GIFT OF THE DAY: Baron Chocolates

[1] Baron Chocolate Bars are made in two sizes and 10 flavors. [2] Everyone’s favorite: chocolate truffles with plain or flavored chocolate centers. [3] Our favorite treat: chocolate-covered gummi bears and [4] worms (all photos courtesy Baron Chocolatier).   Baron Chocolatier was created by Tomasz Kotas, the third of three generations of chocolatiers from Poznan…
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TIP: Hot Chocolate From Chocolate Chips & Other Hard Chocolate

It’s snow and ice today on the East Coast; when we look out the window we see…white. So we’re deferring our scheduled tip to tomorrow, to publish something more comforting: Hot chocolate from chocolate chips, chocolate bars, even Hershey’s Kisses. Even if you have no cocoa powder at home, you’re still in the chips if…
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PRODUCT: Custom Chocolate Bars For Easter

Choccreate custom chocolate bars are such a fun choice for Easter gifts – you get your choice of dark, milk or white chocolate, toppings and an Easter bunny or two. The toppings make all the difference in your creation of a unique—and inexpensive—Easter gift. Start with an Easter theme: scatter your bar with candy bunnies,…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Custom Chocolate Bars

Customized chocolate bars are a fun and inexpensive way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with friends and family (plus teachers, doctors, hairdressers and anyone else on your list). Made by hand to your precise specifications, you can show your chocolatier skills by creating a signature chocolate bar for Valentine’s Day 2011. Or, make each bar with…
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DISCOUNT: 20% On All Jer’s Products Through July 31st

Peanut butter and chocolate paradise. Photo courtesy Jers.com. Like peanut butter? Like chocolate? If you’ve never tried Jer’s chocolate and peanut butter confections, you can sample them at 20% off—a special NIBBLE discount—through the end of July. Just use the code hrblog to take advantage of this discount. Jerry Swain started in the bonbon business…
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