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Bittersweet Chocolate

In Cooking, Ingredients On September 5, 2013 0 Comments

Chocolate, as defined by the FDA, that contains at least 35% cocoa solids.  Most bittersweet chocolate bars have at least 50% chocolate liquor, with some bars pushing 70-80%… Read More »

TCHO Dark Chocolate Chocolatey

Dark Chocolate

In Cooking, Ingredients On April 30, 2013 0 Comments

Dark Chocolate is a chocolate that contains chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, sugar, vanilla, and lecithin.  There aren’t any milk solids added in dark chocolate.  The cocoa content of… Read More »


TCHOcolate Espresso Cookies

In Cooking, Sweet On February 22, 2013 0 Comments

PREPARATION 1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease 2 large heavy baking sheets (or use parchment paper). 2. In a double boiler or a metal bowl set over… Read More »

My review on Shaman Organic Chocolates Extra Dark Chocolate 82% cacao

In Cooking, My Reviews, Uncategorized On March 24, 2012 0 Comments

This bar is dark brown, but not very dark.  This chocolate bar has a really addicting flavor.  When you bite into the bar, it tastes sweet, sour, a… Read More »


My Review on Divine Milk Chocolate with Spiced Cookies

In My Reviews On March 18, 2012 0 Comments

This is the second Divine bar I am reviewing.  Upon popping a square into my mouth I could tell that one is quite different from the hazelnut and… Read More »

TCHO Retail 1


In Business, Sales & Marketing On February 23, 2012 0 Comments

Retailers Amazon is arguably the largest reseller of chocolate products on the web. Godiva Godiva’s high end stores have a large presence in many malls and along… Read More »

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TCHO Rocks!

In Business, Experts, Ingredients, Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing On February 23, 2012 0 Comments

If you are a real Chocoler and you are visiting San Francisco Bay Area, you must visit TCHO!  It’s a fascinating company where the technology culture of the… Read More »

Parmesan Pudding with Piquillo Peppers and Cacao Nib Explosion

In Cooking, Savory On February 22, 2012 0 Comments

PREPARATION 1.     For Parmesan Pudding, melt all ingredients together on low. Chill. Then puree together to thicken. 2.     For Piquillo Relish, roast peppers, then sweat and peel peppers…. Read More »

TCHO Snuggler

In Cooking, Sweet On February 22, 2012 0 Comments

PREPARATION 1.     Combine drinking chocolate with boiling water. Emulsify. 2.     Pour Rumpleminze into mug. Stir in drinking chocolate. Add steamed milk. 3.     Stir until completely blended. RECIPE NOTES… Read More »

TCHOcolate Gelato

In Cooking, Sweet On February 22, 2012 0 Comments

PREPARATION 1.     Coarsely chop chocolate. 2.     In a 2-quart heavy saucepan bring milk, cream, and about half of sugar just to a simmer, stirring until sugar is completely… Read More »