| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On any day along Merchants Square, it's not unusual to see happy people clutching small white paper bags. Inside these nondescript parcels are goodies from the Wythe Candy & Gourmet Shop.
It might be pieces of high-end Belgium chocolate, a handful of...
| Jun 13, 2011
MAYA GOLD CHOCOLATE TART (GREEN AND BLACK'S ORGANIC)
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
2 tbls. sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter (cut in pieces)
2-3 tbls. cold water
1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
3.5 ounce Maya Gold Chocolate bar (Green and Black's...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Those king-size Mars and Snickers bars in vending machines are about to shrink to a more princely size.
By the end of 2013, confectionery giant Mars Inc.will sell only chocolate bars that are 250 calories or less, according to NPR. A full king-size...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Have you ever stood near the checkout of a grocery store and stared at the rack of chocolate bars, debating whether anyone would judge you for buying the king-size?
You know the regular size is enough to satisfy your craving, but the bigger candy bar...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The end is nigh for the Snickers bar as we know it.
Mars is discontinuing its King Size Snickers bar, and even the traditional 2-ounce version of the chocolate bar is headed for the chopping block, as the venerable candy company pares down its products...
| Apr 19, 2007
THE AVERAGE American eats 12 pounds of chocolate a year. That's about a chocolate bar every other day. (I am above average, judging by the fact that I eat enough chocolate to deduct it as a line item on my tax return.)
To sum up so far: Americans eat...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 9:32 PM
A new shocker from science! Researchers investigated whether people who purchased two-pack king size chocolate bars (delightfully abbreviated to TPKSCBs in the foodnavigator.com article where we learned of it) actually intended to eat their treat over...
| Nov 2, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Trick or treating is for kids, but the candy sure can be tempting to grown-ups. Whether youâre inclined to raid your children's loot or help yourself to the leftovers that didnât get handed out at your house Saturday night, here......
| Apr 26, 2009
Will Be Free
A Memoir of a Political Childhood
Dial Press: 292 pp., $22
Let's start with the grapes. Sympathetic or not, most Californians who are old enough remember the 1973 United Farm Workers grape boycott....
| Nov 23, 2008
Whole Foods Market has long trumpeted its premium chocolate bars for being made the old-fashioned way, in Switzerland.
But two years ago it added another manufacturing claim to the product's labels—one that would appeal to millions of Americans who...
| Jul 15, 2008
| 6:13 PM
One bar at a time, American chocolate makers are producing excellent chocolate. Here are a few notable bars from small producers using great beans. At a time when the mass market is crowded with bars labeled "single origin" (which doesn't necessarily...
| Dec 5, 2007
The Times Tasting Panel met recently to evaluate chocolate -- with the aim of finding chocolate bars that would be great both for baking and eating. We picked up everything we could get our hands on (the one criterion was that the chocolate have 70% to...