Articles Tagged: chocolate

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

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Chocolate-covered strawberries are the perfect romantic treat for Valentine’s Day. They pair well with Champagne and sparkling wine. They look pretty on the plate. However, they are actually inexpensive and easy to make.

When pairing this with champagne, you can’t go wrong. But if you’re looking for a nuanced pairing, keep in mind that you want the Champagne or sparkling wine to be as sweet as the chocolate. “Brut” has the least sugar, which would … Read more

Cherry Delight

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Created by Christopher Bostick of the Varnish in Los Angeles, California. Courtesy of Skyy Vodka.… Read more

Kahlúa Peppermint Mocha Hot Chocolate

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Courtesy of Kahlúa.… Read more

Candy Bar Cocktail

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Skip the candy and head straight for the good stuff! Here’s a sweet recipe for an après trick-or-treat cocktail. 

It’s not just for Halloween! You can enjoy the Candy Bar Cocktail any time of year if you like.… Read more

Ghostly Coolada

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 Created by Alex Straus, courtesy of Skyy Vodka.… Read more

Chocolate Chile Bohemia Ice Cream

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1 large pasilla negro chile, stemmed, seeded, deveined
1 1/3 cups half-and-half
2 ounces Mexican chocolate, chopped into small pieces
3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped into ¼-inch pieces
4 egg yolks
½ cup sugar
1 1/3 cups heavy (whipping) cream
1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla, preferably Mexican
¼ cup Bohemia beer

Instructions

In a small skillet heated over medium, toast the chile, pressing it flat against the skillet with a metal spatula until it … Read more

Chocolate Mint

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Just like when you were a kid—only better. Tiny marshmallows not included! A great alternative or addition to this recipe is 1 oz of Baileys Mint Chocolate. Mmm!… Read more

Easter Bunny Cocktail

post iconEaster Bunny Cocktail This cocktail may be a hard one to hide under a rock for hunting, but it’ll makes the hunt all the better. …Read More

Chocolate Milk Martini

Mixology Monday is back and this month the folks at eGullet are hosting. The topic for September is “Dizzy Diary” or more simply cocktails made with dairy products and eggs. Not sure how eggs made it in there as dairy, but hey, why not.

Having just completed the Bar Smarts course, I wanted to use some of my knowledge. I wanted to take a classic and modify it slightly and I chose the classic martini … Read more

Oatmeal Stout And Heath Bar Ice Cream

What an amazing idea! “A Good Appetite” came up with this tasty-sounding recipe for Oatmeal Stout and Heath Bar Ice Cream.

I’ll have to try to make this one myself.

The ice cream base has a slight bitter flavor but also a bit of a toffee flavor from the stout. The sweetness of the Heath bar is a good foil to that bitterness while the toffee in it helps bring out more of that toffee

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