| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:46 AM
14 oz dark chocolate
21 oz heavy cream
1 tea spoon vanilla extract
Put Chocolate and cream in double boiler or in a sauce pan over low heat.
Allow chocolate to melt, stirring occasionally. Add pinch of salt and vanilla extract, disk...
| Feb 8, 2012
C.E.O of Single Serving Catering and Entertainment, Chef Manouschka Guerrier, was live to celebrate Black History Month by showing us how to cook single servings of some soul-food favorites.
Black History Month Cooking and Single
With Chef Manouschka...
| Feb 9, 2012
Dear SOS: My husband and I recently visited downtown Napa, Calif. The amazing chocolate dessert at Carpe Diem is absolutely the best chocolate dessert I've ever tasted! And I am not a big dessert person. Satin-smooth chocolate with a texture between a...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Toni Patisserie and Cafe
65 E Washington
King cakes available through February 21
To read more about the cafe:
This traditional Mardi Gras cake makes (1 ) 9 inch Kings cake to serve 8 to 10...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Makes about 48 dipped strawberries
¾ cup cacao butter (melted)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract (alcohol free)
3/8 cup evaporated cane juice (powdered in a coffee grinder)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 cup agave nectar
48 medium sized...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Total time: 45 minutes, plus chilling time for the pots de crème
Servings: 4 to 6
Pot de crème
1 1/2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
6 egg yolks
6 ounces Mexican chocolate (preferably Abuelita), finely chopped
6 ounces bittersweet...
| Jul 27, 2012
Play your way to delicious ice cream! That’s the claim of the Ice Cream Ball.
Christy Tuggle didn’t have much trouble rounding up four kids to play then eat ice cream.
The ball has two openings - one for ice, the other for the ingredients....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Baby, it’s hot outside.
And after this latest bout of 100-plus heat, we’re all screaming for ice cream.
Chilling out with some good old-fashioned homemade ice cream or fruity sorbet is a time-honored summer pastime, and a pretty cool...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 2:41 PM
People love cupcakes, so it shouldn't have been a surprise that this year's Herald-Mail Cupcake Contest exceeded the contest's splashy debut last year.
But with 32 entries and a rainbow of decorations, colors and flavors, judges spent a challenging two...
| Nov 22, 2012
Chestnut & Sage Stuffing
- 2 cups of chestnuts
- ½ cup of unsalted butter
- ½ cup of diced onions
- ½ cup of diced carrots
- ½ cup of diced celery
- 2 loaves of light rye bread/ diced
- 4 oz. of chopped sage
- ½ cup of white wine
- 4 cups of...
| Dec 16, 2009
Total time: About 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus cooling time for the cookies
Servings: About 7 dozen cookies
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons rum flavoring
| Dec 16, 2010
Submitted by Holly Hall of Glendale
"Our family has been rolling out and decorating silver bells for 40 years."
Total time: 1 hour, plus decorating time
Servings: About 4 dozen cookies
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