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(as) useful as a chocolate teapot

Utterly useless (because pouring boiling water into a chocolate teapot would melt it). That umbrella is stuck inside out, so it's about as useful as a chocolate teapot right now.
See also: chocolate, teapot, useful

as much use as a chocolate fireguard

Utterly useless (since chocolate melts when heated). Until the power comes back on, all those microwaveable meals we got are about as much use as a chocolate fireguard.
See also: chocolate, much, use

chocolate box

Something that seems unreal because it is so appealing or attractive. The phrase is always used before a noun. This charming little town is totally full of chocolate box houses.
See also: box, chocolate

life is like a box of chocolates

Life is unpredictable. A version of the phrase was popularized in the film Forrest Gump, in which it was followed by the second line: "You never know what you're gonna get." I didn't expect to get laid off, but hey, life is like a box of chocolates.
See also: box, chocolate, life, like, of

mint chocolate chip

A popular dessert flavor that tastes like mint and contains hard chocolate pieces. I'm getting a scoop of mint chocolate chip—what ice cream flavor do you want?
See also: chip, chocolate, mint
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The knight finished his cup of chocolate with an appearance of infinite relish, and carefully wiped his lips upon his handkerchief.
If you're good and do whatever you're told, you shall sleep in a proper bedroom, and have lots to eat, and money to buy chocolates and take rides in taxis.
( Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries: There's no combo that's harder to beat when it comes to decadence on Valentine's Day then chocolate-covered strawberries.
Divine Chocolate Hearts PS4, Ocado FOR an extra sweet gift, try Divine Chocolate Hearts in three delicious flavours; rich 70% Dark Chocolate, classic Milk Chocolate and creamy White Chocolate & Strawberry Hearts, with real strawberry pieces.
L'Artisan named for the centuries-old art of handcrafted Belgian chocolate. Belgian chocolate is known throughout the world as the ultimate standard in premium chocolate thanks to the finely-balanced taste created by the high quality of the cocoa butter.
'Belgian chocolate in Pakistan is like an exchange of sweetness and love, ' said Belgian Ambassador's wife, Mrs.
Growing demand for premium chocolate products, increasing consumption of chocolate confectionery among young population and companies expanding the brand portfolio of chocolate confectionery is expected to drive the GCC chocolate market.
"Moreover, emergence of several variants of chocolates such as, sugar free chocolate, cholesterol free chocolate, chocolate with low fat content to cater to the health-conscious customers would further steer growth in GCC chocolate market during the forecast period," he added.-TradeArabia News Service
The event was headed by Charita Puentespina, founder of Puentespina Farm and Malagos Chocolate, and Rex Puentespina, farmer and chocolate maker of Malagos Chocolate.
To ensure you have something for all guests no matter their preferences, opt for a variety of chocolates. Selections from the white, milk and dark chocolate categories offer an array of flavours.
Add eggs, milk, vanilla extract, chocolate chips and melted butter.
Milk chocolate is so creamy and sweet--Penny, 9, Virginia...
Regent X Janice Wong Valentine's Day Chocolate Gift Set, is priced at NT$1499 each (while supply lasts) and includes 16 pieces of heart-shaped chocolates, features classic flavors such as strawberry, coffee, hazelnut crunch and sea salt caramel, and also exotic flavors such as gula melaka, laksa lemongrass, orange whiskey and lemon thyme.
"Maitre Chocolatier is a one-stop shop for chocolate lovers," says Edna Wong-Tan with a sweet smile.