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 […]

To search the science behind sweets

“Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can’t remember what they are.”–Matt Lauer I have a hard time trusting people who don’t like chocolate. It’s the ultimate indulgence and always delivers the pick-me-up I’m looking for. So why […]