TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: COGO Hot Chocolate

If you need a caffeine jolt but don’t like coffee (or get heartburn from the acid), we have a delicious solution. COGO extra-caffeinated hot chocolate has as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. We’ve had caffeinated water and double-caffeinated coffee and caffeinated mints, but COGO is the first hot chocolate or cocoa we’ve come…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Hot Chocolate On A Stick

During our childhood, our parents had tea with breakfast; we kids got hot cocoa. We craved it even in the warm weather. While Mom used Hershey’s or Droste’s cocoa mixes, our evolving palate led us to hot chocolate, a richer drink made from bits of shaved chocolate. With cocoa powder, half of the cocoa butter…
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GIFT: Gourmet Flavored Hot Chocolate

Chai & Mighty is one of four flavored hot chocolates from gourmet producer Lake Champlain Chocolates. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Hanukkah begins tonight, so today’s gift suggestion is kosher-certified. For Hannuakh, Christmas or other occasion, gourmet hot chocolate is a delightful gift during the chillier months. What makes hot chocolate “gourmet?”…
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PRESIDENT’S DAY: Why You Should Have Hot Chocolate Today

George Washington’s favorite drink. Photo courtesy Mars Inc. You may have imagined our Colonial forefathers drinking wine, buttered rum, beer or a cup of tea. But hot chocolate? George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin enjoyed chocolate on a regular basis, according to Mars, the Historic Division of which produces American Heritage Hot Chocolate. The…
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