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6 Ways Craft Chocolate Is Disrupting The Food Industry

Tweet ThisStorey PublishingBean-to-Bar Chocolate © by Megan Giller, used with permission from Storey PublishingAs I discuss in my book, Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America's Craft Chocolate Revolution, chocolate is having a moment. Like craft beer and specialty coffee, the number of small-batch chocolate makers is on the rise : Fifteen years ago there were only about five in the country, and now there are more than 200. In other words, craft chocolate is poised to be the next big...

Dark Chocolate vs Milk Chocolate: Which Is Better for You?

My idea of a good Friday night is Netflix and Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Insomnia. But whether it's a Hershey's bar or a gourmet slice of chocolate chip cheesecake, you can never go wrong with chocolate. There are an infinite amount of ways to enjoy this magical bean of joy. Heck, they've even discovered pink chocolate. However, the two most common types of chocolate are milk and dark. But what's the difference between dark chocolate vs milk chocolate, and which is better for...

White chocolate cheesecake

The shades of my ancestors are, no doubt, horrified that 1) this is an unbaked cheesecake and 2) white chocolate finds its way into it. So be it. Besides, I have no need to be defensive about this: the white chocolate is only a delicate presence here; nothing to offend a white-chocolate-hater. And, moreover, it helps the cheesecake set in the fridge overnight to a perfect, tenderly firm consistency. Equipment: You will need a 20cm/8in springform cake tin.   Unfortunately we are unable...

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Home » Recipes » Dessert » Cookies » Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies November 30, 2017Shares 145A friend of mine said these Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies are the best chocolate cookie he’s ever had in his life. They are truly an experience! Oh, these cookies. So dangerous.They are a complete chocolate extravaganza, but in a very balanced way.You know how sometimes things can be too chocolate-y in a one-note kind of way?(I know, some will argue that such a thing isn’t possible, but it’s easy...