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Friday Five: Chocolate

chocolateMy five favorite chocolates:

  1. Mauna Loa Dark Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts
  2. Krackel
  3. Hershey’s with Almonds
  4. Hershey’s Special Dark
  5. Reese’s Peanut Butter Miniatures
Friday Five: Favorite (Non-Chip) Snacks

HersheyI love me some Cool Ranch Doritos™, so I had to make this list more specific.

  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate with Almonds
  • Milk Chocolate Non Pareils
  • krackel
  • Nestlé Crunch
  • Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Miniatures
The Velocity Diet: I Like Chocolate Edition

I completed Phase I of the Velocity Diet with my fifth shake on Sunday night. (I’ll write my review of Week Four soon.) I guess the guys at T-Nation are pretty good with their calculations, because I had barely enough Metabolic Drive shake mix to last me exactly through Phase I. By Monday morning I […]

Post-Workout Power Shake

And now, for your fitness fix, here is the recipe for the mega-awesome shake I had after the gym tonight: 4 ice cubes 1 cup 2% milk 2 cups water 1 banana 1 4oz Häagen-Dazs Coffee Ice Cream 1 raw egg 2 scoops Cytosport Chocolate Muscle Milk Throw everything into a blender. Hit the ice-crusher […]

Oysters vs. Chocolate

This excellent experiment comparing oysters and chocolate in terms of sexual arousal comes via megnut. Meg writes a delicious “foodie” blog which is great fun and chock full of reviews and recipes for anyone that enjoys eating. In the blue corner, oysters, eight dozen of them. Hailing from Puget Sound by way of Wild Edibles […]

Bart’s Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you are lucky enough to have a boutique grocery store in your area, see if they are selling chocolate chip cookies from Bart’s Bakery. They are, without a doubt, the world’s best.


Y’know … I’ve been thinking. Reese’s Miniatures are better than Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The chocolate-to-peanut-like-substance ratio is better. I mean … don’t get me wrong: I love Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. I just like the miniature ones better.


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Krackel, Special Dark, and Mr. Goodbar

chocolate I hate when you’ve eaten all the Krackels and then all the Special Darks and then all the Hershey’s and all that you have left are Mr. Goodbars. Also, I want a cigarette.

The ACME Chocolate Registry

The ACME Chocolate Registry: For those of you that want everyone to be able to get you the chocolate you want. link via Weblog Wannabe

Scientific Research

Two good ones stolen from Follow Me Here …: Researchers Show Human Genome Helpless in the Face of Chocolate Men Are Crazy for Women Who Are, Too

chocolate treatments

The chocolate treatments attract the most attention, however. For $265, visitors can indulge in the three-hour Chocolate Escape — a Whipped Cocoa Bath, Cocoa Butter Scrub, Chocolate Fondue Wrap and a choice of massage or facial. link via BrainLog