Throwback Thursday: The History of the Candy Bar

You’re standing in the checkout line of your local store, you look to your left and see a selection of various candy bars.  The temptation to pick out your favorite enters your mind and as you reach for it you start to wonder about the history of candy bars.  Below is a brief line line…

Labor Day Weekend Events

The official fall kickoff is next week, with Labor Day, which is observed on the first Monday of September.  Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  Labor day was first celebrated in New York City in 1882 and was organized by…

Fast Forward to Fall

The summer has been great, but around this time of year I tend to start looking forward to fall.  The cooler temperatures, the start of football season, and the thoughts of the holidays just around the corner have always made this a favorite time of year for me.  For those of you who are dreading…

5 Reasons Why We Love Our Location

How many times have you heard “Location, location, location”?  The physical location of your business can say a lot about your company and who your target customer base is.  We want to tell you why we love our Pittsburgh location! 1. The Cultural District – Not only are we lucky to be located in the…

What’s On Your Chocolate Wish List?

Is there something you wish you could find in a chocolate covered variety or made entirely from chocolate?  Last week Sarah Kovash found her item, and she didn’t even know it existed!  Sarah visited our Penn Avenue store and found out that we offer chocolate dipped pierogies.  Read more to see what she thought of…

How to Make Chocolate Dipped Candies

Chocolate dipped candies are favorite confection for many.  The process of creating these delightful treats is not complicated.  Read our steps below for insight on how we produce the many chocolate dipped items we carry in our store. 1. Choose & Melt the Chocolate– Before you can dip your chosen item in chocolate you need to…

Try Our NEW Chocolate Party Services!

Planning a sweet event? Don’t forget the chocolate! Sinful Sweets is now offering at home parties. Chocolate parties can be used for any special occasion; from birthdays to anniversaries to family reunions. These are also great for a night in with the girls or holiday parties. Benefits of an In Home Chocolate Party: 1. Who…

A Guide to Chocolate Pairing

You love chocolate; milk, dark, truffles, creams and everything inbetween.  You even have a have a favorite chocolate combination – maybe it’s classic like chocolate and peanut butter or a slightly more daring choice of chocolate dipped chili peppers.  The risk of becoming sick of chocolate is thought that will never cross your mind, but…

I scream, you scream…

…we all scream for Sinful Sweets ice cream! Ice cream, The Great American Dessert, could be considered the perfect hot weather treat. Ice cream was mostly likely brought back from China to Europe  Over time the Italian and French royal courts began creating recipes and serving ices, sherbets, and milk ices. Once the dessert was…

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Summer is right around the corner and everyone is looking forward to more time outdoors in the sun.  Along with the warm weather, comes shorts and bikini season.  A main concern of many is their appearance and being healthy.  One fact that is often forgotten when making these healthier decisions is the benefits of eating…