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Recipe for the perfect mug of Chai-Spiced Hot Chocolate

Recipe for the perfect mug of Chai-Spiced Hot Chocolate

(makes 4 mugs of hot chocolate) 4 cups whole milk (or milk substitute such as almond or soy milk) 6 chai tea bags (I tested this recipe with Twining’s Chai Ultra Spice tea bags) 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2-4 tablespoons honey Place the milk into a large sauce pan...

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Brownie Waffles

Brownie Waffles

Among the beautiful things I've bought to clutter up my tiny kitchen is a waffle iron. The night I brought it home, we had waffles for dinner.

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    Do you have a white chocolate "chip" on your shoulder? Lighten up!

    Do you have a white chocolate "chip" on your shoulder? Lighten up!

    When I began making chocolates and had my first fantasies of doing it for a living, Americans were well past their misgivings for anything other than a Hershey bar. In fact, the national trend had been moving steadily toward a preference for dark chocolate, and for my fellow American foodies,...

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    Recipe: Chocolate-Infused Pork Posole

    Recipe: Chocolate-Infused Pork Posole
    When using chocolate in savory recipes, resist the urge to use that wrapped and re-wrapped unsweetened “baking” bar that has been sitting in your cupboard forever. Instead, choose a not-too-bitter bittersweet chocolate. I suggest a 55-65%, well-balanced with noticeable sweetness.

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