Chocolate

Here's Why You Should Drink Your Chocolate This Fall

Dark, strong and liquefied is the right way to go
Sep 10, 2014 2:00 pm

For most of human history, chocolate was served as a beverage — not a candy bar. We're talking about real high-quality cacao in liquid form, mind you, a far cry from the powdery drink mixes or mass-produced syrups of your childhood. Megan Giller rediscovers this traditional method of ingesting the sweet stuff and tells you where to get yours.

Chocolate Cake With Green Tea Recipe

Pair with a cup of matcha for a perfect dessert
Sep 5, 2014 12:00 pm

You can't survive on one great chocolate recipe, you need 90! Thankfully, pastry chef and cookbook author Elisabeth Johansson has you covered. While there's no shortage of brownie and fudge recipes, the real treats are the ones you haven't made before. Go ahead, tell us you've made a green tea-spiked chocolate cake so rich and delicious it barely lasted an hour. Or maybe tell us that after it happens.

Pastry Essentials: Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Master the Rolls-Royce of decadent cheesecakes!
Aug 22, 2014 12:00 pm
chocolate cheesecake recipe

You can't survive on one great chocolate recipe, you need 90! Thankfully, pastry chef and cookbook author Elisabeth Johansson has you covered. While there's no shortage of brownie and fudge recipes, the real treats are the ones you haven't made before. Go ahead, tell us you've made a chocolate cheesecake so sinful that it barely lasted an hour. Or maybe tell us that after it happens.

Cocoa Tea: The Best Hot Beverage You're Not Drinking, But Should Be

And we are NOT talking about hot cocoa
Aug 18, 2014 9:00 am

First things first: Cocoa Tea is not the official married name of Ice-T's wife Coco. It's a hot drink from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia and a complete 180 from that tired, sugar-filled cup of hot cocoa with the tiny, completely artificial marshmallows that you love so much. You can think of cocoa tea just like your morning cup of coffee, except instead of roasted coffee beans, it's brewed with roasted cocoa nibs. Mind blown yet?

DIY Brazil Nut Pralines Recipe

Make these simple crunchy nut pralines at home
Aug 13, 2014 3:00 pm

You can't survive on one great chocolate recipe, you need 90! Thankfully, pastry chef and cookbook author Elisabeth Johansson has you covered. While there's no shortage of brownie and fudge recipes, the real treats are the ones you haven't made before. Go ahead, tell us you've made Brazil nut pralines so addictive that a double-batch barely lasted a week. Or maybe tell us that after it happens. 

 

What's The Deal With Raw Chocolate? And Why Am I Paying $14 For A Bar?

Experts give us reasons to seek out uncooked cacao
Jul 28, 2014 9:00 am

What's better, chocolate "cooked" below 140 degrees? 150? And what about 73-percent raw and roasted? Or, a 50-percent split? After talking to experts in the industry, Linnea Covington got a handle on the many opinions in the raw chocolate game. Here's what she learned.

The Easiest Vegan Cocoa Espresso Mousse Recipe. Period.

Wait, with avocado? Trust us, this is a winner.
Jul 21, 2014 12:00 pm
vegan cocoa mousse recipe

We borrowed this vegan cocoa espresso mousse recipe from chef Laurent Mechin at Jill's Restaurant in Boulder, Colorado. We love Meatless Mondays, but the crew at Jill's takes it a step further with Vegan Fridays, which is where you can find this smooth and creamy play on chocolate mousse along with a few dozen other totally delicious, animal-free dishes. Got a food processor? Good, you're ready to go. 

Salted Butter Caramel-Chocolate Mousse Recipe

A fine dessert from David Lebovitz's Paris kitchen
Jun 20, 2014 2:00 pm
david lebovitz chocolate mousse

Look no further than renowned culinary author David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen — the cookbook companion to his world-famous blog and a must-have for the dedicated home cook. Learn the classics right the first time, or dive a little deeper to lesser-known French dishes influenced by countless ethnic cuisines that you'll make again and again. Mousse au chocolat just got fancy. 

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