| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Susan Benjamin is the owner of Cool Confectionaries, a candy shop in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. She makes confections and sells historical candies.
Recently, she wrote an article about aphrodisiacs. But not the stereotypical aphrodisiac — a food or...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Every February 14 people throughout the world, pause to exchange gifts, chocolates and romantic greetings for a day set aside for lovers.
Yes, while many of us never know why such customs are upheld, much of the history of Valentine's Day, and even St....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:41 AM
There are many different food trends that come and go throughout the years. Whether linked to recent medical research or brought on by experimentation, different foods or ingredients can quickly become the must-have items for foodies.
Every year seems...
| Feb 10, 2013
SANTA FE, N.M. — It's fair to call me a chocoholic, but it wasn't until a trip to Santa Fe that I realized I'd never had the good stuff.
What was supposed to be a casual late-December exploration of this New Mexican cultural hub wound up...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:10 PM
SOUTH BEND -- South Bend chocolate or Alabama ribs?
After some friendly small talk on the phone Wednesday afternoon, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg bet the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Ala., a box of chocolates from South Bend Chocolate Co. that Notre Dame will...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:09 AM
How do retailers keep shoppers enthusiastic now that Black Friday is over?
Banana Republic is giving away Ghirardelli chocolates and six Fiat 500s in the first 12 days of December. On Dec. 12, customers can either get 40 percent off their purchase or a...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:36 AM
As the patient and sympathetic host of shows like "Food 911" and "How to Boil Water," Tyler Florence has been a welcome presence on the Food Network for 16 years. But some fans have trouble pinning him down, Florence said. They'll say, "What do you do?...
| Dec 22, 2011
Q: Is it true that chocolate is really bad for dogs? My dog got into some chocolate cookies several years ago but didn't seem to suffer any ill effects. Is this chocolate thing a myth? -- G.D., Miami, FL
A: Chocolate is indeed toxic to both dogs and...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Snickers maker will eliminate king-size chocolate bars by next year....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Husband-and-wife chocolatier duo Hasty Torres of Madame Chocolat in Beverly Hills and Jacques Torres of Jacques Torres Chocolate in New York have popped up at the Grove at the Original Farmers Market on 3rd Street and Americana at Brand in Glendale....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
There’s always that person you would like to get a little something for. It can be hard to find just the right thing without it …...