Itsy Bitsy History of Candy Corn and other Halloween News

By Sunday, October 28, 2012 Permalink 0

by Jonell Galloway

Don’t miss Gourmet Live’s history of how candy corn was invented in a time when corn was seen as low-brow, and how it later came to be associated with autumn.

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For lots of fun and novel uses for candy corn (and for a few good laughs), you might want to read this article on Jezebel.

Laughing Squid has produced an series of sculptures made from candy corn.

Craftberry Bush shows a step-by-step photographic explanation of how to make candy corn party favors. These are some of the most original Halloween treats I’ve seen.

 

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Chocolate News: iPhone application, 6-ton chocolate bar, chocolate as medicine, chocolate myths debunked

By Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Permalink 0

by Jonell Galloway

At the New York Botanical Garden, the Medicine Hunter takes a close look at the tree that can help boost your mood, heart health and brain power in the video Chocolate as Medicine.

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Chocolate News: eat as much chocolate as you can now, it’s disappearing, chocolate art, etc.

By Friday, October 14, 2011 Permalink 0

by Jonell Galloway

Better eat all the chocolate you can now. Seems global warming is going to hit West Africa, and it will affect chocolate production. Chocolate will only be for the rich in the not-so-far-off future.

Chocolate art in all its forms: photo exhibition of odd chocolate creations.

Chocolate is the star at Le Cordon Bleu Australia this month, and they will be exhibiting October 19 to 21, 2011, at the Paris Expo, held at the Porte de Versailles.

Roundup of chocolate events in Britain’s chocolate week.

Psychology Today says the feel-good chocolate effect only lasts 3 minutes.

Check out BBC Good Food’s wealth of chocolate recipes. There’s something to everyone’s taste, and recipes go from easy to difficult.

Just discovered: Death by Chocolate, by Alan Nolan, a comic writer.

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Chocolate News: It’s chocolate week, & here are some exciting chocolate adventures around the world

By Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Permalink 0

by Jonell Galloway

This is one of the best and most comprehensive lists I’ve seen about high-quality chocolate adventures around the world. I want to go them all!

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The evidence continues to build a factual basis that dark chocolate is actually good for you. See the related articles:

  • Chocolate – the miracle drug?
  • Chocolate Week Heaven
  • High Chocolate Consumption Linked To Lower Stroke Risk In Females

And in Peru, they’re still finding new varieties of chocolate. Exciting future for chocoholics! Click here to read.

 

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