Dunk It or Dump It? Chocolate Covered Garlic

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We’ve made it to the middle of the work week, which means it’s time for-

Would-You-Eat-It-Wednesday?

Every week, I go on the hunt for unexpected chocolate pairings and bring my findings back to you. Your job, is to determine whether the food item is chocolate-compatible.

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This week’s inspiration…GARLICphoto 

 


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Chocolate Covered Garlic

Recipe here by Healthy Holistic Living


Not convinced?

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Perhaps it would be less intimidating in a recipe…


Toast with Olive Oil, Chocolate, and Black Garlic

Recipe here Earthy Delights

Chocolate Garlic Gelato

Recipe here by Salty Seattle

Chocolate Garlic Brittle Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe here by Gilded Fork

What’s the verdict?

Are you willing to give Chocolate with Garlic a try?

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Dunk It or Dump It?

Please vote in the comment section below!

Skip Thanksgiving Dinner, Save Room for the Chocolate Pie!

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According to the Food Calendar, Pie Month is February, but for me…Fall is Pie Season! Bring on the nutty pies, the fudge pies, and the warm cobblers a la mode. And on Thanksgiving, bring one of each!

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Chocolate Chip Toffee Pecan Pie

Recipe here by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen 


Baileys’ Mint Chocolate Cream Pie

Recipe Here by Grandbaby Cakes


Chocolate Banana Cream Pie

Recipe here by Half Baked Harvest


Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Recipe here by Kevin and Amanda


Reeses Pie

Recipe here by The First Year Blog


Chocolate Meringue Pie

Recipe here by Recipes to Nourish 


Dark Chocolate Pie with Toasted Coconut Crust

Recipe here by Baking with Sibella


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie

Recipe here by Crazy for Crust


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie

Recipe here by Restless Chipotle 



S’mores Pie

Recipe here by Brown Eyed Baker


Red Velvet Fudge Pie

Recipe here by Pizzazzerie 

Skillet Tarheel Pie

Recipe here by Biscuits and Such


Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Pie

Recipe here by Rants From my Crazy Kitchen

You Can Even Eat The Dishes

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Honoring the great Gene Wilder, the original Willy Wonka, with a tribute to one of his most memorable Chocolate Factory scenes.

 

“You can even eat the dishes…”

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One of my favorite movie moments!

Next time you reminisce with this classic favorite, celebrate with these scrumdiddlyumptious edible dishes. 

 

Edible Spoons

DIY Chocolate Molded Spoons 

Chocolate Molds here

Cookie Spoons

Directions here

 

Edible Chocolate Bowls photo

Made with Balloons

DIY Video compliments of giphy 

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowls

Directions here

 

DIY Edible Teacups

Directions here

 

Chocolate Dipped Coffee Cups

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Chocolate Dessert Cups photo

Instruction Video here

 

 

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Thanks for the childhood Memories,

the Magic, 

and your wonderfully

Pure Imagination, Mr. Wilder! 

13 Chocolate Desserts to Add to your Foodie Bucket List

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Movie Theater Sundae photo

Brownie, topped with popcorn flavored ice cream, peanut butter pretzels, and brown butter caramel.

Where to find it:  The Stanton Social, NY

 

Cookie Shots photo

The interior of the handmade cookie cup is slathered with Belgian chocolate, and then filled with a Madagascar vanilla or chocolate cream.

Where to find it: The Dirty Cookie, CA


Chocolate Sphere photo

Warm buttered chocolate melts the chocolate sphere to unveil chocolate lava cake and ice cream.

Where to find it: Pantry, Boston

 

Eggloo Waffle and Ice Cream photo

Inspired by Hong Kong’s Egg Waffles, Eggloo’s waffles are stuffed with your choice of homemade ice cream and toppings.

Where to find it: Eggloo, NY 

 

French Hot Chocolate photo

Hot Chocolate thick enough to use a spoon.

Where to find it: Angelina, Paris

 

Outrageous Milkshakes photo

See the photo below? Enough said.

Where to find it:  Black Top, NY

 

Cannoli Nachos photo

Cannoli chips served with sweet ricotta dip.

Where to find it: Di Mare Pastry, CT

 

 

The Kitchen Sink Cake photo

The “cake” is actually made up of layers of cheesecake, pecan pie, devil’s food cake, brownies, peanut butter crunch, vanilla chiffon cake, and chocolate chunk cookies…and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Where to find it:  Hard Rock, Universal Studios, Orlando


Ice Cream Fondue photo

Where to find it: Mega Bangna, Thailand 


Chocolate Pinata photo 

Break open your own chocolate piñata to release a bounty of churros and fresh fruit.

Where to find it: Uncle Julio’s, TX


Chocolate Explosion (photo)

Your waiter cracks open the sphere to reveal vanilla and mango mousse, brownie chunks, nuts, and candy. Then, the dessert is finished off with ice cream, chocolate sauce, and liquid nitrogen. 

Where to find it: Quattro Restaurante, Mumbai

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Rolled-Up Ice Cream photo

 Thai-inspired homemade ice cream, hand-rolled in front of you.

Where to find it: 10Below ,NY


The Treasure Chest photo

Chocolate treasure chest overflowing with a dozen scoops of ice cream, 3 slices of cake, deep fried Oreos and candy bars, and more!

Where to find it: Caesars, Las Vegas


I’m always on the lookout for new chocolate experiences. What desserts would you add to the list?



13 Patriotic Chocolate Desserts for 4th of July

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Fourth of July Weekend is synonymous with Picnics!

Here are some easy chocolate recipes to add some Red, White, & Blue Patriotic Pizazz to your dessert spread.

 

Red, White, & Blue Pretzels

Recipe here

 

Chocolate Covered Cherry Bombs (Infused with Vodka)

Recipe by Frosting and Smile

 

Edible Patriotic Chocolate Bowls

Recipe by Unsophisticook 


Muddy Buddy Snack Mix

Recipe here

 

Star Spangled Cake Pops

Directions here

 

4th of July Chocolate Firework Pretzels 

Recipe here

 

Patriotic Cones

Recipe here

 

Firecracker Pop Rocks Bark

Recipe here

 

 

Brownie and Berries Dessert Pizza

Recipe here

 

 

Recipe, White, Blue Candy Bar Pretzels

Recipe here

 

Three Tier Gluten-free Chocolate Cake

Recipe here

 

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Recipe here

 

Red Velvet Peppermint Ice Cream Chocolate Glazed Cake

Recipe here