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Moser Roth – Chocolate Truffles – ALDI – Food Review

12/09/2017

aldi, food, review, price, calories, nutrition, moser roth, chocolate trufflesDecember 9, 2017
ALDI has some surprisingly good chocolates.  This is one of them.  Without saying another word about these, they are really really good.

If you’re on a budget pick up one of these as a holiday present for your kid’s teacher.  If you’re not on a budget, get two.  They’re worth half a grade point on the kid’s next report card. Cheaper than a tutor!

Price $3.99 per box

Calories  190 per 3 piece serving (16 pieces in the box)

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Amaretto Truffles – Food Review – Tartufi Dolci -Trader Joe’s

01/14/2017

trader joes, truffles, amaretto, reviewJanuary 14, 2017

These are very elegant mild dark chocolate truffles with a delicate amaretto flavor.   Many many small pieces of nuts and Amoretti cookies inside the truffles give these a surprising, unique and good mouthfeel and taste.

One downside is that the very small pieces tend to stick between teeth and even between tooth and gum.  That may leave a desire to brush or floss soon after eating.  A second downside is that these are a seasonal item.  It may not be until next December when we see them again.

The packaging is as elegant as the chocolate.  Each truffle is individually wrapped in a shiny paper with a twisty flourish above the truffle.  If put out on a tray, the wrapping helps reduce any concerns about how many people picked up and then put down the truffle.

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Choceur – Cocoa Dusted Truffles – ALDI – Food Review

01/14/2017

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These are good without being overly exceptional.  That’s an odd statement even for me.

There’s a nice bit of chocolate that lives somewhere between a milk and a dark chocolate at the heart of each truffle.  There’s no WOW factor to them.  They’re relatively inexpensive for the amount of chocolate in the box.  And for that price should we expect a WOW factor?  The texture in the mouth  is smooth and melty.  The dusting of cocoa powder adds a bit of taste contrast to the milder chocolate center.  Overall these are a very competent chocolate if your chocolate tastes lean towards the milder side of dark chocolate.  One won’t, but two or three should help satisfy your chocolate craving.   Price $2.49 per box      Calories  240 (1.41 oz/40 g serving size)

Trader Joe’s Brandy Beans – Food Review

01/07/2017

January 7, 2016Trader Joe's, Brandy Beans, food, review, alcohol, candy, chocolate
Brandy, I knew her from the old neighborhood. That’s right Brandy Beans. She and Ben, her brother, lived with their parents in the apartment building down the street on the second floor.  Right above them on the 3rd floor were the Shaws. You remember Charlie, now old Charles Shaw,  don’t you?

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Trader Joe’s Chocolate Liqueur Cherries – Food Review

11/19/2016

trader joes, dark chocolate liqueur cherriesNovember 18, 2016

Dark chocolate covered liquid center cherries are my favorite treat.  Come gift-giving holidays, the family gets off cheaply as this is my usual present.  But no complaints.  Will the addition of alcohol to the mix make these even better?

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14 Days On Clear Fluids – and Wonka SweeTarts – Day Twelve – Food Review

03/12/2012

I liked the box.

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ALDI Choceur Creme Filled Mini Chocolate Bars – Food Review

02/10/2012

They did it again.  Another really good chocolate treat.

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