Sunday, August 1, 2010

ChocolateBet: August 1, 2010

Chocolate of the Day:
1 piece
Cioccolato di Calabria
(Product of Italy, Imported by A.G. Ferrari Foods)
Good + - Very Good
Weight: .37 oz. (10.47 g.) / 1.48 oz. (41.8 g.) total box of 4 pieces
Calories: 56 calories (estimate) 1 piece
Cost: $5.99 for total box of 4 pieces
Purchased from: A.G. Ferrari Foods, Palo Alto, CA

Today was the last day (Day #7) of Chocolate and Spicy Roots Theme Week. Licorice root is used to flavor candy, cookies and yes -- you saw this coming -- even some chocolates. This week has featured ginger, sarsaparilla, root beer, and now licorice root.

Once again, I find myself asking: Is there anything that doesn't go well with chocolate? I have paired chocolate with at least one item in every major food category; and so far, after hundreds of different combinations, I have yet to find something that doesn't work, on some level, with chocolate.

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