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From onions to internal organs, a Philly chocolate company finds humor in the business

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The life of a chocolatier has many unexpected Perks

The sweet stuff takes hundreds of forms at Mueller Chocolate Co. in Reading Terminal Market. “I have a question,” a sporty teenage girl asks. “Are chocolate-covered onions a thing?”“They’re a thing here,” a Mueller Chocolate Co. employee answers. “Oh. Really?” She pauses and looks at her friends. “Ew. . . . I’d like chocolate-covered strawberries, please.” It’s a Saturday afternoon at Philadelphia’s… Read more »

Chocolate and Beer pairing

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Chocolate beer

Chocolate and Beer Pairing We are very excited for this Chocolate and Beer Pairing. We spent an entire day brewing our very own Dr.Chockenstein® Chocolate stout in collaboration with Iron hill Brewery. On February 8th at 7pm we will release the Chocolate Beer and start the pairing event at Iron Hill Brewery in Huntingdon Valley Pa. Dr. Chockenstein® Beer &… Read more »

Does Dark Chocolate Really make you do the happy dance ?

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Does Dark Chocolate Really make you do the happy dance ? Scientists have confirmed what deep down, we already knew: dark chocolate makes you feel better. Does Dark Chocolate Really make you do the happy dance ? Science says it does, well sort of. We always welcome scientific research that somehow claims our bad habits are actually not that bad… Read more »

The Chocolate Tower Featured on the Food Networks Guilty Pleasures

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We were Featured on Guilty Pleasures: Chocolate Obsessions episode on February 8th . Mueller Chocolate Co. “It has everything that I’ve ever wanted to eat, combined on one stack,” Marc Summers says of The Chocolate Tower from Philadelphia’s Mueller Chocolate Co. This layered treat features five chocolate-covered treats: a Rice Krispies treat, two cookies — one chocolate chip and one Oreo… Read more »

12 things every knowledgable chocoholic should know

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Philadelphia Chocolate Pretzels

  America’s Test Kitchen is a real 2,500 square foot test kitchen located just outside of Boston that is home to more than three dozen full-time cooks and product testers. Our mission is simple: to develop the absolute best recipes for all of your favorite foods. The amazing team at America’s Test Kitchen put together this definitive list of Chocolate Varieties… Read more »

Do Caramel Apples make you wish fall was here ?

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Philadelphia's favorite caramel apples

Labor day weekend is here and its time to put the sun screen away and break out the flannel. Never mind the fact that its 95 degrees outside, we will collectively send good vibes to the weather Gods for chilly weather.  I am confident i can speak for us all in stating the time is now for pumpkin spice and… Read more »

10 Health Reasons To Eat Chocolate

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Every week there seems to be more compelling evidence that Chocolate is not only delicious but also not something we need to eliminate from our diets. One would think the scientific community was convinced there was a reason to ban it. Running study after study only confirms what really smart  people from history have had to say about the glorious… Read more »

Why Does Cadbury Chocolate Taste Worse In America?

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The short answer is Vegetable Oil, the long answer must be National Pride. When you’re right you’re right and Hershey is right. Hershey owns the rights to Cadbury in the U.S. and is following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines on vegetable oil. The take away here is that people love their chocolate the way they love it. If… Read more »

Can people learn to curb their chocolate cravings?

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Can people learn to curb their chocolate cravings? Have you ever tried a low carb diet? Have you found your self hitting your target weight or fitting into those awesome skinny sweatpants only to revert to your old ways?  Have you ever quit coffee, Facebook, etc etc ?Cravings are carnal. Cravings may be repressed; often only for a brief period of… Read more »

Taco Shell made out of Bacon Weave and stuffed with chocolate

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Taco Shell made out of Bacon Weave and stuffed with chocolate I never got on the chocolate bacon band wagon and believe me, i still won’t.  That doesn’t mean i won’t use it from time to time as a medium of creativity. In my opinion; bacon is delicious moments after it is made. It is rather disgusting at room temperature, and… Read more »