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Sweet Chocolate

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Today’s photo-a-day challenge was sweet. As close as it is to fair, you would think that I’d have lots of sweet things to photograph, but I only came up with one really good one – a close up of some … Continue reading

Amazingly Easy Devil’s Food Cake

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I’ve been trying to make an effort recently to make some of the recipes I’ve been pinning to my recipes to try pinboard.  That way I can either move them to my recipes tried and loved pinboard for keeps, or … Continue reading

Amaretto-Chocolate Cream Truffles

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This recipe for Chocolate-Dipped Truffles with Amaretto-Chocolate Cream Centers comes to you from the Nov. 1979 issue of Cuisine.  The recipe makes about 3 dozen. Ingredients: 1 cup whipping cream 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, … Continue reading

Almond-Chocolate Cream Truffles

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This recipe for Almond-Chocolate Cream Truffles comes from the Nov. 1979 edition of Cuisine Magazine. It makes 4 1/2 dozen truffles. Ingredients: 1 cup whipping cream 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces … Continue reading

Tempering Chocolate

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Tempering chocolate is taking real chocolate, such as eating chocolate and preparing it for use.  There is no need to temper chocolate if you will be using it for baking, but in cases where you will be using it as … Continue reading