I am a beginning baker and have somehow found myself with a big block of baking chocolate and a can of Libby's pure pumpkin. any good recipes for an easy dessert I can bring to Thanksgiving? I have a hand mixer but no food processor.
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Easy Chocolate Ganache
Rich, smooth, and deeply delicious, this semisweet chocolate ganache makes a great glaze for any dessert you whip up. Or, if you chill it until it's thicker, you can pipe or spread it as a frosting. Increase the ratio of chocolate to cream and you can also make fantastic truffles from the ganache. Since there are so few ingredients, be sure to use the best chocolate and freshest cream you can find. Read more.
How to Make Easy Chocolate Fondue
In this video recipe, Amy Wisniewski of the CHOW Test Kitchen shows you the easiest way to make the perfect Valentine's Day treat: silky smooth chocolate fondue. Use CHOW's simple fondue recipe while following along with Amy in the video and you'll have a fun, interactive dessert to share with your significant other or special friend.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy