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December 16th, 2010
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday and the most delicious finds on TV.

December 16 is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day, and we mean anything. You’ve got your usual suspects – pretzels, peanuts, strawberries and peanut butter; your decadent suspects – Oreos, donuts, cake and candy; and your interesting suspects – grasshoppers, bacon, potato chips and scorpions.

Basically, the sky’s the limit today, as long as you coat it in chocolate.

Unless… can you coat the sky in chocolate?

What's on TV?

“The Ellen Degeneres Show” – Check local listings
Bethenny Frankel shares some tips for eating healthy and looking great.

“Most Unique McDonald’s” – Travel Channel, 4 p.m. ET
All McDonald’s are not created equally. Here, some of the more interesting fast food restaurants are explored.

“To Market To Market To Buy a Fat Pig” – PBS, 7 p.m. ET
Check out some of the farmers markets, market houses and marketplaces around the country.

“Brew Masters” – Discovery Channel, 8 p.m. ET
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery will attempt to brew a 9,000 year-old recipe based on pottery jars called “Chateau Jihau.”

“Food(ography)” – Cooking Channel, 8 p.m. ET
A look inside our favorite foods from the winter holidays: fruitcake, gelt, Gingerbread and latkes.



soundoff (19 Responses)
  1. GrammarGnatsie

    How does a Gnatsie with OCD for proper spelling and grammar celebrate this fine day? With a classic:

    Chocolate covered chocolate.

    December 16, 2010 at 6:58 pm |
  2. Katie

    Chocolate covered potato chips. You need to order an a la carte angioplasty with it, but it's totally worth it.
    http://www.katiesfoodobsession.blogspot.com

    December 16, 2010 at 10:17 am |
    • apple

      effin spammer take your crap website somewhere else

      December 18, 2010 at 8:53 pm |
  3. Dave the 1st

    You guys ever tried chocolate covered bacon? Sounded gross to me when I heard it, but gave it a try anyway, OMG that is like the best stuff ever invented. Kind of a pain to make, but well worth it.

    December 16, 2010 at 10:03 am |
    • mizjdizz

      Not a fan of pig flesh, but I have seen it displayed in a local establishment called Legacy Chocolates.

      December 16, 2010 at 10:18 am |
      • RichardHead@mizjdizz

        Pssst....It's me. What times the party starting?

        December 16, 2010 at 10:21 am |
      • mizjdizz

        An hour and a half!! Anticipation is killing me!

        December 16, 2010 at 10:23 am |
      • RichardHead@mizjdizz

        Please be gentle with my Brother.2 Marine batteries should do the trick and make sure you ground the jumper cables. Enjoy!

        December 16, 2010 at 10:29 am |
      • mizjdizz

        No worries! He's been in training at Camp Mizdizz for nearly a year now. The young man has amazing endurance and recovers quickly. But thanks for the suggestion, we'll give it a try!

        December 16, 2010 at 10:43 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants

        =o

        December 16, 2010 at 11:35 am |
      • Jerv@Jdizz

        Is that your "O face" Jdizz? Good man, enjoy!!

        December 16, 2010 at 11:38 am |
  4. Truth

    Those strawberries look more delectable than allowed by law.

    December 16, 2010 at 10:02 am |
  5. mizjdizz

    How about anyone? Sounds like brunch to me!!

    December 16, 2010 at 9:59 am |
  6. Evil Grin

    National chocolate covered anything day? Awesome.

    December 16, 2010 at 9:56 am |
  7. Queen of Everything@Snowbunny

    Snowbunny, we really, really, really need you back in the coffee klatsch. RichHead wants to name us "the FART Club"!

    December 16, 2010 at 9:55 am |
  8. Snowbunny

    I'd hit them!

    December 16, 2010 at 9:46 am |
    • RichardHead

      We miss you Snowbunny!

      December 16, 2010 at 9:48 am |
      • Snowbunny@RH

        Awww... :P

        December 16, 2010 at 9:50 am |
      • Robyn

        I always give some sort of culinary gift.. and these would be great to bring as a hostess gift..I also found this hilarious, politically incorrect cookbook that I am giving to everyone too! It is called.. well.. I won't tell you the name of it her cause some of you will freak, but if you google "whipped and be aten culinary works" you can find it.. best part is it was under $15! but be warned. if you dont have a good sense of humor.. this one probably isn't for you!

        December 18, 2010 at 8:34 pm |
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