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Free online class: Bean-to-Bar at home

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Calling all Mad Scientists, Cocoa Nuts and Do-It-Yourselfers.

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Learn to make truffles with Poco Dolce

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Founder Kathy Wiley and Production Manager Juan Carlos of Poco Dolce give a neat presentation of how to make tea-infused truffles. They make it look easy; and in the video, Kathy suggests other flavors to try, such as chili & cinnamon, which she says are the original spices used when chocolate was first consumed in the Americas. If you feel …

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On a calorie & okane, d’argent (money) budget?

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Make your own truffles as a way to watch your budget and your waistline.

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SFBA chocolate lifestyle

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French Women Don’t Get Fat (from eating chocolate.)

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Everything’s better dipped in chocolate

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Try your hand at making chocolate treats for the holidays or any day.

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Chocolate Bread by Thorough Bread

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Bread & chocolate for the truly ambitious DIY-er.

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Seriously chocolate torte

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Ingredients in the refrigerator, almonds, dates, and dried cranberries needed to be used. Deborah Madison’s Date, Dried Cherry, and Chocolate Nut Torte recipe was the nearly perfect fit. What a great chocolate hit! And a great help to my little over-crowded refrigerator. I used Scharffen Berger 70% chocolate and since the goal was to use ingredients I had, I used …

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Abusing the term chocolatier

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What does it take these days to be a chocolatier?

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It’s not just us who considers chocolate a staple

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I got some good chocolate news in my morning paper: a review of a new cookbook and a recipe. In Cook this, not that by Natalie Haughton, Los Angeles Daily News, a review of “Cook This, Not That! Kitchen Survival Guide,” by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, Natalie lists the five pantry basics recommended in the book: dark chocolate (at …

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Drink to your health

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A chocolate bar worth drinking.

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