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No Churn Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

This no churn cherry chocolate chunk ice cream is easy to make and is chock full of delicious sweet cherries and chunks of dark chocolate.ICE CREAM!!!!! Who doesn’t love ice cream? I mean, I’m lactose intolerant and I still love ice cream. But this no churn cherry chocolate chunk ice cream is one you definitely need to make. It’s so full of cherries and chocolate, every bite is a treat.I’m a big fan of chocolate and cherries together. Yes, I’m one of those people that can eat an entire box...

Honest Chocolate crowdfunds for Johannesburg launch

The success of the Cape Town-based Honest Chocolate over the past three years, following a crowdfunding venture, has encouraged the company to expand to Johannesburg, also through crowdfunding." data-lazyauto="true">Honest Chocolate started with a bit of experimentation with raw cacao. Anthony Gird made a few simple chocolates from raw cacao powder as a healthy treat for himself and friends and when they were polished off in seconds, with demands for more, he knew he was onto something....

Allergen-Friendly Baking 101: Chocolate-Making

I’m back to familiar territory and discussing all things CHOCOLATE today for this Valentine’s Day special edition of our Allergen-Friendly Baking Series. When I began Fork & Beans I quickly became known as the “Candy Lady” (if you scroll down this post you will see why). Making candy and tempering chocolate used to be something that intimidated me…until I actually did it. I then realized how easy it really was, I just needed to try it for myself. Now I am a huge lover of chocolate-making!...

Grandma's recipe improved: Midland brothers create own fudge business

Photo: ©2017 Image 1of/5CaptionCloseImage 1 of 5(ABOVE) Marshall McGaugh stirs fudge as Michael McGaugh adds vanilla. (LEFT) The fudge recipe is based on their grandmother's, but they adjusted it while living in Switzerland. 'We actually changed the amount of certain ingredients and made it even creamier and it tastes even better,' Marshall said. Even their grandmother, Joan Marshall of Midland, now uses their...