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July 2, 2021

July Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Sunny Summer Chocolate Edition by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist The temps are rising, but summer chocolate is still a thing!  Whether you’re looking for a sundae topping or something to nibble on after your backyard BBQ, we’re pretty sure we’ve got something that will suit your fancy.  Here are my top picks to […]

June 10, 2021

Father’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Top 10 Sweets for Father’s Day by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Here is our curated list of sweets for Father’s Day that Dads are sure to love, complete with bacon chocolate, bourbon chocolate,  spicy peanut praline and more! Whether your Dad is sweet, salty or spicy we’ve got your gift covered.  1. Monsoon […]

April 27, 2021

Mother’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Wow-Worthy Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Our shelves are filled with mom-thrilling confections and as always, we are ready to assist you in finding the perfect gift.  We miss you for our in person sampling and gift selection conversations, but we are still here to help you […]

March 30, 2021

Easter Chocolate News and Notes

Easter Chocolate News and Notes Jennie’s Top 10 Egg-cellent Spring Picks by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Hop into spring with a colorful array of spring confections! Here’s our list of seasonal finds including Easter chocolate bunnies, chocolate filled eggs and springtime sweets.  Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory Filled Fudge Eggs This much anticipated Easter confection from […]

February 4, 2021

Valentine’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Valentine’s Day Chocolate News and Notes by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist This Valentine’s Day, visit Zingerman’s Delicatessen for swoon-worthy sweets that are sure to win hearts. Whether it’s a bar of chocolate, a custom box of truffles or a date night at home at our Virtual Happy Hour, our chocolate experts are here to […]

January 30, 2021

Pistacchiosa: The Secret Nut Sauce of Central Italy

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Splendid spread made from Sicilian pistachios and extra virgin olive oil If you want a little something to brighten your day, put a culinary-inspired smile on your face, and leave some lovely fine flavors on your tongue, pick up a jar of this incredible sweet pistachio cream, made in central […]

January 30, 2021

Rózsavölgyi Eros Hot Paprika Chocolate Bar

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The best of Budapest arrives in Ann Arbor It was in the fall of 2011 that Frank and Amy from the Bakehouse and I (along with my good friend, food writer Molly Stevens) took our first trip to Budapest. It was the beginning of an exploration that, ten years later, has made […]

January 14, 2021

Halen Môn Sea Salt

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Handmade organic salt from the coast of Wales Certainly, no one needs salt from Wales to get through their week. That said, this is a product that brings so many of our values and purposes to life—it’s got a lovely, delicate, almost sweet flavor. Made by David Lea-Wilson, along with his wife […]

January 7, 2021

Omnom Coffee and Milk Chocolate Bar

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Like a cool café latte from Iceland, you can carry in your car Most all innovations seem so obvious once someone has made them. Here’s one that I can’t believe hasn’t made the mainstream for the last 150 years. And yet, I at least, have never heard of it till […]

December 5, 2020

The Zeke Bar from Askinosie Chocolate

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A man who will help lead the fight against the pandemic puts his signature on an amazing dark chocolate When I first wrote about my friend Shawn Askinosie’s new chocolate bar back in 2019, I asked him a few times who “Zeke” was. I vaguely remembered Shawn saying that Zeke […]

December 4, 2020

Holiday Chocolate Top 10 List

Chocolate News & Notes: Holiday Chocolate Top 10 List by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist These holiday chocolate recommendations will help you find impressive presents, delightful stocking stuffers, or sweets to accompany your holiday meal. Visit our online store or stop in the Next Door Café to peruse our entire bounty of seasonal treasures.   […]

October 25, 2020

Hot Cocoa from Next Door Café

  Move over, Europe. Your ultra thick, ultra rich, ultra luxe drinking chocolates are great, but sometimes you just want a mug of really good, everyday hot chocolate. Zingerman’s cocoa connoisseurs spent months formulating, blending and testing Next Door Café’s house blend of hot cocoa mix. “We ordered just about every cocoa we could find […]

October 15, 2020

Handmade Halloween Candy: Karamel Krunch!

  For a very limited time, the oompa loompas at Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory have created a bite-size treat that has us all wishing we could go trick-or-treating again. As a matter of fact, if word gets out in the neighborhood that you’ve got bite-sized Karamel Krunch in your candy bowl, you’ll have more adults ringing […]

October 1, 2020

Fall Flavors & Spooky Sweets for Halloween

Chocolate News & Notes: The Halloween Edition by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist We promise they are no trick … just all treat! Halloween isn’t going to be quite the same this year. We’re drowning our sorrows with this list of spooky sweets and warm treats. Stop by the the Deli or Next Door to […]