Cover yourself in Chocolate and Dance in the Street

Pure Lime leader Edison Braithwaite. Photo by the author.
Pure Lime leader Edison Braithwaite. Photo by the author.

This Guy Gets Londoners to Cover Themselves in Chocolate and Dance in the Street

Notting Hill in West London isn’t just famous for the floppy haired Hugh Grant classic. Once a year, it also hosts the biggest street party in Britain. First held in the mid-1960s, Notting Hill Carnival began with a crowd of just 500 people. Continue reading Cover yourself in Chocolate and Dance in the Street

The docs offer advice: The Power of Chocolate

The docs offer advice: The power of chocolate
The docs offer advice: The power of chocolate

Roald Dahl, who wrote “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” was buried with a good supply of chocolate and red wine, along with snooker cues, pencils and a power saw. Apparently, Roald Dahl knew chocolate and red wine are two healthful choices. (We’re not sure what to make of the other supplies!) Continue reading The docs offer advice: The Power of Chocolate

Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk

Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk.
Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk.

While a bar of chocolate might be considered as a guilty pleasure by many of us, perhaps we don’t need to feel quite so bad about our weakness for this sweet treat. Research published recently in the journal Neurology indicated that men who consume a moderate amount each week have a lower risk of experiencing a stroke. Continue reading Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk

27 Ingenious Things You Can Make in a Waffle Maker (Besides Waffles)

27 Ingenious Things You Can Make in a Waffle Maker (Besides Waffles)
27 Ingenious Things You Can Make in a Waffle Maker (Besides Waffles)
Unlike Carly Rae Jepsen, a waffle maker is no one-hit wonder. Thanks to its distinctive honeycombed surface, the breakfast gadget is like a panini press, mini grill, and toaster oven all in one—and that means it can cook much more than waffles. Continue reading 27 Ingenious Things You Can Make in a Waffle Maker (Besides Waffles)

Chocolate Now Won’t Melt in Your Hands

Chocolate Now Won’t Melt in Your Hands. Because Science (It doesn’t taste like wax, either.)
Chocolate Now Won’t Melt in Your Hands. Because Science (It doesn’t taste like wax, either.)

Barry Callebaut AG’s Heat-Resistant Chocolate

Growing up, Frederic Depypere didn’t fret much about messy chocolate. In rainy Belgium, the temperature rarely got high enough to melt a candy bar. But on a visit to steamy Shanghai five years ago, he realized that the chocolate swag from Belgium’s pavilion at the World Expo would quickly turn into mush. Continue reading Chocolate Now Won’t Melt in Your Hands

This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You

This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You
This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You
Chocolate all day, erryday? Sounds like a dream, apart from the pimples, sugar headaches, and inevitable weight gain.

Not for Willie Harcourt-Cooze. The Devon-based chocolate maker incorporates it into almost every meal, but says he’s as lean and energetic as the next juice-chugging clean eater. Continue reading This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You