Homemade Chocolate Bars For National Chocolate Day

[1] Semisweet chocolate bar with dried fruits and nuts (photos #1 and #2 © Pampered Chef). [2] A white chocolate bar with rainbow sprinkles. [3] Dulcey or blonde chocolate, created by Valrhona, is white chocolate that has been caramelized to a buttery, rich caramel flavor. These bars are sprinkled with cookie pearls at Nuchocolat (photo…
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Omnom Chocolate: Elegant Chocolate Bars & More From Iceland

[1] These “anytime” bars are especially fine Halloween gifts for your connosseiur friends and family. The Black N’ Burnt Barley Bar has crow imagery. Quoth the raven, “give me lots of these” (all photos © Omnom Chocolate). [2] The Burnt N’ Black Barley Bars have bits of roasted barley that add a wonderful nuance to…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Baron Chocolates

[1] Baron Chocolate Bars are made in two sizes and 10 flavors. [2] Everyone’s favorite: chocolate truffles with plain or flavored chocolate centers. [3] Our favorite treat: chocolate-covered gummi bears and [4] worms (all photos courtesy Baron Chocolatier).   Baron Chocolatier was created by Tomasz Kotas, the third of three generations of chocolatiers from Poznan…
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TIP: Hot Chocolate From Chocolate Chips & Other Hard Chocolate

It’s snow and ice today on the East Coast; when we look out the window we see…white. So we’re deferring our scheduled tip to tomorrow, to publish something more comforting: Hot chocolate from chocolate chips, chocolate bars, even Hershey’s Kisses. Even if you have no cocoa powder at home, you’re still in the chips if…
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