chocolate

  1. Cooking & Entertaining

    Food and chocolate pairing menus

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    Do you know letting chocolate melt in your mouth produces brain and heart activity similar to (and sometimes stronger than)...
  2. Cooking & Entertaining

    Why chocolate makes a great menu addition

    The sweet, satisfying taste of chocolate is usually delegated as an indulgent treat, but it can be an excellent addition to any...
  3. Cooking & Entertaining

    Non-alcoholic drinks and chocolate pairings

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    When pairing chocolate with your favorite drink, it’s fun to mix and match flavors that complement or contrast with your beverage....
  4. Cooking & Entertaining

    Best chocolates to use for after-dinner drinks

    After-dinner drinks are usually rich, sweet and creamy cocktails. Many recipes include melted chocolate or cocoa powder for...
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    Best chocolates for white wines

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    What’s more satisfying than a glass of white wine accompanied by a piece of decadent chocolate? Read on to find out the best...
  6. Cooking & Entertaining

    Best chocolates for red wines

    Take your next glass of red wine to another level of enjoyment by savoring it with chocolate. Life just got sweeter.
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    Chocolate and meat pairing ideas

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    With all the attention on chocolate and meat, think chocolate covered bacon, find out how this pair can crossover to your dinner plate.
  8. Healthy Recipes

    Do you know your cacao?

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    Cacao is more than the mix you use for that belly-warming mug of hot chocolate you sip on all winter. Cacao powder is a substance...
  9. Healthy Recipes

    Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream

    This is a blender ice cream recipe adapted from Montel Williams' Living Well HealthMaster Desserts and Ice Cream recipe collection....
  10. Food & Recipes

    Why choose fair trade chocolate?

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    If you’ve ever felt guilty indulging in chocolate treats (and who hasn’t?), then we have a way to alleviate “eater’s remorse.”...
  11. Dessert Recipes

    5 Delicious Nutella recipes

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    Are you nutty for Nutella? This delectable chocolate hazelnut spread has reached a cult following around the world and even has its...
  12. Healthy Recipes

    Strawberry Chocolate Margarita

    Just because chocolate-dipped strawberries are a quintessential nibble on Valentine's Day doesn't mean you can't have your chocolate...
  13. Food & Recipes

    Wild chocolate trends for 2011

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    Wild chocolate trends are showing up at this year's Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. Just when we thought there was no steam left...
  14. Well-being

    10 Surprising things that are good for your heart

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    Exercise and a balanced diet are well-known factors that improve heart health, but there are many other lifestyle factors that can...
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    Dark Chocolate Banana Vegan Ice Cream

    Making vegan ice cream at home is a sweet and easy endeavor when you've got vegan dark chocolate and frozen bananas on hand. Though...
  16. Cooking & Entertaining

    Bittersweet Chocolate Orange Butter

    This luscious butter makes even the simplest bread or roll special. Try it on toast, biscuits, pancakes, French toast, waffles or...
  17. Food Articles

    Chocolate recipes for breakfast

    Chef/owner Barbara Passino of Oak Knoll Inn in beautiful Napa Valley, California and author of the aptly chocolate-filled cookbook...
  18. Gifts

    Chocolate gift ideas for your man

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    There is perhaps no better gift for Valentine's Day than chocolate. It's sweet, it's dark, it's rich--everything your man should be!...
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    World Nutella Day recipes

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    Possibly the best spread ever created officially has its own day. February 5th is World Nutella Day and there is no better way to...