Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
Earlier this year, we reported that shortages of limes, avocados, and pork have sent prices of margaritas, guacamole, and bacon sky high. And now the unthinkable: Mars and Hershey have announced that they will be increasing the prices of chocolate products price by seven and eight percent, respectively. How will we cope?
Friday, February 14, 2014
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
Last Chance Foods visited Cacao Prieto in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to find out about the strange science behind chocolate, how it's fermented, and why it's not a bean.
Thursday, July 05, 2012
By Kate Hinds
This newsstand is refrigerating the chocolate. Twizzlers, apparently, are impervious to heat.
Temperatures on New York City subway platforms can exceed 100 degrees in the summer. Recently, NY1 reported that the MTA was sitting on a 'secret weapon' it could be deploying to cool stations -- giant tunnel fans.
Monday, December 05, 2011
World-renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Jacques Torres talks about his chocolate recipes for the holidays and every day. His latest book is A Year in Chocolate: 80 Recipes for Holidays and Special Occasions, and it includes recipes adapted for the home cook, from traditional French pastry to classic American treats.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
By Amy Eddings
I've kicked the sugar habit for the past 24 days now, as part of a detox that was supposed to last just 21 days. I'm feeling light on my feet and healthy, I've lost seven pounds, my skin and eyes are super clear ... so, why stop? One possible reason: chocolate.
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Here to tell us more about why cacao trees are at risk, and why no one but him and a few folks at the USDA are researching this, is Howard-Yana Shapiro.