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All Hail Halloween, the Greatest Day of the Year for Sweets!

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Valentine’s Day may make a claim on chocolate. The Easter Bunny may have cornered the market on Peeps. And Christmas may bring with it “visions of sugarplums” and other sweets aplenty, but no other holiday can compare to one when it comes to the candy connection. Yes, we’re talking about Halloween — every candy craver’s favorite day of the year. ... Read More »

Five Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

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Chocolate is one of the world’s favorite foods. From the buttery lightness of white chocolate to dark chocolate’s rich, sophisticated profile, there are endless ways to indulge. And while the delicious taste is cause enough to pick up a blissful bar of chocolate today, it’s far from alone. Let’s count down a few other reasons why you need more of ... Read More »

It’s Almost American Chocolate Week! How Will You Celebrate?

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Just how delicious is chocolate? While most other foods get a single day designated in their honor, chocolate gets an entire week! In honor of this outstanding occasion, let’s count down a few of our favorite chocolate facts before exploring some easy ways to get in on the chocolate fun during American Chocolate Week. Three Fiction-Worthy Chocolate Facts The distinctive ... Read More »

Americans and Chocolate: Savoring the Flavor

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Americans eat just under 20 percent of the world’s entire chocolate by value, according to a recent report from CNBC. Just how smitten are Americans with all forms of this rich and creamy confection? Let’s take a closer look at America’s long-time love affair with chocolate, along with where to find some of the country’s very best chocolate delights. An ... Read More »

Everyone Loves Chocolate

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When February 14th draws near, it’s only a matter of time before red, heart-shaped chocolate boxes begin appearing in grocery stores and pharmacies. But how many people really know why this time of year means stocking up on sweets to share with your loved ones? Let’s take a closer look at the history of the holiday, along with some gourmet ... Read More »

Amazing Dessert Alert: Chocolate Babka Pie!

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Yes, you read right. We have chocolate babka pie right now from none other than Manhattan’s legendary Breads Bakery, which was awarded “Best Bakery in New York” by the Village Voice this year. And we can assure you, you’ve never tasted anything like it. A pie version of the babka New York Magazine deemed the “Best of New York,” this ... Read More »

Gift Baskets Worth Giving: Introducing Manhattan Fruitier

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Funny thing about gift baskets: they tend to be so full of promise–delicious fruits! Artisan foods! Pretty, reusable packaging! Unfortunately, they rarely deliver. Not true for our new partner, Manhattan Fruiter. They saw that unmet potential and did the only sane thing: created a gift-basket company offering gorgeous, artistic, edible arrangements that taste as good as they look. Take the ... Read More »

Halloween Isn’t Just For Kids!

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While trick or treating may be reserved for the under-18 set, there’s no reason adults can’t enjoy their own sweet treats this Halloween. The best part? Instead of sneaking candy bars out of your child’s stash, you can indulge in your own sophisticated seasonal celebration, thanks to today’s high-quality confections and gourmet gifts. Step Away From the Jack-O-Lantern Bucket When ... Read More »

Introducing Baconery–The Bacon Lover’s Bakery (Plus Free Shipping for Dad’s Day)

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There are few foods that smell and taste as good as bacon. Except, perhaps, those that marry bacon with sweetness. Our newest partner, Baconery, gets that. By combining two of the most powerful taste bud teasers—bacon and sweets—Baconery, located in New York City’s Harlem, celebrates the unparalleled palate-pleasing pinnacle that happens when salt meets sugar. Made from the finest ingredients by ... Read More »