Chocolate

Happy Birthday Celine Dion!

Mar 30

I’m going to start this blog by saying that since I am subjecting you all to an entire blog post about Celine Dion, there are a ton of recipes as an added bonus/consolation prize for your patience and readership. So without further ado, happy birthday Celine Dion! What does this have to do with the […]

Cooking with Chocolate

Aug 3

This weekend we enjoyed hosting our 3rd Annual Chocolate Taster Menu. When most people think about chocolate, they automatically assume dessert. However, in this particular case, we wanted to stretch peoples imaginations and preconceptions about chocolate and use them in totally different ways to enhance the flavors of savory foods as well. As such, we […]

Paula Sands Live! July 20, 2009 Appearance

Jul 21

Take a look at this live appearance on July 20 on Paula Sands Live! Click the link and scroll down. The link to the show is on the left hand side. We talk about our Chocolate Night coming up on August 1 & 2, 2009. Enjoy! http://www.kwqc.com/Global/category.asp?C=7943&nav=menu83_6

The History of Chocolate

Apr 20

Chocolate was first consumed by Central and South American peoples sometime around 2000 years ago. The seeds of the cacao tree which grew in the rainforests of Mesoamerica were ground and used to make a bitter hot beverage which was used for both medicinal purposes as well as a vehicle for various religious and cultural […]