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ANY HOLIDAY

The Gourmet Chocolate Of The Month Club
Join the Gourmet Chocolate of the Month Club and receive an assortment of a fine gourmet chocolate every month.

CHRISTMAS

Christmas Candy Gift for Holidays
Christmas candy gift superstore featuring holiday candy canes, Christmas tins, candy boxes, bulk candy, and more.

Chocolate Logs
The traditional French holiday dessert takes a new twist with the use of cookies (biscuits) and heavy cream.

Dutch Chocolate Letters
At many Dutch Sinterklaas Eve parties, the very last surprise in Sinterklaas' special burlap sack, is chocolate initials, the first letter of each person's name. There will be one for each person—the first given to the youngest child, then on up to the oldest person present. These letters, melk (milk), witte (white), or puur (dark) chocolate, are popular throughout the Sinterklaas season. Click the link to learn more and admire the beautiful illustrations!

EASTER

Chef Jean François Houdré's Chocolate Easter Eggs
If you will be near Newport Beach, California's Sutton Place Hotel around Easter, you can place a special order for one of these hand-made, hand-painted eggs. Follow the link below the article to learn more about how these treats are crafted.

Chocolate Bunny Bread
This is a yeast bread recipe. When the dough has been prepared, you'll shape pieces of it to form a bunny before letting it rise and then baking it.

Easter and Passover Facts, Legends and Traditions
Learn why rabbits and eggs are a part of our celebration, as well as why candy sales for this holiday can top $900 million dollars! Many fascinating facts, theories and traditions are discussed.

Making A Chocolate Easter Egg Bunny
This one is really cute! The final product is a bunny sitting in an egg 'nest'. You will need chocolate molds for this project. Step by step instructions are provided.

HALLOWEEN

Hershey's Brownie Cemetary Cake
Brownie mix and various Hershey's chocolates combine to bring a creepy cemetary right to your table.

Black Cat Cookies
An unusual recipe which combines a cake mix with peanut butter. There's also candy accessories to dress up your cats.

Candy Corn Chocolate Cake
The finished cakes look like giant candy corn. The frosting is added in white, yellow and orange tints to complete the effect.

Chocolate Fantasies Halloween Treats
Order "creepy peepers" eyeball chocolates, or maybe an Alien lollipop. Or how about a big chocolate brain and a chocolate hand to add to the freaky festivities!

Chocolate Pizza with Candy Corn
This 'pizza' is simple to make, since it only needs three ingredients. The end result is a lot of fun for children!

Halloween Candy Molds
Lots of pumpkins, ghosts and witches to choose from. You can place your order by phone, fax or e-mail.

Halloween Traditions
Learn how Halloween started as a violent, sometimes gruesome occasion, but evolved through the years to become the 'civilized' candy-orgy that it is today.

Haunted Chocolate Castle
Not for the faint of heart - this recipe is rated for experts only. If you're up for the challenge though, the end result is spectacular!

NEW YEAR'S

Chocolate Cocktails
Your party guests will love being served a Chocolate Martini, a Bailey's Comet or even a Snicker Liquer. Your About Guide to Cocktails has collected a fun variety of sweet drinks, all of which can be found on this page.

Chocolate Champagne Bottles
These solid chocolate champagne bottles make wonderful hostess gifts to take along to a New Year's party. They are completely dressed up with a foil cap and label. Sugar-free items are also available.

Chocolate Covered Cherries
The perfect compliment to a glass of champagne. These can be prepared weeks in advance, and they just get better with age.

Chocolate Punch
The ultimate in decadent beverages, perfect for a party. This drink is served chilled and poured over ice cream in a punch bowl.

Milk Chocolate Popcorn
A fun party snack full of peanuts, popcorn and chocolate. This mix can be made up to two weeks in advance of your party.

VALENTINE'S DAY

Chocolate and Valentine's Day in Japan
Your About Guide to Japanese Cuisine explains why women give chocolate to men in Japan on Valentine's Day, rather than the reverse. Also, you'll be introduced to one of my favorite Japanese chocolate candy treats - Pocky!

St. Valentine Legends
Why are red and white the colors of this holiday? Who wrote the first valentine? Learn the answer to these questions and much more.

Valentine's Day Recipes
Here's a collection of romantic desserts to top off the perfect dinner with your sweetheart.

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