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The Chocolate Tourist: Chocolate Videos!

Need a chocolate fix without all the calories? The Chocolate Tourist is a new series of online chocolate videos that’s packed full of chocolate and calorie-free! (Well, it is until you get a look at all that yummy chocolate and are forced...

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...

No Bake Chocolate Cookies

I love No Bake Chocolate Cookies! They’re so easy to make; I have fond memories of making these as a kid. No Bake Chocolate Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup peanut butter (smooth or chunky,...

From Virunga Park to Park Lane @London Chocolate Week

If you’re a chocolate fanatic – you’d better put a few dates in your diary over the next few weeks. In London, on two afternoons – Wednesday, 10 October and Saturday, 13 October – food writer Sudi Pigott will be leading an Original...

Opening Night for Some Special Women

I didn’t blog last week, as I have been steeped in rehearsals for a very special play:  My Mother’s Story.  We are a cast of eight women, telling the stories of ordinary women’s lives – except that they are all extraordinary. The...