As you might guess, we’re as proud as we can be of our Conn. chocolate-makers, who rank up there, in our opinion, with the best in the East. We also wanted to venture out beyond our region to discover a bar or two that are unknown here but worth finding. That brought us to the […]
From Faith — I want antioxidants in my diet, and as little sugar as possible, except when I splurge. That’s why I put a spoonful of truly raw organic cacao powder (ground bean) in my cup of chai tea each morning. If I’m in the mood, I add a touch of high quality ground cinnamon. […]
Better beans. A slightly darker roast. Richer milk. More cocoa. This is the new recipe chocolate artisans are using to different degrees to turn out very high quality milk chocolate bars. Here’s the list of some of the best milk chocolate makers posted by our colleagues at Serious Eats: 1. Fruition, Hudson Valley, NY 2. […]
These two-bite cookies pack just the right amount of chocolaty richness and minty freshness to cure whatever ails you. With their natural cocoa powder, buttery bittersweet chocolate, and a dash of crunchy peppermint candy, they are the perfect triple-threat treat to satisfy a chocolate-loving crowd. When it comes to delivering deep, dark chocolate flavor, plain […]
From Faith: There’s always room for chocolate, even at the end of a hefty Thanksgiving meal, and this mousse pie is both airy and heavenly enough to bring your pals to their knees. A chocolatey mousse filling is scooped into a dark chocolate wafer cookie crust and it’s all topped with homemade whipped cream and chocolate […]
These aren’t Italian, as Nancy Harmon Jenkins freely admits, yet she couldn’t resist the challenge of substituting olive oil for butter; she’s deservedly proud of the result. Jenkins is author of Virgin Territory, a history of olive oil in the Mediterranean and recipes featuring olive oil.