Find me some fudge!

Mackinac Island, a quaint island part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Only accessible by boat, residents and visitors get around by biking, horse and carriage. No motorized vehicles can be found on the island, but what has a very prominent presence is the fudge. Practically every other storefront sells thick, sugary slices of the […]

Just add chocolate

If chocolate truly is one of your favorite foods, then surely it makes every other food better. There are some classic combinations like peanut butter that satisfy the sweet-salty lovers. Others are more obscure like orange peel, a fruity and rich partnership, but somehow have worked for generations. Below I have listed a variety of […]

Get away with chocolate

If you haven’t picked it up by now, chocolate can do much more than just tickle your tastebuds. Happiness by this sweet can come in many ways and people from all over the world have proven this. A true chocoholic looking for a relaxing getaway can now go to a spa for treatments involving their […]

Throw some chocolate in that

Who says that chocolate is only for consumption? Creativity flows like a chocolate fountain when you abandon traditional ideas and go cocoa-crazy. Here is a short list of the many things that allow chocoholics to take their favorite food beyond the tongue. Toothpaste For years fluoride has been the favorite in dental hygiene, but the danger […]

Celebrate chocolate

Chocolate is a unifying creation. What better thing to bring people together than a sweet that is rich in history and joy? Around the world, creations of cocoa are being shared and celebrated in annual festivals and competitions. Here are just a few to add to your bucket list. New York, United States Whether you’re a […]

If you find yourself in Minnesota

Personal Preferences For me chocolate has always been wonderful, but when I got a job at a chocolate shop, my appetite was heightened. At Red Wing Confectionery in Red Wing, Minnesota, the sweets are hand-dipped right in the back of the shop. The locally owned business sells more than just chocolate — coffee, ice cream, […]

Money that grows on trees

“The greatest tragedies were written by the Greeks and Shakespeare…neither knew chocolate.”  – Sandra Boynton If you ask me, chocolate would be a sweet payment for any job. Unfortunately, our society prefers paper money to change hands, but it hasn’t always been this way. Chocolate has had an impact on the history of many different cultures […]