Tag: chocolate

Hot Cocoa Day – December 13

It’s that time of the year — Hot Cocoa time. Who doesn’t like hot cocoa? That’s what I thought, nobody. The KRUPS people sent me some ideas for hot cocoa and they were so enticing, I thought I would share. You can use your favorite hot cocoa recipe. Most boxes of cocoa powder have recipes […]

A Craving Worth Giving In To

Saturday evening, after a day of running errands and a late lunch/early dinner at our favorite Chinese buffet, Todd and I were both craving something sweet. I had been thinkjng about a batch of chocolate chip cookies, but really didn’t have the energy ever for that, when Todd mentioned, “Cake would be real good right […]

A Taste of Chocolate – Fundraising Success

A Taste of Chocolate – Rotary Fundraising Event Today along with some other Tucson food writers – Edie Jarolim, Rita Connelly, and Mary Paganelli as well as KOLD-TV reporter Mark Stine, I was honored to be chosen as a “celebrity” judge at the Rincon Rotary event – A Taste of Chocolate – at the Doubletree […]

Live Chat – Scharffen Berger Chocolate Desserts

Attention savvy chocolate lovers. You know who you are. Join Elizabeth Falkner, owner and executive chef at San Francisco’s Orson Restaurant and Citizen Cake Bakery, and competitor on the current season of Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef for a live chat on how to make a better chocolate dessert. When: Wednesday, November 16 at […]

Give Me 3 CCs–Stat!

Unlike a goodly portion of human adults, I don’t rely on a cup of coffee or three to start my day (part of it is that whole no-caffeine thing, of course). Sure, I indulge in the occasional Venti Decaf Soy Caramel Macchiatto when I manage to leave the house a little early but, for the […]

The Melting Pot Experience… at Home

I love going to the Melting Pot because it is such a fun time, but I usually never go because of the price. The food is pretty good, but my favorite part is the dessert. I do like all their cheese fondue choices along with meat and veggies, but I am not willing to pay […]

On Sale: Godiva Chocolates, Life is Sweet

Image via Wikipedia Annual sale: Godiva Chocolates Chocolate! There are sales and then there are sales. My favorite sale is when something I truly could not afford or a what I deem as a luxury goes on sale…in this case, Godiva chocolate. Recently, my greyhound died. She was 12 years 9 months and lived with […]

Tucson restaurant news: chocolate, dog friendly dining, summer deals

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news World of Chocolate At Hacienda Del Sol, Pastry Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph presents an evening of delectable chocolates paired with wines and cocktails from Sommeliers Andrew Record and Jon Herrera for $25.00 per person. The dessert tasting will be split up into three sections: milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white […]