Saturday, December 19, 2009

ChocolateBet: December 19, 2009

Chocolate of the Day:

3 pieces
Necco (New England Confectionery Co.)
Haviland Chocolate Covered Orange Creme Thin Mints
Weight: .74 oz. (21 g.)/5 oz. (141 g.) total package
Calories: 80 calories for 3 pieces
Cost: $0.71 (sale)
Purchased from: Walgreens, in Palo Alto, CA

Eating three of these little, very sweet, thin mints marked the end (Day #7) of Chocolate and Mint Theme Week, and also served as Day #1 of Chocolate and Orange Theme Week. Seeing different foil-wrapped round chocolates molded in the shape of citrus fruit (just knock them on on a hard surface to separate the partially fused orange segments), got me interested in comparing some of them.

Note to those who get bored with theme weeks, not to worry; I will take a break from thematically-linked chocolates soon, I think. Can I help it if there are so many different chocolates out there?

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