chocolate

Chocolate Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

March 31, 2010
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Last year I was fortunate enough to be sent some incredible chocolate by the Askinosie chocolate company. Of all the chocolates, my favorite one was their “Dark Milk” chocolate made with Goat’s Milk. I’d never had anything called “dark” milk chocolate nor had I ever had a chocolate bar made with goat’s milk. I was instantly smitten and knew I wanted to make something with that flavor profile….

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Customize your own Chocolate Bars with Chocri Chocolates

January 11, 2010

    About a month ago, I received an email from a company called Chocri originally based in Germany and now in the US, asking if I’d like to try their custom-made chocolate bars. Even though I love chocolate, I was busy and put off looking at their web site for a few weeks. When I finally logged in to […]

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Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel and Fleur de Sel Praline

December 7, 2009

Every Thanksgiving I make two desserts. One is always a pumpkin mousse pie and the other is usually something chocolate. This year I really wanted a show-stopper and decided I wanted a chocolate cake which had salted caramel in it in some way.  The original recipe came from Bon Appetit and can be found here, but I made […]

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Ice Cream

September 29, 2009

Printer Friendly Ice Cream Recipe Call me a geek, but I love “tech” stuff. I got my first digital camera over a decade ago and www.wired2theworld.com (our travelogue web site started in early ’98) was one of the first ones of its kind out there. Now everyone and their brother has a blog. When Twitter arrived on […]

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Chocolate Ganache Tart with Fresh Strawberries; or How to Make Sweet Tart Dough

May 9, 2009
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We have a tradition of Sunday dinners in our family. I don’t have a particularly large, related-by-blood family, but I do have a wonderful group of friends who have become our extended family and are as much my sisters and brothers as if we shared the same DNA. The dinners don’t happen every Sunday, but we try at least […]

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