Posts Tagged ‘chocolate’

Hot chocolate for the soul

Everyone has bad days. Taking care of yourself might mean relaxing and enjoying the simple, yet comforting things in life. And what is more comforting than a decadent and very simple homemade hot chocolate? Here are five different and easy-to-make hot chocolate recipes to try out: Peppermint Hot Chocolate 1 cup milk ½ cup of…

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Some Advanced Prep for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is creeping up on us once again, and whether you’re a hardcore fan or violently opposed to this Hallmark holiday, it’s difficult to ignore the waves of pink stuffed animals and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate taking over storefronts all over the city. Regardless of your feelings about Valentine’s Day, the chocolate component of…

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One-bite brookies

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Addictive? You bet! What’s a brookie, you ask? Excellent query. It’s basically what happens when a brownie and a cookie get down and dirty in a 350 degree oven for eight minutes. And like most offspring of tasty parents, these little fellas are delicious. Not only that, but they are plentiful. So follow these instructions…

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The art of chocolate

Jordana Levine, Food Columnist Candy. Desserts. Baking. Chocolate. All these food-related words come to mind on Valentine’s Day. But chocolate is definitely my favourite. Chocolate is usually sweet, but it doesn’t have to be. The rich flavours of cacao and melt-in-your-mouth dark chocolate are incredibly versatile. Chocolate can lend itself to virtually anything, far beyond…

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