Tag Archives: Chocolate

• How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

Here’s a thing that you might like to eat because it’s a tiny strawberry cup filled with super-boozy Jell-O. You will need: Strawberry Jell-O, water, strawberries, tequila, Cointreau, sugar, and a lime. And about 4 and a half hours, at least, for the Jell-O to solidify. I know, it’s the worst. Sorry.

• Relax. You deserve this delectable cocktail.

Relax. You deserve this delectable cocktail.

When you check the last present off your list you can always celebrate with a smooth Chocolate Black Russian. As anyone who has ever sneaked a day or two ahead on their advent calendar knows, chocolate is the sweet of the season – and this cocktail’s kick of coffee will ensure you’re perked up and […]

• Chanukah Cocktails!

Chanukah Cocktails!

Chanukah partying is not just for the young. We adults deserve something to help us celebrate the holiday with spirit, or maybe spirits. Accordingly, here are a few cocktails to toast the season. The Chocolate Gelt features chocolate-flavored vodka, a clear spirit, and cinnamon-flavored Goldschläger with its tiny flecks of real gold. The Sufganiyot (Jelly […]

• Spiked Desserts: 75 Booze-Infused Party Recipes

Spiked Desserts: 75 Booze-Infused Party Recipes

I don’t know about y’all, but I like to have my cake…and drink it too. Let me rephrase, if I can get drunk off of a cupcake, best believe  I’m going to do it. Thanks to amateur seamstress and author Peg Couch, we now have a recipe book at our disposal that highlights 75 Booze-Infused […]

• Chocolate wine takes US and UK by storm

Chocolate wine takes US and UK by storm

A chocolate infused wine called Chocolate Shop has surprised its creators with surging demand from a wide range of consumers in the US and UK. “We thought the market would be female and young, but we’ve found that it has much broader appeal,” said Andrew Browne, founder of the product, citing demand from men and […]

• The real wine to drink with chocolate is…chocolate wine! Really?

The real wine to drink with chocolate is…chocolate wine! Really?

Suddenly, chocolate-wine lovers (and they are legion) have more than a dozen to choose from, says Wine Adviser columnist Paul Gregutt. …Over the years I’ve launched a few broadsides at the flawed notion that cabernets or other dry red wines pair well with chocolate. I’ve suggested that sweet reds, especially tawny ports, can do the […]

• Kansas City: Boulevard Limited Release Chocolate Beer Flying Off Shelves

Kansas City: Boulevard Limited Release Chocolate Beer Flying Off Shelves

What happens when you mix Kansas City’s most popular local microbrew with the city’s most coveted chocolate?  You get a beer so popular that stores couldn’t keep it in the stock for more than a couple of hours. Boulevard’s collaboration with Kansas City chocolatier Christopher Elbow was a limited release.  They only made 19,200 bottles […]

• Super Bowl Grub: Chocolate Beer Truffles

Super Bowl Grub: Chocolate Beer Truffles

“I love chocolate and I love beer. Put the two together and I am down for the count. I made these over the weekend and ended up eating nearly half of them. Ten, yes, 10 truffles later, 30 minutes lost and two days’ work gone, I am wearing my fat jeans. My skinny jeans with […]

• Get your calcium & your buzz-on at the same time. Yum.

Get your calcium & your buzz-on at the same time. Yum.

Chocolate milk gets a grown-up twist with some vodka added

• Ah, whisky & chocolate…a match made in heaven

Ah, whisky & chocolate…a match made in heaven

Looking for a new and satisfying way to cap off a Christmas feast? Try whisky and fine chocolate. Eric Belchamber, sommelier at Juniper Kitchen and Wine Bar, is so enthusiastic about the pairing possibilities that the restaurant offers 18 whisky/chocolate combinations to customers. Belchamber explains below why you might consider furthering your digestion of the […]

• Kentucky Bourbon Double Chocolate Fudge with Pecans

Kentucky Bourbon Double Chocolate Fudge with Pecans

Kentucky bourbon and chocolate. What could be bad?! And check out the Kentucky Bourbon and Carmel Corn with Pecans & Chocolate. Sinful! Handmade fresh daily, made with only real butter, sugars, real vanilla Freshly popped popcorn Fresh Texas Pecans Guittard semi-sweet chocolate chunks

• In the interest of getting a grip on grappa, maybe try it in a chocolate truffle

In the interest of getting a grip on grappa, maybe try it in a chocolate truffle

Venetian Grappa Truffles Prep time: 5 min Ingredients 12 oz bittersweet ((375 G) bittersweet (dark) chocolate ) c cream ( (125 ml) heavy (double) cream) 2 T (30 g) sugar c (60 ml) grappa or brandy c cocoa powder ((60 g) unsweetened cocoa powder ) Instructions Chop the chocolate fine and place it in a […]

• Let Them Eat Cake! Booze Cakes is No Ordinary Cookbook

Let Them Eat Cake! Booze Cakes is No Ordinary Cookbook

What’s not to like about booze and cake married to make delectable offerings like White Russian Cupcakes and Sex On The Beach Cake? Hey, it’s a cocktail in a cake…or something like that. Beer and wine cakes, too. Recipes that will make your salivary glands do overtime. Step-by-step, full color instructions. Let Them Eat Cake! […]

• Are we missing out? Asian gourmands find new chocolate & wine pairings

Are we missing out? Asian gourmands find new chocolate & wine pairings

He produced a pack of Valrhona Grand Cru Caraibe/Alpaco dark chocolate that married amazingly with the wine. Similarly, at another chocolate addicted friend’s place, the host opened a bottle of 2002 Zind-Humbrecht Ragen Clos Saint Urbain Pinot Gris from Alsace which matched beautifully with white chocolate.