Posts Tagged 'Sweets'

Chocolate Obsession

After scouring the Internet for some of the most insane chocolate creations, here are the ten most outrageous chocolates:

  1. Mo’s Bacon Bar by Vosges Haut Chocolat:

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    Mo's Bacon Bar

  2. Bubble Chocolate

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    Aerated Chocolate

  3. Chocolate Cheeseburger by Creative Chocolates of Vermont:

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    Chocolate Cheeseburger

  4. Ginger Wasabi and Indian Curry Truffles by Vosges Haut Chocolat:

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    Exotic Truffle Collection. I actually had the chance to try each of these and they were to die for. Wasabi was my favorite.

  5. Chocolate Billboard:

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    Germ-infested Chocolate Billboard

  6. Chocolate Toothpaste:

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    Chocolate toothpaste actually isn't horrible for you. Click the image to view the Tulane study about cocoa powder.

  7. Sauerkraut & Chocolate Cake:

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    German Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake

  8. La Madeline au Truffe by Knipschildt:

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    The $250 dollar chocolate truffle

  9. Golden Opulence Sundae by Serendipity:

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    The $25,000 chocolate sundae

  10. Chocolate Fashion Show:

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    And yes, an entire fashion show in chocolate

Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holidays approaching, I’m sure you’ve been thinking about what to get your family and friends. Usually I’ll brainstorm on my drive to and from work only to forget what I thought about once I reach paper and pen. Thanks to blogging, I can use this as a way to track cool gift ideas I’ve come across:

MoMA Cutting Board

MoMA Cutting Board

Bean Bag Cell Phone Chair

Mobi Designer Sandwich Bag

Mobi Designer Sandwich Bag

FINGERFOOD Party Plate

FINGERFOOD Party Plate

Thumb Thing

Thumb Thing

  • BIG Sound Speakers for your iPod (I love miniature and gigantic versions of the real thing)
BIG Sound Speakers

BIG Sound Speakers

Wacky Websites Desk Calendar

Wacky Websites Desk Calendar

Looking back at that list, it resonates with my “gifts should be practical” philosophy. Now, if you’re like me where you’re looking for low-budget gift ideas, here are some homemade food ideas I’ve come up with:

  • Cookie swap with coworkers
  • Pretzel wafers with melted hershey kisses topped with an M&M (great sweet & salty combination)
  • Mini tinfoil bread pans filled with homemade sweets
  • Pretzel nuggets w/ dry ranch dressing pack


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