| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A new chocolate shop, Verdun Fine Chocolates, has opened in Laguna Beach and the sweets hail from Lebanon.
When Hamoody Houdroge was a child in Lebanon, chocolate was part of his daily life.
As a friend of the Hamoush family, the owners of Verdun, he...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 7:06 AM
WHITE CHOCOLATE CREAMY LEMON SQUARES
1 can condensed milk
1/2 cup lemon juice (2-3 lemons if squeezing)
zest from one lemon
1 cup white chocolate chips
3/4 cup unsalted butter (softened)
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/4 cups oatmeal (quick...
| Apr 20, 2011
At this point, the bridal gown is top-secret, the menus and the wine lists are still hush-hush, yet everyone knows Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton on April 29 will feature two cakes and exactly what they'll be made of.
Got to hand it to them...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 6:12 AM
Recipe: Two-Nuts Confections “Bunny Bark”
Makes approximately 1 ½ lbs. Bunny Bark
-1 pound white chocolate melting wafers (Wilbur® brand preferred) (substitute milk or dark chocolate wafers as preferred
-1 cup thin pretzel...
| Apr 24, 2011
It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
| Dec 31, 2011
8 oz. Ghirardelli semisweet chocolate
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
4 lg. eggs, room temperature
1 cup unsalted butter, softened and cut into tablespoons
2 Tbsps. chocolate liquor, optional
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
| May 4, 2011
| 6:14 AM
Putch & Buckie’s Baked Goods White Chocolate Cherry Biscotti Flowers
1 c. butter, room temperature
1 c. sugarCream together in stand mixer.
2 teaspoons vanillaBlend well
4 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powderBlend well
| Jun 2, 2011
Dear SOS: Last summer while vacationing in Sedona, Ariz., our family had a fabulous dinner at an Italian restaurant called Cucina Rustica. For dessert we had the most delicious three-chocolate mousse cheesecake. I would love to have this recipe. It is...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:43 PM
In the world of bartenders, more than any other niche of the service industry, competitions are a regular occurrence.
There are competitions hosted in front of thousands to see who can best "Shake It Up!" at the annual Nightclub and Bar Show in Las...
| Jun 27, 2011
WHITE CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY LIME PIE
Graham Cracker Crust
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tbls. granulated sugar
6 tbls. unsalted butter (melted)
4 egg yolks
1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 ounce can)
zest from one medium lime
1/2 cup lime...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Reporting from Hershey, Pa.--
After more than a century, the town that chocolate built still makes its namesake confection and remains a candy lover's nirvana.
Billed as the "Sweetest Place on Earth," the company town has grown over the last century...