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E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Show mom how much you appreciate all she does by getting her something from E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide.

05/08/2014

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Finding Minnesota: The Candy In Kandiyohi County

As we travel around Minnesota, it’s nice to find some sweet little surprises. For example, you could say Mr. B Chocolates in Willmar puts the “candy” in Kandiyohi County.

02/09/2014

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Meet Dave Knoke, The Hudson Chocolate Star

It turns out that one of the up-and-comers on the national chocolate scene is in Hudson, Wis. Over the past few months, Knoke’s Chocolate has been visited by Duff from ACE of Cakes and Martha Stewart who tried to learn his techniques.

12/11/2013

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Busting Some Enduring Medical Myths

There are a lot of mixed messages when it comes to our health. Drink coffee, don’t drink coffee. Eat this, now don’t eat it. So the WCCO Morning Show brought in an expert to dispel some medical myths.

08/21/2013

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Like Willy Wonka, Pearson’s Opens Factory To The Public

A St. Paul icon is opening its doors to the public for the first time in more than 50 years. The Pearson’s Candy Company’s factory along West 7th Street has been virtually unchanged since it started production there in 1959.

04/04/2013

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Discover The St. Croix River Valley Through Chocolate

You can taste your way along the St. Croix River Valley and check out B&B’s in Minnesota and Wisconsin — with chocolate. It’s happening tomorrow and next Sunday.

03/09/2013

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Taste Of Chocolate Hits Bloomington On Sunday

Chocolate lovers are in for a treat this weekend as the annual Taste of Chocolate is back in the Twin Cities on Sunday.

03/08/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Chocolate-Covered Food?

02/22/2013

Valentine's Day

You Can Be Too Sweet On Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you can bet a lot of people will be gifted some sweet treats. But are sugary snacks really the best gifts to give?

02/13/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Candy Store

WCCO viewers said the Best Candy Store in the state is the same one that’s become a landmark in downtown St. Paul – Candyland.

02/09/2013

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Good Question: What Causes Cravings?

For most Americans its Chocolate, then Pizza. Salty snacks, then ice cream. Almost all of us report craving food. Researchers do think that every craving starts with a cue.

02/04/2013

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Simplifying Some Common Medical Myths

There are several studies out there that tell you what’s good for you and what’s bad. But what’s true and what’s a myth? We’ll try to simplify it all for you here.

06/15/2012

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Food Cravings That Can Ruin Your Day

Diets would be a lot easier if cravings for things like ice cream, chocolate and chips didn’t get in the way. A crave can throw off your nutrition for the whole day. You can eat well and balanced all day and then end up blowing the whole thing on a huge slice of cake.

05/16/2012

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Mother’s Day Do’s And Don’ts

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and time is running out if you haven’t found something special for your mom. If you still haven’t found that perfect gift for her, Chris Stanford ran down some of the gift-giving Do’s and Don’ts.

05/10/2012

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Food For Thought – 5 Foods To Enhance Brain Function

With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.

03/31/2012

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