How to Pair Wine With Chocolate

One thing I’ve discovered is that wine and chocolate are the perfect companions, but only if you do it right. When you bite into a piece of dark chocolate, but sip a wine that is a little too bitter for the chocolate both end up tasting bad! When the pairing is correct, though, it is pure heaven.
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Sweet and Savory Treats to Warm You Up

As winter drags on, I crave a little spice in my treats. Warming spices such as ginger, cinnamon, and even cayenne pepper compliment those sweet confections nicely. Whether I am drinking a cup of spiced hot chocolate or sharing a box of ginger infused chocolates with a friend, I know these treats will hit the spot!
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Sweet Gifts That Are Great for Any Occasion

If you’re anything like me, you agonize over giving the “perfect” gift. I freely admit I buy Christmas gifts in July when I see something I know someone on my list will love. But sometimes you need to get a gift for someone you don’t know all that well. And if you don’t know then how can you give them the “perfect” gift?
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Make Your Own Box of Chocolates

Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentine's Day candy box in the late 1800s in Victorian England and now more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are sold for Valentine's Day each year! Every brand, from all-American Hershey to gourmet European chocolatiers, creates deluxe boxes, in all shapes, of different flavored chocolate candies. Whether it be caramel, dark chocolate cream, raspberry, mint or classic vanilla, everyone has their favorite (and least favorite!) chocolate bonbon flavor in that box. Instead of grabbing any old box off the shelf this Valentine's Day why not make your own for your sweetheart! It's actually a lot easier than you think, and nothing is sweeter than a gift from the heart.
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