Chocolate http://nhpr.org en Death By Dancing Lion: Internationally Renowned Chocolate Here In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/death-dancing-lion-internationally-renowned-chocolate-here-nh <p>Valentine's Day means you may be on the hunt for some good chocolate. How about chocolate that not only tastes good but is also high art?</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:32:21 +0000 Ryan Lessard 43527 at http://nhpr.org Death By Dancing Lion: Internationally Renowned Chocolate Here In N.H. Chocolate: The Sweet Science http://nhpr.org/post/chocolate-sweet-science <p>For many of us the science of chocolate begins and ends with that great literary and cinematic candyman, Willy Wonka, who insisted chocolate was only best when it was churned by waterfall.</p><p>Of course, Wonka lived in the world of pure imagination, but the science of chocolate is pretty interesting in this world as well, as a group of Granite Staters found out in a recent "Science on Tap" event in Manchester.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:00:22 +0000 Brady Carlson 39983 at http://nhpr.org Celebrating The Dead With Chiles And Chocolate http://nhpr.org/post/celebrating-dead-chiles-and-chocolate <p></p><p><font size="4">The Day of the Dead is celebrated from October </font><font size="4">31</font><sup><font size="4">st</font></sup><font size="4"> through November </font><font size="4">2</font><sup><font size="4">nd</font></sup><font size="4">, from Latin America – and especially Mexico – to New Hampshire.</font></p><p style="margin-right: 0.01in; margin-bottom: 0in; "> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:27:21 +0000 Michael Samuels 37771 at http://nhpr.org Celebrating The Dead With Chiles And Chocolate The Art and Science of Chocolate http://nhpr.org/post/art-and-science-chocolate <p><strong>Richard Tango-Lowy</strong> is a physicist turned chocolatier who melds a zen-like appreciation for the process with exacting standards for experimentation. Virginia Prescott visited <a href="http://www.dancinglion.us/"><strong>Dancing Lion Chocolate </strong></a>in Manchester, New Hampshire to learn the art of making (and tasting) chocolate.</p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 18:05:10 +0000 Virginia Prescott 17961 at http://nhpr.org The Art and Science of Chocolate Does A Chocolate Habit Help Keep You Lean? http://nhpr.org/post/does-chocolate-habit-help-keep-you-lean A new study finds that people who eat chocolate several times a week are actually leaner than people who don't eat chocolate regularly.<p>Really, we asked? Last time we checked chocolate was loaded with fat and sugar. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 21:36:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 2784 at http://nhpr.org Does A Chocolate Habit Help Keep You Lean? Why The Best Chocolate Is The One You Eat Last http://nhpr.org/post/why-best-chocolate-one-you-eat-last It's predictable, and hokey, to bring up chocolate and romance in one Valentine's Day post, but hang on — this is fascinating.<p>A <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/eob/files/obrienellsworth2012.pdf">study</a> suggests that your preferences in chocolate may help explain how you pick out or judge potential romantic partners.<p>No, it's not that people who love dark chocolate are simpatico with others who love dark chocolate. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:55:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 1901 at http://nhpr.org Why The Best Chocolate Is The One You Eat Last