Stories tagged: Chocolate
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
Chocolate gets first addition to color palette in 80 years
Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s largest cocoa processor, has come up with the first new natural color for chocolate since Nestle started making bars of white chocolate more than 80 …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Krispy Kreme to mark eclipse with chocolate glazed doughnuts
The doughnut chain is giving its signature glazed treats a chocolate sheen for the first time ever in honor of the Aug. 21 eclipse, where the moon will pass in …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Hershey expects to cut 15 percent of global workforce
Hershey Co. says it expects to cut its global workforce by about 15 percent, with the layoffs coming mostly from hourly employees outside the United States.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 5 p.m.
Seasonal Kitchen: No other ingredient evokes the feeling of love quite like chocolate
Bitter, sweet, deep, nuanced and complex, chocolate possesses many faucets.
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Front Porch: Dog’s fishy tale has a happy holiday ending
Chocolate and dogs don’t mix.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 4 p.m.
Vegan chocolate mousse decadently easy
Coconut cream makes for a rich dessert.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Mars recalls candy bars in 55 countries after plastic find
U.S. chocolate maker Mars says it’s recalling candy bars and other items in 55 countries after plastic was found in one of its products.
Sun., April 5, 2015
Century-old Spokandy takes pride in its locally handmade treats
Spokandy’s headquarters smells like chocolate and mint, powerful scents that have permeated Todd Davis’ life since he was a plucky 19-year-old, full of ambition to run his own business. When …
Wed., June 25, 2014
Cronut creator’s cookies a sweet success
Pastry chef Dominique Ansel, inventor of the croissant-meets-doughnut confection he christened the Cronut, is coming out with a cookbook in a few months. To whet the media’s appetite, publisher Simon …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011
Foreign workers protest Hershey Co.
HERSHEY, Pa. – Foreign students working at a candy warehouse protested conditions and pay Thursday, chanting on Chocolate Avenue under streetlights shaped like Hershey’s Kisses, arguing that they were employed …
Wed., June 8, 2011
Local chocolatiers win sweet awards
Two Spokane chocolatiers walked away from the Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon with some tasty awards. The fourth-annual salon – sponsored by TasteTV, an independent food television channel – features chocolate …
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011
Whether you’ve found your perfect match or you’re still searching, celebrate the day dedicated to love with food pairings made in heaven. For Valentine’s Day we talked to local wine, …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010
County fair hosting baking contests
It’s not too late for Pend Oreille County bakers to get in on some blue-ribbon action. Head to the fairgrounds next Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to enter …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010
High-tech careers traded for goodies
If Mike and Christina Levinson were looking for a career that can whip up smiles faster than buttercream frosting, they’ve found it. The Spokane couple gave up careers working for …
Wed., July 7, 2010
Dark chocolate gives brownies health kick
Death by chocolate? Hardly. We’ve all heard of the studies suggesting a few ounces of dark chocolate a week can be good for your health. And while chocolate does contain …
Tue., March 30, 2010, 8:50 a.m.
Study: Chocolate could reduce heart risk
The Easter Bunny might lower your chances of having a heart problem. According to a new study, small doses of chocolate every day could decrease your risk of having a …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2010
Making your own truffles is perfect sweet for your sweet
Making a homemade treat for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day takes only a few basic ingredients and a bit of patience. Hand-rolled truffles can be very simple or more inventive. …
Wed., July 15, 2009
Spokandy puts its treats into ice cream
A longtime Spokane chocolatier is making its treats even harder to resist. Spokandy is now stirring its signature candies into Mary Lou’s Homemade Ice Cream, says owner Todd Davis.
Tue., June 2, 2009, 2:02 p.m.
Spokandy closes two mall stores
Spokandy Chocolatier, the 96-year-old Spokane candy maker, has closed two of its four retail locations. The Northtown Mall and Valley Mall stores closed Monday. Sales will be handled out of …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
Stimulate economy – buy chocolate
This year, giving chocolate for Valentine’s Day is not merely a gesture of love; it may extend the life of your valentine and save our country at the same time. …
Wed., Jan. 28, 2009
Take care in picking a Valentine’s bottle
OK, Valentine’s Day is still a couple of weeks away. Take a deep breath – you still have time to avoid a potentially disastrous wine mistake. Let’s face it, choosing …