Wild Ophelia Hearts

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Wild Ophelia’s Valentine’s Day hearts are filled with gooey carmel chocolate bites. The Tart Cherry Caramle Milk Chocolate bites are addicting. The Montmorency tart cherries come from the King Orchards family farm in Central Lake, Michigan. The carmel they used is made in house. Milk chocolate encases the cherries and carmel. Yes, it is as good as it sounds. My favorite is the New England Style Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Bites. Coastal Maine sea salt is dried in the sun and then hand-smoked over hickory wood under precise temperatures. The salt balances out the homemade caramel that in encased in a chocolate shell. Yes, this too is as good as it sounds!

If you need a great Valentine’s Day gift, Wild Ophelia chocolate is exactly what you need!

Peeps Christmas Offerings

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Peeps marshmallow candies are sweetening the holiday season with their offerings this year. There are so many festive flavors and shapes this year! These work great as stocking stuffers, colorful additions to baked goods, and adorable accents to art projects.

First, there are the Peeps Chocolate Dipped Candy Cane Flavored Chicks. These are three delectable Candy Cane flavored marshmallow chicks dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with red speckles.

There is also the Peeps Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Mint Trees. These are individually wrapped mint marshmallow trees covered in either dark chocolate or milk chocolate.

The Peeps Gingerbread Flavored Men were a favorite! These are gingerbread flavored marshmallow in smiling gingerbread men shapes. They are beyond cute.

The Peeps Trees are green tree-shaped holiday marshmallow decorated with red, yellow, and blue garland and topped with a star.

Peeps Peppermint Stars are a package of nine peppermint flavored star shaped marshmallow sprinkled with red sugar speckles.

Another favorite was the Peeps Rainbow Pop. This is four assorted green, red, or white festive marshmallow chicks on a stick.

All of these Peeps will make great stocking stuffers this year!!

Crazy About Chocolate: More than 200 Delicious Recipes to Enjoy and Share

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Calling all chocolate lovers! Crazy About Chocolate: More than 200 Delicious Recipes to Enjoy and Share is a cookbook you have to get. There are more than 200 recipes in here from candies to confections to cake pops to cupcakes. There is something for everyone! Some examples are Chocolate Martinis, Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake, Black Forest Brownie Bites, Cocoa-Spiced Turkey Chili with Chocolate Chip Corn Muffins, and Mocha Cappuccino Mousse. Are you hungry just thinking about all of that? I know I am!

Crazy About Chocolate: More than 200 Delicious Recipes to Enjoy and Share also includes techniques and creative how-tos. They also have included how to make chocolate a gift for others!

I love chocolate and I have to admit that I didn’t know all of these ways to use chocolate! There are so many things I will be making out of here!