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What's the Origin of Easter Baskets? (And Why Are They Full of Candy?)

Like Christmas, Easter is a Christian (and possibly originally pagan) holiday that's just as popular among the secular set. Giving children Easter baskets laden with candy is as vital a part of the...

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Valrhona Chocolate Feves or Pistoles in TCs?

by s4zando 6 months ago

Does any one have a retail source for Valrohna Chocolate Feves or Pistoles here in the twin cities? I'm primarily looking for: Valrhona Araguani Bittersweet, 72% Cocoa Valrhona Equatoriale Noi...

Chocolate Pudding Just Won't Set

by GenoveseC 4 years ago

Hi. Does anyone know why once I put my homemade pudding in the fridge, it turns soupy? While cooking, it smells and tastes delicious. I pour it into a bowl and it's pretty thick. I'm thinking i...

Seeking basic recipe for turning baker's chocolate into eating chocolate

by Howard_2 8 years ago

I just tried this experiment: 1 tsp of water; dissolve 2 T sugar into that; add 1 block of baker's chocolate. Cool. Eat. This came out OK and I think is on the right track. Might need some ...

Mocha Cappuccino Terrine Recipe from Bon Appetit

by bertrice56 6 months ago

I'm looking for an a recipe from an old Bon Appetit magazine. I think it was in Oct, Nov, or Dec of 1997-1999. It was the cooking class recipe. It was three layers of mousse (chocolate, caramel,...

When chocolate milk goes bad

by Ruth Lafler 16 years ago

I bought some chocolate milk today that had gone bad. I took it back and got another bottle, and it had gone bad the same way. What was odd was (1) it was five days before the sell by date and (2...

Oil for Chocolate Cake?

by orlybabe 7 months ago

Hi, I’m making Hot Chocolate Cake (using Starbucks hot chocolate!) for a birthday party tomorrow. I normally opt for butter in chocolate cakes as I feel it gives a richer taste, but all of the hot ...

Making edible chocolate from baking chocolate?

by Howard_2 5 years ago

Can anyone point me to a recipe for turning baking chocolate into something edible--preferably dark chocolate? Thanks.

Secret to super thick cookies?

by brooksms 8 months ago

I'm obsessed with figuring out the secret to these cookies by Big Fat Cookie in Chicago! They're large 6oz thick cookies. The tops are shiny/crunchy while the inside has a fluffy (not cakey) crumb....

What cookies did they have at my school?

by IJustMadeThisForCookies 9 months ago

I grew up in Arizona and graduated HS in 2012. I fondly remember these super puffy chocolate chip cookies they always had at every school I went to (elementary through HS). They were individually p...

ISO Bon Appetit recipe from 70's for chocolate biscotti Conca D'Oro

by houndlvr1 6 years ago

I am DESPERATELY searching for a recipe that was in the RSVP column of a 1970's issue of Bon Appetit. It was for a chocolate biscotti type bar cookie that contained pignoli nuts, chocolate, whole a...

Problems w/ Ina Garten's chocolate cake recipe?

by foodISlove 10 years ago

Ina Garten's recipe for chocolate cake -- Beatty's Chocolate Cake -- driving me nuts. First time, cake batter bubbled out of the pans and all over the bottom of the oven. My fault, used milk w/ vin...

Simple Dark Chocolate Cake...no icing, no glaze

by Pakistanicook 6 years ago

I have probably romanticized and embellished, as most childhood memories (food memories in this case) tend to be, my first taste of the best chocolate cake I ever ate. Middle school picnics, my c...

What new flavor of M&Ms would you like to see?

by chompie 5 years ago

After trying the Candy Corn and seeing that they have pumpkin pie ones and birthday cake coming out, I was wondering what kind you would invent,, Don't know if they have a place to post suggestions...

Chocolate Snaps...where'd they go?

by howboy 11 years ago

I really miss these, espeically when I'm drinking a gleass of milk. When I was young, they came in a long box. They disappeared for a few years, but resurfaced in a mini-box. Now they're gone, and...

Some personal highlights from Piacenza, Pavia & Genoa

by Michaelspont 3 years ago

Piacenza, Pavia, Genoa I recently did a quick jog through these three very lovely, highly atmospheric Italian cities and had wonderful cultural and food experiences -- although perhaps ones not...

Tempering Chocolate question

by JoeBabbitt 4 years ago

I've been thinking about making candy (Turtles in particular). I have good quality dark chocolate. Is tempering necessary? I understand the process but I'm not sure if I need to do it. Any help...

Light chocolate cake recipes?

by babymole_bob123 1 year ago

Having a family get together tomorrow and I am making the cake shown below again however I need a really airy but sturdy chocolate cake recipe. Last time the cake just went rock solid when I left i...

Recipes for homemade, filled chocolates

by babymole_bob123 1 year ago

Hi guys, so recently I’ve been thinking about how much I love thorntons and all their wonderful, creative chocolates and I figured it would be fun to make my own. However there are no real recipes ...

Any place to get Fazer chocolate eggs (real eggshell) in Toronto?

by willhamiltonw 1 year ago

I bought these many years ago--real eggshells with chocolate nut filling. Would love to buy again this Easter but can't find it anywhere in Toronto. Any tips? (Also I have seen the same thing from ...

Where to buy chocolate bars?

by eateat22 2 years ago

Guys - I'm finding it difficult to find chocolate bars from renowned makers like Amedie, Amano, Michel Cliuzel, etc. I visited chelsea market and eataly and a bunch of other chocolate stores but no...