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  • Aug 30, 2018
    An Introduction to Gourmet Brownie

    There is little more satisfying than biting into a soft, decadent chocolate brownie. Sadly, your past experiences with a wonderful handmade brownie are likely difficult to replicate, especially if you’re used to the packaged ones at your local supermarket. They’re loaded with preservatives, they’re sweet with no remorse and the toppings are hardly creative. Even so, they’re “okay” and suitable for a little sweet snack. As enjoyable as the typical brownie is, there comes a time or occasion where you (or a recipient) deserves something better; a gourmet brownie. But what exactly is a gourmet brownie? Does it mean it’s hand-crafted? Does it mean it’s expensive? Or perhaps it means there are fancy patterns carved into it? First and foremost, our brownies contain only the finest ingredients. It’s cliché to say that, but it’s really true! If we sprinkle cranberries onto our cranberry brownie, we make sure to use high-quality dried cranberries that complement the sweetness of the chocolate. If we bake a walnut brownie, we ensure the walnuts have a satisfying crunch that contrasts with the soft brownie. We even make sure that our baking soda is the best baking soda available for baking brownies! Next, our brownies are crafted with passion. They’re not mass produced–they’re handmade. They’re not cut and packed into a box by a machine–they’re hand cut and placed gently into our own packaging. This allows us to pour our years of experience and dedication into every box we produce, and the results are a stark contrast from mass-produced factory brownies. Finally, we focus on not just the taste and presentation, but also the experience. Every bite of our brownies will create a feeling of nostalgia, bringing you back to a better place and putting a smile on your face. In short, our gourmet brownies go above and beyond treating your senses.

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  • Aug 21, 2018
    Importance of Corporate Gifts for Employees

    Giving corporate gifts has become a common thing. This is a way to establish a smooth and strong relationship with companies and customers. However, regardless of size, the company will give gifts to employees in order to thank them for their contribution to the development of the company. Employees are an important part of the company. No matter whether their work is directly or indirectly developed into the company, help them grow. In addition to salary and experience, they do not mean 'you did a good job'. But now, you can send corporate gifts to employees to boost morale. This helps to encourage and attract them to work harder than before. People work because of need and improve their lifestyle. However, if it seems to be a burden for him or her, no one wants to work. The times have changed and the mentality has changed. People now realize things. Therefore, in order to further promote them, the company is giving them incentives in the form of corporate gifts. Whether in birthdays, anniversaries, promotions or special events or events such as new year's day, diwali, holi, etc., the company will distribute to them so many useful and long-term corporate gifts. This is a way of thanking employees for their hard work and loyalty. Giving presents helps establish a strong and trustworthy relationship between employees, suppliers, or customers. It is also one of the most effective marketing methods for company branded products and services. Recent studies have shown that when considering the provision of corporate gifts for employees and customers, companies that pay great attention are very successful companies in the market today. For example - if your company has two or more gift giving events twice a year, then it will have the greatest benefit to people and consumers. Companies can give so many things to make it an important occasion. In addition, there are many ways to adapt and describe the company. All that is needed is a little attention to services and products to provide a symbol that can be a company gift. There are mugs, calendars, diaries, wall clocks, etc. With logos and company names that can be used as corporate gifts for employees. Why companies give gifts to employees is beneficial because they increase the morale of employees without spending too much. Corporate gifts come in many price ranges and styles. It is cheaper than the monetary rewards the company provides to its employees. Since many people are working, these gifts are ordered in bulk, so they are cheaper than any other option. However, companies must ensure time, appropriateness, presentation and personality.

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  • Aug 21, 2018
    Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe

    Ingredients Cake • 1 box of chocolate cake mix • 1 box of fudge brownie mix • 4 eggs • 1 1/4 c water • 1 c oil Ganache • 1 c fresh cream • 1 bag (12 ounces) of semi-sweet chocolate Instructions 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Use a baker to spray or use butter/flour to prepare a cauldron. 2. Mix the first five ingredients in a large bowl, stir for 2 minutes or until most of the bulk disappears. 3. Pour the batter into a prepared pan and bake for 50-55 minutes. 4. After the baking is completed, remove the cake and put it in the pan for cooling for up to five minutes. Carefully place the cake on a cooling rack and allow it to cool for more than 30 minutes. Ganache 1. Place heavy cream in a large microwave oven and heat for about 2 minutes. You want to make the cream boil. 2. Carefully pour the chocolate sauce into the cream... It may blistering, which is ok. 3. Sit down for 5 minutes. Beat the chocolate and cream until smooth, about 1 minute. 4. Pour the cooled cake and serve it. Tips for success: Make sure you only add the ingredients on the ingredient list. Do not follow the directions on the box mix. I shifted the cake mix and brownie mix into my bowl to avoid lumps. This cake takes just moments to put together and tastes great. The crumb is fine and the texture is smooth. I love the semi-sweet chocolate ganache but if you prefer milk chocolate feel free to substitute.

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  • Aug 21, 2018

    Refrigerate your cake before shipping. I will put it in the fridge overnight or in the refrigerator for a few hours before putting it in the car. Hard cakes have fewer cakes than freshly baked cakes and can handle more bumps and turns. Of course, there is always the choice of cake carrier. If this is the shipping method of your choice, please plan ahead because the cake needs to be placed at a certain height of the box. One problem I encountered was that there was only a double-layer cake. The upper doll was squeezed on the cake carrier. If you know that you like pipes and decorations, you can find extra high cake carriers online! I really like this 8 1/2 inch cake server in gardenia fire! Many people use their cake boxes, which is a good idea for a long journey. My tip is to make sure that the boxes are big enough to line up the boxes with box liners and don't forget what's inside the box! A good trick is to put a yoga mat under the box. My favorite trick is to put the cake in a spring pot. This applies to cakes on a plate or cake. I got my 12-inch round spring pot, put the cake inside, and then put the spring rack on the shelf and put it on the flat surface inside my car. (usually, the back or the floor, the seat is too curved) when you get to the event, just carry the spring pot and remove the outer edge! This is more than I can count. Quick note: cakes are best for traveling in a cool environment, so if you travel by coach, you can bundle them extra. If your room temperature is too high, the frost may melt and slide down the cake. If you choose the box method, you can also place ice packs around the bottom of the box. If you can, bring a "Repair kit." extra frosting, use of pipe tips, small offset squeegee or any tool used when decorating the cake. If you have any cracks or bulges, they can be easily repaired!

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  • Aug 21, 2018

    In the early 1990s, richard beltramini and cele otnes carefully studied the gifts to find answers to several questions about the subject. The two researchers searched for the research results of many disciplines published in the "Gift of gifts: research collection" in 1996. This includes an article written by dr. Russell belk in their research paper, which examines the question of what an idyllic gift is. Now you don't have to doubt what a great gift is. Here are six factors that can explain this problem and how the experience gift meets them. 1 - gift giver makes amazing sacrifices - it sounds like the giver spent a lot of money to buy the perfect gift, but that doesn't mean that. Instead, gift givers spend time and effort trying to find gifts that the recipient would like and like. For example, you are looking for a father's day gift for your family's lover. You know he likes to play golf and you want to help him improve the game. If you want a unique golf gift, consider getting him pga professional golf experience. This is definitely better than buying a new golf club every few years. 2 - gift givers want gift recipients - you don't want gift recipients to feel that the gifts you give them are very convenient. Instead, you want to focus on getting them satisfied with your gift. Scientific evidence shows that the joy people get from a gift experience is more joyful than when they receive material gifts. Therefore, when you are looking for a gift to experience as your gift, you should remember this person's happiness. 3 - gifts are a wealth - any gifts you purchase should be special, but material gifts lack abundance and luxury. A new shirt or trousers is not special, but it is boring and practical. A perfect gift should not be something that meets basic needs, but should be something that one would never buy for himself. Experience gifts fall into this category. What kind of gift can you find? How about the driving experience of nascar fans or couples massage? 4 - the gift is unique and suitable for the intended recipient - how often have you heard the phrase "This is an important idea"? Although, yes, ideas are necessary and important, and only when it is completed is it correct. Suppose you shop with a friend and he says, "I'm happy to buy or buy for what he or she chooses." two months later, your friend is having her birthday. A good friend will return to the shop for his/her purchase. Since this friend did not comment on her/his birthday, the gift was considered to be very thoughtful and unique to them. A less thoughtful person would assume that their friends would buy gift cards for themselves and buy gift cards. This is why experience gifts are a good idea. For example, if you have a husband who likes rock climbing, you can buy rock climbing experience gifts for him; what he will like is unique to him.

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  • Aug 18, 2018
    Chocolate Types, Explore The World Inside

    Chocolate lovers are always ready to know about chocolates and want to try more of these. It is of no wonder that you might be a crazy lover of chocolate and want to eat it very often. Chocolate has no specific eating. You can eat it whenever you want and wherever you want, haters excluded though. Here we will be telling you about some of the chocolate types that will be a sweet yet unique addition to your knowledge of interest. UNSWEETENED CHOCOLATE This is the type that is purest as it has no added sugars in it. You will also hear the names of baking chocolate, bitter chocolate, pure chocolate or chocolate liquor for it and all those names mean this unsweetened chocolate. Major use of this pure chocolate is for baking purposes. Sometimes it is used for Corporate Gifts. BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE Next lined type is bittersweet that has 2 parts. One part comprises of pure chocolate, say, up to 35 percent and the other has small sugar amount in it. This chocolate is famous with name of dark chocolate as well. It is darker than semisweet and less dark than pure chocolate. As it has no legal impositions and specifications to define it, you can call it a mix between higher and lower chocolate content carrying categories. Both semisweet & bittersweet are used interchangeably for baking but it depends upon personal preferences. Some manufacturers change color intensity and specific sweetness as required by their recipes and the sources of cacao bean. Mainly used for eating & baking. SEMISWEET CHOCOLATE It is legally a chocolate but with at-least 35% pure chocolate. Sugar and cocoa are an addition to this. It won't be wrong if we call it most versatile of all chocolate types. These chocolate types are in multiple forms including chips, squares, discs and blocks. Uses include those for eating and baking. MILK CHOCOLATE This contains lower pure chocolate content that makes just 10% of total chocolate. Addition is made of sugar and cocoa butter to increase its taste. As compared to dark chocolate, this type carries mild flavor. SWEET-BAKING TYPE CHOCOLATE It carries a little more pure chocolate say 15% content as compared to semisweet type. Again addition of sugar and cocoa butter is added to enhance and prominent the actual taste. It is bit sweeter as compared to the recently defined semisweet one. UNSWEETENED COCOA-POWDERED CHOCOLATE This is the chocolate man, the purest one but one thing lacks and that is the cocoa butter. Dutch process is carried on or you can call it the European style done for neutralization of natural acids. Resultant stuff is the one with redder color and mellower favor. WHITE CHOCOLATE In order to make white chocolate cocoa butter & sugar is combined. Other stuff added includes that for flavor like vanilla. It is a chocolate that is loved for eating by many. Gardenias Fire is the name of quality where you can get best chocolate stuff with combinations that are matchless. We manage to combine strawberries, berries and nuts in a unique way. For more to know and get, have a look.

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  • Aug 18, 2018
    Dark Chocolate Vs White Chocolate

    Gardenias Fire is always one step ahead of all in providing best sweet eatables and also in informing about important details. Some people like dark chocolate whereas others are die-hard fan of white chocolate. Breaking the trend let`s have a look at what separates the two chocolate types, i.e. dark or white. As far as names are concerned these both fall under category of chocolates and you cannot exclude any from inheritance. Both have ingredients of cocoa butter inside them and both are eagerly enjoyed as desserts as well as used in confectioneries. Chocolate is based in cocoa's bean. Cocoa plant is split into the chocolate liquor, cocoa butter plus cocoa powder. In order to give the properties of dark chocolate, to cocoa, sugar & cocoa powder is added. In contrast with milk chocolate, the dark chocolate lacks milk solids. Talking about the composition of white chocolate, it contains sugar, milk solids plus cocoa butter. If you are a pure lover of chocolate you won't call whiter one as a chocolate. Let' go through some main features of these chocolates one by one, starting with dark chocolate. If you love either of these, don’t be offended because we love both. Even you can Also Check Gardenia’s Berries Strawberry. DARK CHOCOLATE 1-Taste of dark chocolate is more like that of a chocolate that afterwards tastes bitter 2-Texture of dark chocolate is chalky and dry due to no milk solids 3-Dark chocolate is sold in the form of bars and chips in combination with different concentration of chocolate in it. It is also used for making chocolate drinks and sauces 4-Ingredients of dark chocolate are mainly from cacao bean having cacao/cocoa power, sugar and cocoa butter without any milk solids 5-Dark chocolate brings positive health impacts particularly those related to cardiovascular issues as it contains flavonol antioxidants WHITE CHOCOLATE 1-White chocolate is an imitation of chocolate, say a shadow of chocolate in true words. It lacks properties of chocolate due to no cocoa in it. It is however richer and sweeter. 2-White chocolate is somewhat smoother plus contains more buttery essence than darker one 3-You can find white chocolate in the form of bars and that combined with chips. Other uses are those in candy or desserts 4-It has no cocoa powder content in it 5-As it is not pure chocolate and a mere reflection of chocolate, it is not an offeror of health benefits like dark chocolate 6-It has more fats and sugar content

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  • Aug 18, 2018
    Why Chocolate

    Money can buy things but not happiness. But there is something you can get with money which brings happiness as well. The one I am talking about is none other than chocolate. Chocolate grows on the trees but it has the chemical that increases good feeling factors. You can call it one of the most widely used psychoactive drugs. Chocolate taste results from mixture of various chemicals. These chemicals are prepared through roasting process where sugars & amino acids are combined to make pyrazines. Pyrazines contribute some wildly pleasant nutty, roasted & chocolatey sensations. Chocolate is a feel-good drug the one that is once, twice, thrice or you can say seven times more effective than trimethylxanthine. You might be aware of it, ok let`s make it simple, it is the caffeine. Caffeine works via counteraction with the adenosine that is the natural-neurotransmitter. Through their collaboration, these result in increased muscle contraction and heart rate. You can Also Check Business Gifts NJ. LOVE FOR CHOCOLATE Chocolate is a rich eatable. It has theobromine plus the serotonin for controlling brain functions with improvement of behavior and mood. In order to make serotonin body uses natural amino-acids called tryptophan. Chocolate is a readymade token for enjoying tryptophan and serotonin. Chocolate has a long history of discovery. About 20 years back, an important molecule named anandamide was discovered. This molecule has great power to affect your mood. Chocolate is the house to chemicals. Another chemical discovered includes Phenyl ethylamine, though in smaller extent. This is the stimulant of love, which of course is of mine and your interest. Some bad about chocolate? Well, eat more of it and be happier, the world will adjust. CHOCOLATE IS RICH Chocolate has many molecules to mention particularly dark chocolate. These are flavonoids particularly. Different scientists are of the opinion that these are good for cardiovascular health. Leaving the molecule discussion behind, there are some of the things beyond science factors. Imagine the sensation of chocolate melting in your mouth. Can you think of more at that point? No way. Cocoa has fatty triglycerides that are stackable in 6 varying ways. Exactly right melting point is at 34 degrees and hence chocolates melt in mouth not hands, though summer is an exception. As now you know more about chocolate and the value of it for happy feelings, eat more of it. Life is all about happenings and to make all happenings pleasant, chocolate is the thing that actually works.

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  • Mar 11, 2018
    Saint Patricks with our treats!

    Celebrate this Saint Patrick with the best brownies! We have different options as toppings in our brownies! Chocolate contains antioxidant compounds known as flavanols, which may improve your body's ability to fight disease and aging. A 2006 review, published in "Nutrition and Metabolism" by Harvard University scientists found these flavonols may have even greater benefit; they appear to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, blood pressure Brownies are made of chocolate and cholesterol. A study, published in the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" in 2008, found eating dark chocolate and cocoa may indeed lower blood pressure. However, the addition of fat and sugar tends to counteract these healthful effects. So, don’t wait anymore and order one box today!

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  • Mar 06, 2018
    8 Ways to Celebrate International Women's Day

    8 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day Justice, equality, hope, and dignity. These are just a few of the values behind International Women’s Day. The holiday which was initiated in 1911 has now grown to become a powerful platform where the economic, cultural, social and political achievements of women can be celebrated. So how does one observe such a compelling holiday? Here are a few ideas. Attend an official event – March! Women’s marches have increasingly gained popularity over the years. This is a befitting way to celebrate as it is one of the many things the original women’s suffragettes did. Various marches are held for issues such as ending gender violence, equal pay in the workplace, labor rights, etc. Find a topic which speaks to you and joins in. There are many other official events held too such as conferences, fun runs, exhibitions, festivals, and more. Reach out to the women in your life – Mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins, friends. I’m sure the list of women in your life is quite lengthy and it would be unrealistic to reach out to all of them. Focus on the important ones and show them the love, support, and respect which you have for them. This is a perfect day to write a letter, have a meaningful conversation, or take them out to dinner. Donate – Find an organization in your area which focuses on women’s issues. Women’s shelter, a group which helps women find jobs or a group which helps women attain education. There are many such organizations which could use your donation to achieve their end goals. Volunteer – Your time is one of the most precious things to give to someone. This ties into the previously mentioned act of donating, but now it is not monetary. Any such organizations can always use a helping hand, or two. And in the process, you would be educating yourself on the issues and struggles at hand as well. Support professional women – Spotlight women authors, filmmakers, artists and other professionals. Read their books, watch their movies, purchase their work. These seemingly small actions can accumulate into massive support for the women in the industries. It may even expand your own views and introduce you to new perspectives. Have a celebration at work/school – Make it a personal celebration by focusing on the women who are around you daily in the workplace. Profile the high achieving women at work, ask a woman speaker to give a presentation, hold a seminar with keynote addresses by women in your industry. Visit a memorial or museum – This is a more educational celebration. Find a memorial or museum that is significant to the Suffragette Movement, the event which started it all. There are symbolic landmarks, memorials, and museums one can visit. Go global – This is an accumulation of all the previously mentioned points but on another level. Step it up a notch by taking it on with an international perspective. Learn about women’s issues around the globe, how you can help, and what you can do. Learn about achievements or women in world history who have been overlooked.

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