be jealous about. Let’s create our own chocolate spa stay-cation and indulge our entire bodies in it!
Halloween party chocolate treat ideas for adults or kids!
So now that most of us don’t have to worry about bathing suit shopping anytime soon, we can focus on other, more delicious things. Namely, Halloween candy. More specifically (and if you love chocolate as much as I do), chocolate Halloween candy. And what better way to welcome this holiday in all its tantalizing, terrifying glory, than to try out some scare-riffic Halloween chocolate recipes?
Cozy up to a cup of hot chocolate this Fall!
Ah, fall! Leaves are changing colors, football is in the air, and the pumpkin, in all it’s orange, round, splendor, everywhere. ’Tis the season for some seriously, sippable concoctions. We’ve discovered some unique and delicious fall hot chocolate recipes, perfect for getting cozy with a mug and drinking in the beauty of all things autumn.
Everyone loves eating chocolates. I mean who doesn’t? The sweet joy of taking a bite into one of your favorite chocolates is just awesome. But what if you could dip yourself in a chocolate pool. Would that be something you would consider doing? If you love chocolate, this is a dream come true. Above all that, a chocolate bath has many health benefits.
Chocolate baths aren’t new. They are a luxury taken by people around the globe. There are many spas where you can go and take a chocolate bath. They will melt chocolate, and apply it to your skin so that you can enjoy the benefits from it. We have found three great recipes so you can enjoy the benefits of a relaxing hot chocolate bath for a fraction of what a spa bath costs. This is a dream come true for chocolate lovers!
Summer and hot chocolate don’t really seem to match. Hot chocolate drinks are more synonymous with, maybe, the first snowfall! Winter lovers often swear by hot chocolate and come summer, they regret that they would need to wait for about five whole months before they can begin to enjoy a steaming mug of their favorite drink.
If you are a winter lover, and yet don’t mind sipping on a colder or a chilled version of hot chocolate, here are 10 perfect frozen hot chocolate recipes for you to enjoy during the summer days.
5 Simple Tips to Pairing Wine with Chocolate
Can chocolate and wine be paired? Wine and cheese pairings are common, but chocolate and wine, not so much! The truth is, chocolate and wine do make an excellent pair (chocolate and wine connoisseurs may even call it a match made in heaven) because of one BIG similarity between the two – chocolate, just like wine has a complexity of flavors and textures, with the potential for subtle changes with each new batch of chocolate. Interesting, right?
Visit these exquisite European chocolate shops on your next trip!
It is well worth the effort.
Europe is famous for many foods and beverages, and one of the most delectable of those is chocolate. The rich, often creamy, usually sweet food made from fermented, roasted and ground cacao beans is popular from the British Isles to Germany and everywhere in between. Switzerland and Belgium’s creations probably are the most famous, of course, but chocolate shops in several other European cities also are worth a visit. We have curated a list of seven unique shops you may want to visit next time you are in the area.