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Stay Cool this Summer…with a Frozen Hot Chocolate!

By Lindsay Tarnoff | June 1, 2017

Summer is unofficially here and with it comes the sun, humidity, and fun frozen drinks! Today, I wanted to share with you my favorite summer drink: Laughing Gull Chocolates salted caramel frozen hot chocolate. Here is the recipe for our frozen hot chocolate: 2 1/2 tbs Laughing Gull Chocolates Salted Caramel Chocolate Sauce 8 oz…

Ecological Chocolate

By Lindsay Tarnoff | April 21, 2017

A few years ago, my parents gave me what would become one of my favorite sweatshirts: it’s yellow, depicts a smiling penguin, and bears the words “Save the planet. It’s the only one with chocolate.” This saying, which I’ve seen on various memes (and church billboards!) since then, has always made me smile. I’ve carried…

An Ode to Women in Chocolate

By Lindsay Tarnoff | March 8, 2017

When I was in college, my two favorite foods were pickles and chocolate. Both, specifically, from the RI restaurant staple, Greggs. It was perhaps not the most well-balanced meal, but it certainly made me happy. That chocolate consumption, however, resulted in teasing comments from my friends about how “stereotypically female” my love for chocolate was.…

Loving Chocolate

By Lindsay Tarnoff | February 14, 2017

For many of us, Chocolate and Valentine’s Day are inextricably linked. However, the history of Valentine’s Day goes back far before cacao became chocolate as we know it. As with most contemporary holidays, Valentine’s Day dates back to Ancient Rome, with the celebration of the Feast of Lupercalia during the dates of February 13 until…