Dark Chocolate

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pomegranate bark

December 23, 2012

Let’s talk edible gifts. While I love peppermint bark, it’s easy to become inundated. For something more sophisticated, try this pomegranate bark – the base layer is a mix of bittersweet and semisweet chocolate; the top layer is pure semisweet chocolate. Sweet-tart pomegranate arils add ...

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dark chocolate & hazelnut nougatine cookies

November 12, 2012

When I met Rowena from Apron and Sneakers in Rome last month, she introduced me to one of her favorite Italian chocolates, Venchi Nougatine. It was love at first bite for me – the caramelized ground Piedmont hazelnuts covered in 56% dark chocolate are absolutely ...