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Culinary Chocolate?

It’s time to start thinking outside of the box when it comes to cooking and chocolate … for far too long, “make mine chocolate” has referred to dessert. Limiting your chocolate culinary exposure to the last course of the meal means that...

Cocoa Camouflage

We all remember the words from the Mary Poppins song (oh, yes you do – no sense in denying it) about a spoonful of sugar helping the medicine go down. Well here’s a new take on that old idea that offers all of us the opportunity to increase...

Molten Chocolate Made Easy

So here’s a little secret for all of you who love the taste and texture of cake combined with hot gooey fudge but who are kitchen averse or who think that all really rich and decadent chocolate desserts require a degree from a fancy culinary...

Chocolate Tessellation Recipe

Chocolate Tessellation is an intense chocolate recipe submitted by reader Rod. The three ingredients in this recipe were selected specifically for their nutrients, with natural unsweetened cocoa as the nutrient focus. “Tessellation” refers...

Chocolate Saltine Toffee

If you like salty and sweet together (I do!), then Chocolate Saltine Toffee is for you.  An added bonus is that it’s absurdly easy to make. Ingredients: 4 oz. saltine crackers 1 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups chocolate chips 3/4 cup...

Healthy Chocolate Cheesecake

This healthy chocolate cheesecake is low-calorie, easy to make, and yummy, too! Ingredients: 1/4 cup Grape Nuts 1/2 cup fat free cream cheese (room temperature) 2 Tablespoons honey 1 egg white 1/4 cup fat free plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla...

The Original Palmer House Brownies

The Original Palmer House Brownies Recipe Brownie: 1 pound semi-sweet chocolate 1 pound butter (4 sticks) 1 pound sugar (3 1/2 cups) 8 ounces cake flour (2 cups) 1 tablespoon baking powder 4 eggs 1 pound crushed walnuts (3 1/2 cups) Glaze: 1/2...

S’mores on a Stick

Ingredients you’ll need to make S’mores on a Stick: graham crackers pretzel sticks large marshmallows your favorite chocolate bars Instructions: Crush the graham crackers by placing in a Ziploc bag and bashing them with your fist to relieve...

Good for You Chocolate Mousse

Good for you chocolate mousse?  Too good to be true?  Nope.  And it’s yummy, too. Ingredients: 12 oz silken tofu 1/8 tsp almond extract 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 c dark or semisweet chocolate chips (darker = healthier!) 1/2 c fat free Greek...