Tag: Love Chocolate

7 Healthy Reasons to Take a Chocolate Bath & Recipes, Too!

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!

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International Tour of Decadent Chocolate Festivals

Written by : Posted on May 14, 2016 : 1 Comment

Let’s Begin Our Tour of International Chocolate Festivals!

America loves chocolate. In fact, we love it so much that as a country, we gobble up about ½ of the world’s total production of the sweet stuff each year! White, milk and dark, all presented in ways and pairings to excite even the most jaded taste buds, you can find them at chocolate festivals around the globe. Get your passport ready, because after you read about the five most decadent international chocolate festivals, you’ll be calling your travel agent and making vacation plans!

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Hot Chocolate Inspired by Dark Chocolate, Cardamom and Orange

Written by : Posted on March 4, 2016 : No Comments

Last weekend I visited Alderbrook Resort and Spa which is situated right on the water near the south end of Hood Canal in Washington State. If you have never been to Western Washington State, we have an abundance of  beautiful green trees, waterways that are fun to explore by ferry, sailboat, motor boat, canoe and kayak and don’t forget the mountains that when they appear out of the clouds are simply gorgeous.

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#HotChocolateFest 2016 Vancouver BC

Last weekend we visited Vancouver BC for the last of their 4 week chocolate festival. It was a dark and rainy weekend which made for great weather to drink chocolate! This is the third year we’ve enjoyed this event and it’s clearly our favorite.

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Caldo Chocolate Drinking Chocolate Kit

Caldo Chocolate Drinking Chocolate Kit 3Caldo Chocolate is proud to announce the grand opening of our online store. The first item is our complete Drinking Chocolate Kit!

We have assembled the essentials and are offering a complete starter set for hot chocolate lovers to enjoy the world of premium drinking chocolate. Sit back and relax with a luxurious premium mug of the purest expression of our featured drinking chocolate, Taza Chocolate Mexicano Cacao Puro, made from only two ingredients; single origin Dominican cacao and organic cane sugar.

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Aloha and Mahalo from Kauai! Part 2

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It was a great experience to visit the island of Kauai, where the trees and plants grow lush and plentiful. The label as the Garden Island is fitting. As we talked about in last week’s blog post, cacao is a product gaining popularity on the Hawaiian Islands with many small growers trying their skills in this industry.

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Chocolatier Profile: Dandelion Chocolate from San Francisco

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S'mores with drinking chocolate (accompanied by shortbread cookie and marshmellos) at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, CA.

S’mores with drinking chocolate (accompanied by shortbread cookie and marshmellos) at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, CA.

On this site, we love highlighting the talent of artisan chocolatiers around North America. Bean to bar chocolate makers are becoming more and more popular, providing even more options to you, a discerning consumer. Dandelion Chocolate is no exception.

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Autumn Drinking Chocolate Pairings

Written by : Posted on October 24, 2015 : No Comments

01076b4bae393a55fae13034a0e358c14c479b1ad5Enjoying food and drink is an experience. It incorporates each and every one of your senses. From the ingredients you choose, to the presentation, and the pairings, every element comes together to enhance the culinary experience. The same goes for the indulgent enjoyment of drinking chocolate. The quality of the chocolate you have chosen, to your choice in dairy, and spices each and every mug of drinking chocolate offers a world of variety and individuality. Choosing to pair a drinking chocolate alongside a tasty treat allows for an even more unique experience! We love using seasonal flavors and ingredients to inspire our drinking chocolate pairings. Here are a few of our favorite recipes this fall!

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