TIP OF THE DAY: Check The Ingredients In White Chocolate Chips

We love to bake with white chocolate chips—real white chocolate chips, that is. Much of the “white chocolate” out there isn’t real chocolate. Check the label: If you see “vegetable oil” instead of “cocoa butter,” it’s an inferior product without delicious chocolate flavor. White chocolate is made from sugar, milk, cocoa butter, vanilla and lecithin…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Snack On Baking Chocolate Discs

Photo courtesy Antoine Amrani.   The fine chocolate discs used for baking and making chocolates can also be used for snacking. Also called baking wafers or couverture wafers, the discs, which are made by premium chocolate producers, come in one-pound boxes (and larger sizes for professionals). Guittard, for example, offers: 38% cacao (dark milk chocolate)…
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FATHER’S DAY: Special Chocolates For Dad

Men don’t tend to swoon over boxes of pretty artisan chocolates. They’re more likely to dig into a chocolate bar. But how about a chocolate cigar? Woodhouse Chocolate (a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week) fills milk chocolate cigars with chocolate ganache—flavored with single malt Scotch! And yes, you can “smoke” it along with a…
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