TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: A Gourmet Halloween Candy Gift

Bites of heaven: painted chocolate shells filled with pumpkin-spiced chocolate ganache. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Halloween candy means different things to different people. To us, it means tasting the wares of our favorite artisan chocolatiers, to see what magical seasonal accents they’ve created. If you’re looking for the finest chocolates for…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Gourmet Chocolates

We love getting gifts from Chocolat Céleste (it means “heavenly chocolate” in French), a Minneapolis-based artisan chocolatier. The ganache fillings are delicious and the cocoa-butter transfers that decorate the tops are lovely. If you’re looking for a special box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day, head over to the website and take your pick. Gift boxes…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Gourmet Chocolate Truffles

Each bite is a chocolate “experience” (photo courtesy Delysia.com).   Good things come in small packages, especially when the package contains Delysia Chocolates. Nine of Delysia’s beautiful little truffles—square chocolate shells filled with seasonally-flavored ganache and beautifully decorated—are tucked into a four-inch-square scarlet box. The bright red box tied with a white satin ribbon is…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Artisan Chocolates For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is May 9th, less than three weeks away. It’s the second-biggest chocolate-buying holiday, after Valentine’s Day. We make gift giving easy: Send Mom a box of chocolates from one of our Top Pick Of The Week artisan chocolatiers. What does it take to get chosen as a Top Pick Of The Week chocolate?…
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