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A Sweet And Brief History of Chocolate


A Brief History of Chocolate When I started my chocolate journey, I knew that love chocolate and I wanted to find the best. Other things that I learned intrigued me as well. One of them was the history of chocolate, … Continue reading

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Beat Tax Time Stress With Chocolate


That’s right.  Tax season is upon us here in the United States and it can be a little stressful.  Don’t let the tax man get you all worked up.  Drexelius Chocolates is here to help. Chocolate helps with stress Chocolate … Continue reading

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How To Taste Chocolate – An Easy Guide


As a kid I gobbled chocolate.  Piece after piece went into my mouth and I wanted more.  Vanilla was just too…vanilla.  Many years later, my friend Renee read about chocolate tastings and said we should try one.  How could it … Continue reading

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Is There All-You-Can-Eat In France?


Think about it.  All that great food in all those great French eateries.  There are little French bistros.  Cafés.  Diners.  Restaurants.  None of them serve all-you-can-eat.  Why? Quality, Not Quantity The French are looking for quality, not quantity.  Some say … Continue reading

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Go Green With Chocolate This St Patrick’s Day


    Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Drexelius Chocolates! This week the whole world is going green!  For St. Patrick’s Day 🙂  Food turns green, rivers run green, hair turns green and even the beer will be green.  Thankfully, the … Continue reading

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The Best Way To Store Chocolate


What is the best way to store chocolate?  Well, if you happen to have chocolate lying around, it is important to store it properly.  Why?  Chocolate is super sensitive to temperature and odor.  It’s best to be careful with it … Continue reading

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The Difference Betweeen Dutch And Unsweetened Cocoa


My friend and fellow blogger Geni brought up a very good question the other day on my Whoopie Pie post -> What is the difference between Dutch process and regular unsweetened cocoa? What a fabulous question!  I have asked this … Continue reading

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How Much Caffeine Is In Chocolate?


March is Caffeine Awareness Month.   Let’s dig right in and answer an important question: How Much Caffeine Is In Chocolate? Not as much as you may think.  In fact, many will be overjoyed by what they read here.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Raise a Glass – It’s Drink Wine Day


Break out the bottles and glasses, February 18th is Drink Wine Day.  It doesn’t matter what color you like, just pop the cork and enjoy.  Some people like to have chocolate with their wine.  Never tried it?  Here’s how you … Continue reading

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Cocoa Percentage – What the Number Means


Do you select your chocolate based on percentage? People adamantly say, “I only eat 70% chocolate.”  Or, “I won’t eat any chocolate if it is over 85% (under 70%).”  When asked if they understand what the number is telling them … Continue reading

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