We think we can all agree that this has been the ideal week for dreaming of escaping whatever specific world in which you live … for a variety of reasons. First, we had 2-for-1 tickets to Greece and now comes news that iconic chocolate brand Hershey’s is opening a spa next month. Though we were […]
Today is World Chocolate Day, and while there’s no excuse like the holiday to grab a chocolate bar on your lunch break, we have some guilt-free ways to incorporate the delicious treat into your regular routine.
Your fridge is stocked with super foods, your bone broth is simmering on the stove, and you read all the latest health tips from Charlotte’s Book—all with the quest for a healthier you, and younger looking skin. While we appreciate your loyalty, and your body thanks you, this whole time you could have just eaten a chocolate bar.
The charity Cookies for Kids’ Cancer proves that cookies can indeed be a force for good. On Saturday, Dec. 5, the nonprofit will rally several talented pastry chefs for its “Be a Good Cookie Family Fun Day,” co-hosted by Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi. All proceeds from the event will go to support children’s cancer research. Below, participating baker Samantha Eichenberg of The Dessertist shares the recipe for her over-the-top “munchies” cookies, which are perfect for a late night nosh.
The best runway at Paris Fashion Week was a cheese-themed show, which featured models in fancy dresses carrying wheels of Roquefort, plates of Parmesan, and chunks of brie. The Salon du Chocolat is France’s annual exposition where chocolatiers come together to display their skills with white, light, dark, and every variety of the sweet confection in elaborate presentations, from a giant polar bear to a recreation of the Eiffel Tower. To kick things off, the best in the business molded sweet stuff into couture dresses. "The dress is all in chocolate, it is a true sweet,“ French chocolatier Jeffrey Cagnes said.
A best seller in our shop every fall, reduced cider gives these chewy caramels plenty of apple flavor. They’re such a delicious and different take on soft caramel that you may just find yourself making them all year round.
In addition to the requisite joints hawking records and instruments, the city is home to amazing artisanal food purveyors, cutting-edge fashion designers, groundbreaking graphic artists, and other retailers offering one-of-a-kind wares. After 42 years on touristy Lower Broadway, Gregory Gruhn moved his legendary vintage store, Gruhn Guitars, to 8th Avenue South last year.
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread February 23rd is National Banana Bread Day! Making banana bread is always a good way to use up very ripe bananas, and this recipe is so simple and delicious, it’s sure to become your go-to. More from Everyday Food: Pucker Up with These Delicious Valentine’s Day Cocktails 53 of Our Sweetest Valeventines Day Dessert Recipes 42 Slow-Cooker Recipes Worth the Wait 36 Dinners You Can Make in Just 15 Minutes!
It’s Baking Wednesday, which means you still have two days to find a date before the Feast of Saint Valentine. This recipe from the Mast Brothers is your delicious saving grace. What better way to bribe someone into spending time with you on February 14 than a rich, creamy chocolate tart? Or, if your date blows you off, you still have this tart working double-duty just for you: chocolate in the crust, chocolate in the filling, and a scattered of candied maple almonds lovingly strewn on top.
Oh, Cupid — always sticking sharp objects where they don’t belong. But if reckless stick-play has led us to cupcake pops and corn dogs, it can’t be all bad, right? Snack food takes on a celebratory edge when served on a stick, and Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to take aim. Just don’t go pointing skewers at your sweetheart.
Ann Mah It’s easy to put the chocolate in the cookie. But what about adding it three times? Featuring chocolate in nearly every conceivable form—melted, chopped, and drizzled—these rich cookies are like the triathlon of cocoa. Developed by Brooklyn’s Mast Brothers, the recipe starts with more than a pound of bittersweet chocolate.
Photo credit: Getty Before 1983, the sight of Nutella smeared on a crepe or slice of white bread usually meant you were in Europe. That was the year that Italian producer Ferrero Rocher began exporting the chocolate-hazelnut spread to the United States. But it wouldn’t truly catch on stateside until more than two decades later. In the last five years alone, U.S. sales of Nutella have tripled to more than $240 million. But the success of Nutella has lured other chocolate-hazelnut spreads to the U.S. market. Hershey released its own version just this past week, Jif debuted one in 2012, and organic versions abound, including spreads by Barefoot & Chocolate and Justin’s (technically a nut butter).