|We found ourselves with a pile of quality chocolate bars. But with all the other things demanding to be eaten for reviews, the chocolate just sat there, month after month.
Taking a page from the adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” we decided to make the chocolate bars more alluring by turning them into chocolate bark with our favorite inclusions (the professional word for mix-ins).
Nuts, dried fruit, candies and other chocolate can be mixed in. We adore pistachio nuts and happened to have a supply of Guittard’s superior chocolate chips (dark, milk and white chocolate chips plus butterscotch, cappuccino, mint—available at Chocosphere.com).
It’s a long weekend—enough time for you to become a chocolatier, and to bring the [chocolate and] fruits of your labor to a Memorial Day party.
You don’t need a pile of chocolate bars—just 14 ounces of quality chocolate. See the recipe and start chopping!
If you’re attending parties this weekend, bring some as a gift to the hosts.
This version has raisins, sultanas, cashews,
crystallized ginger and orange peel. Photo by
Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE.