LUNAR NEW YEAR: Chocolates For Year Of The Ox

[1] Five lovely chocolate oxen are waiting to celebrate the Year Of The Ox with you (photos #1 and #2 © Burdick Chocolate). [2] The wood box is a “keeper.” [3] Celebrate the Year Of The Ox from February 12th through February 18th (photo © Liu Ziang | Panther Media).   Have you ever eaten…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potstickers For Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year holiday begins today. It’s also called Lunar New Year, since the date is based on the lunar calendar*; and other Asian countries in addition to China celebrate it. The celebration lasts for 15 days, and an estimated 1.4 billion people around the world participate. It’s the Year Of The Dog, one…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Chinese New Year Gifts

America’s chocolatiers celebrate The Year Of The Rabbit. Photo courtesy Charles Chocolates. It seems that everyone we know celebrates the Chinese New Year (lunar new year) with a Chinese banquet. Some of America’s chocolatiers have joined the festivities, creating special confections for the holiday: this year, celebrated on February 3rd.* *Chinese New Year begins according…
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CHINESE NEW YEAR: Special Chocolates For The Year Of The Tiger

If you forgot to send Valentine’s Day chocolate to someone special, or need a reciprocal gift, you’ve got an “out.” You can still celebrate 4708, the Chinese Lunar New Year (February 14 to 28th). It’s the Year of the Tiger. Moon cakes are traditional, but few people would choose them over Burdick Chocolate’s exquisite chocolates…
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