The mid-February celebrations originate in early Rome, where revelers commemorated the empire’s founders, as well as the Roman god of agriculture, Faunus. This fertility festival included a sex lottery where men pulled names of mates out of a box. The randomly matched lovers often ended up marrying. Talk about fodder for reality TV.
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Windjammer Landing Resort, St. Lucia is offering a signature chocolate cocktail; Jammer’s Cacao Kiss to guest’s during the month of October as part of an island-wide chocolate celebration.… Read more
The Frangelico Truffle cocktail was created by leading Spirits Expert James Moreland. Hazelnut flavor continues to increase in popularity. At only 128 calories per cocktail – it is the perfect way for everyone to enjoy guilt free decadence this holiday.… Read more
Created by Beate Kiser, … Read more
The great thing about the Godiva Chocolate Vodka is that the chocolate and the Vodka come combined. This means that making a chocolate martini couldn’t be easier or more chocolatey. I mean, you can chill the Godiva Chocolate Vodka and serve it up in a martini glass. What could be easier.
Dark chocolate and coconut are an amazing combination. You can bring those flavors to your cocktails with this simple infusion. The bitter cacao nibs in this recipe bring the tantalizing chocolate aroma without adding more sweetness. The coconut rum brings in a hint of sweetness and tempers the intensity of the cacao.
You can use this as the base for a Manhattan-style drink made with sweet vermouth and orange bitters, or along with some vodka … Read more
It’s almost Kentucky Derby time! If you’re looking for a traditional Southern treat to serve along with Mint Juleps on Derby Day, look no further than Kentucky Pecan Chocolate Pie. It’s chocolatey with a touch of bourbon. Whether your horse wins or loses, you’ll still have pie. Delicious, sweet pie.
½ cup flour
1 cup sugar
½ cup butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
3 tbs bourbon
1 cup chopped pecans
11 oz semi-sweet chocolate
What’s better than kicking back with some beer and pretzels? Why, adding some chocolate and marshmallow to the mix, of course! Beer and pretzel marshmallows are a brilliant creation.
Confectioner Truffle Truffle makes beer marshmallows (I didn’t know there was such a thing), dips them in chocolate and tops them off with a beer and pretzel brittle. Sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy … with beer. Though they were created for the Super Bowl, I don’t think … Read more