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May 6, 2011
By Gerard Shields Ever since Mom spent a year in the hospital with tuberculosis when I was 12, going to doctors' offices or the emergency room with her had been pretty routine. So, years later, I thought nothing of one of our doctor visits, idly thumbing through magazines until I noticed Mom twitching her fingers. I realized the source of her anxiety when I saw the sign on the doctor's door: It said "oncologist. " I should've known something was wrong when Mom started stockpiling candy bars in the freezer.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 19, 2010 | By Rick Nichols, Inquirer Columnist
It becomes clear as Tim Mountz rhapsodizes about the pawpaws he has been foraging near the Susquehanna, shaking trees, having them rain down - by the dozens! - that Chris Curtin has no clue what he's talking about. The two of them are at the big pine table at Talula's Table, the Kennett Square ode to local eating - Mountz, who grows heirloom tomatoes and 20 varieties of fingerling potatoes and herbs at his Happy Cat Farm, spread discreetly on the gentle hills of Winterthur, the du Pont estate; Curtin, the European-trained chocolatier, who heads up Éclat Chocolate, the high-end, artisanal chocolate shop in West Chester.
FOOD
July 24, 1991 | by Bonnie Tandy Leblang and Carolyn Wyman, Special to the Daily News
HERSHEY'S DESERT BAR. 45 cents to 55 cents per 1-ounce bar. BONNIE: In 1937, the Hershey Co. produced the Logan Bar, a heat-resistant, high-energy chocolate bar created for our Army overseas. As the troops were getting ready to go to Saudi Arabia last year, the government again asked the Hershey Co. to develop a special chocolate bar that would taste similar to Hershey's traditional milk chocolate but that wouldn't melt in the desert heat. Both the traditional chocolate bar and the Desert Bar have the same amount of fat and calories per ounce.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 14, 2013
1 CHOCOLATE Bar none, it's the mother of all aphrodisiac foods, containing complex compounds that flood our brains with dopamine - the love chemical that's released during orgasm. Studies indicate eating chocolate in moderation is good for the heart. 2 FIGS They've had a rep as the sexy fruit since biblical times. Some cultures associate an open fig with female sex organs; ancient cultures considered it a talisman of love and fertility. 3 AVOCADO Rich in folic acid, vitamin B6 and potassium, this fruit was revered by the Aztecs, who thought avocados resembled testicles and increased sexual desire.
FOOD
June 24, 2004 | By Miriam Hill INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Once Americans fell in love with gourmet chocolate, it was only a matter of time before chocolatiers found a way to honor Elvis. Oh, the Swiss can take credit for developing milk chocolate, and the Belgians for molding it into fancy shapes. But as Americans have indulged cravings for bonbons with a fancier pedigree than Hershey's or Mars, they also have indulged their need for endless variety. And no place satisfies that lust better than New York. In the city's posh chocolate shops, many of which opened in the last few years, cocoa fiends can find the finest selection of luxury candies in America.
FOOD
August 22, 1990 | By Bonnie Tandy Leblang and Carolyn Wyman, Special to the Daily News
SUDDENLY S'MORES $2.89 per 10.5-ounce package of eight packs of two cookies each. CAROLYN: As someone who defines the great outdoors as the distance between my front door and the car, I've never been a big fan of scouting. Still, I am grateful for Girl Scouts for two things: delivering cookies to my door once a year and the invention of S'Mores. S'Mores are a campfire treat that involves cooking a marshmallow over a campfire, then sandwiching it between a graham cracker and chocolate bar. Nabisco's Suddenly S'Mores are a mosquito-free version of this gooey treat designed to be cooked in the microwave.
NEWS
February 24, 2012 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
MONTGOMERY, ALA. - An Alabama woman is under guard at a hospital after giving birth following her arrest in the death of her 9-year-old stepdaughter, who authorities say was forced to run for three hours as punishment for lying about having eaten a chocolate bar. Jessica Mae Hardin, 27, was transferred from the Etowah County Detention Center to a hospital on Wednesday, sheriff's office spokeswoman Natalie Barton said. Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp confirmed that Hardin had given birth hours after being arrested.
SPORTS
November 12, 2014 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Luke Duris wasn't trying to score the goal that sent Holy Ghost Prep back to Hershey. He was standing more than 40 yards away from the net, and he isn't crazy. He was simply aiming for his teammate's head. "That's a far kick," Duris said. "I wasn't going to shoot it. . . . The goal is to find Joey Braun's head and whip it in as hard as you can. " Instead, Duris drilled his direct kick over the goalie with 23 minutes, 1 second remaining in the first half to send Holy Ghost Prep to a 2-1 victory over Fleetwood in a PIAA Class AA boys' soccer semifinal Tuesday night at Souderton.
FOOD
June 16, 1993 | by Bonnie Tandy Leblang and Carolyn Wyman, Special to the Daily News
NESTLE AERO. 45 cents per 1.4-ounce chocolate bar. Also available in 9.9- ounce bag of 34 snack-sized bars. BONNIE: Nestle's says it's made this new milk chocolate-covered, aerated dark chocolate bar, now in test market in parts of the Midwest and Southwest, for women. But for the life of me I can't figure out why. It's not for women concerned about fat and calories, because Aero contains about the same amount of fat and calories as a regular Nestle bar. Women who like milk chocolate won't like that it contains dark chocolate.
FOOD
October 28, 1992 | by Bonnie Tandy Leblang and Carolyn Wyman, Special to the Daily News
Sunshine Cheez-It White Cheddar Snack Crackers. $2.19 to $2.49 per 10-ounce box. Bonnie: These new Cheez-Its are flavored with cheddar and Parmesan cheeses as well as artificial flavoring and the flavor enhancer MSG, instead of just the cheese that's in the original. Cheez-It White Cheddar crackers are slightly lower in sodium than Pepperidge Farm Goldfish and slightly higher in sodium than regular Cheez-Its, but all three have about the same amount of fat (4 grams per 1/2 ounce)
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November 12, 2014 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Luke Duris wasn't trying to score the goal that sent Holy Ghost Prep back to Hershey. He was standing more than 40 yards away from the net, and he isn't crazy. He was simply aiming for his teammate's head. "That's a far kick," Duris said. "I wasn't going to shoot it. . . . The goal is to find Joey Braun's head and whip it in as hard as you can. " Instead, Duris drilled his direct kick over the goalie with 23 minutes, 1 second remaining in the first half to send Holy Ghost Prep to a 2-1 victory over Fleetwood in a PIAA Class AA boys' soccer semifinal Tuesday night at Souderton.
TRAVEL
December 9, 2013 | By Eric Vohr, For The Inquirer
ISLA BASTIMENTOS, Panama - Known for pristine white sand beaches, unspoiled lush green jungles, and tiny red poison dart frogs, Isla Bastimentos has become one of Panama's top ecotourism destinations. Located in the archipelago Bocas del Toro on the northwest Caribbean coast, this magical island has just the right balance of development and wild natural beauty. It's tastefully nestled into the relatively untamed landscape, and you will find an eclectic selection of beach and jungle accommodations ranging from primitive huts to luxury villas.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 14, 2013
1 CHOCOLATE Bar none, it's the mother of all aphrodisiac foods, containing complex compounds that flood our brains with dopamine - the love chemical that's released during orgasm. Studies indicate eating chocolate in moderation is good for the heart. 2 FIGS They've had a rep as the sexy fruit since biblical times. Some cultures associate an open fig with female sex organs; ancient cultures considered it a talisman of love and fertility. 3 AVOCADO Rich in folic acid, vitamin B6 and potassium, this fruit was revered by the Aztecs, who thought avocados resembled testicles and increased sexual desire.
NEWS
February 24, 2012 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
MONTGOMERY, ALA. - An Alabama woman is under guard at a hospital after giving birth following her arrest in the death of her 9-year-old stepdaughter, who authorities say was forced to run for three hours as punishment for lying about having eaten a chocolate bar. Jessica Mae Hardin, 27, was transferred from the Etowah County Detention Center to a hospital on Wednesday, sheriff's office spokeswoman Natalie Barton said. Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp confirmed that Hardin had given birth hours after being arrested.
NEWS
May 6, 2011
By Gerard Shields Ever since Mom spent a year in the hospital with tuberculosis when I was 12, going to doctors' offices or the emergency room with her had been pretty routine. So, years later, I thought nothing of one of our doctor visits, idly thumbing through magazines until I noticed Mom twitching her fingers. I realized the source of her anxiety when I saw the sign on the doctor's door: It said "oncologist. " I should've known something was wrong when Mom started stockpiling candy bars in the freezer.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 19, 2010 | By Rick Nichols, Inquirer Columnist
It becomes clear as Tim Mountz rhapsodizes about the pawpaws he has been foraging near the Susquehanna, shaking trees, having them rain down - by the dozens! - that Chris Curtin has no clue what he's talking about. The two of them are at the big pine table at Talula's Table, the Kennett Square ode to local eating - Mountz, who grows heirloom tomatoes and 20 varieties of fingerling potatoes and herbs at his Happy Cat Farm, spread discreetly on the gentle hills of Winterthur, the du Pont estate; Curtin, the European-trained chocolatier, who heads up Éclat Chocolate, the high-end, artisanal chocolate shop in West Chester.
NEWS
August 30, 2007 | Walter Mosley
Walter Mosley is the author of many books, including the Easy Rawlins mysteries Yesterday marked two years since Hurricane Katrina descended on Louisiana and Mississippi, on Aug. 29, 2005. I hesitate to call it an anniversary because the word implies, in some way, a celebration, a birth. What we are scratching on the calendar is more like a notch on a raw gravestone, a count of the days and years that have passed without a reckoning for those who died, those who lost loved ones, and for a city that is still in critical condition.
FOOD
November 30, 2006 | By Dianna Marder INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I felt as a child, I thought as a child. Indeed, I drank hot chocolate as a child - from a packet of dry powder stirred into scalded milk, with the occasional small white dehydrated cube reputed to be a marshmallow. And I was happy. But now that I am grown, I have put away (some) childish things, and chief among them is inferior hot chocolate. Apparently, I am not alone. There's a whole new world of drinking chocolates out there - made with shavings, chunks and nibs of high-end, intense dark chocolate, not cocoa powder - and aimed at adult women, says Pam Williams of Ecole Chocolat, an online school for chocolatiers.
FOOD
June 24, 2004 | By Miriam Hill INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Once Americans fell in love with gourmet chocolate, it was only a matter of time before chocolatiers found a way to honor Elvis. Oh, the Swiss can take credit for developing milk chocolate, and the Belgians for molding it into fancy shapes. But as Americans have indulged cravings for bonbons with a fancier pedigree than Hershey's or Mars, they also have indulged their need for endless variety. And no place satisfies that lust better than New York. In the city's posh chocolate shops, many of which opened in the last few years, cocoa fiends can find the finest selection of luxury candies in America.
FOOD
June 16, 1993 | by Bonnie Tandy Leblang and Carolyn Wyman, Special to the Daily News
NESTLE AERO. 45 cents per 1.4-ounce chocolate bar. Also available in 9.9- ounce bag of 34 snack-sized bars. BONNIE: Nestle's says it's made this new milk chocolate-covered, aerated dark chocolate bar, now in test market in parts of the Midwest and Southwest, for women. But for the life of me I can't figure out why. It's not for women concerned about fat and calories, because Aero contains about the same amount of fat and calories as a regular Nestle bar. Women who like milk chocolate won't like that it contains dark chocolate.
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