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Chocoholic: Chocolate Ice Cream Bon Bons

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Preparing for an extended vacation, I was looking to get rid of all the odds and ends in my fridge when I came across scraps of chocolate and about a quart of rich chocolate ice cream. Good chocolate ice cream comes at a premium …

Quick and Cute Heart Chocolates

Can you believe that these heart chocolates are homemade? Neither can we! Blow minds this Valentine’s Day by dishing out these quick confections.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>pink candy coating<br>• candy mold ( 1 )<br>• pink foil wrappers<br>• chocolate candy coating<br>• Wax paper<br>• Toothpick ( 1 )<br>• paper wrappers<p><b>Ready to make?</b> …

Cookie Monster: Chocolate Peppermint Snowflake Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>For those of you who read my Day in the Life post last Friday and have eagerly been awaiting this recipe, I am happy to say it's finally here. (And if I may say, the wait is worth it.)<p>The truth is these couldn't be just any cookies, …

Chocolate Truffle Brownie Bites

It’s almost Hearts and Candy Day! And whether you’re celebrating with a special someone, a whole bunch of special someones or just your own radical …

Sugar Rush: Paris Baguette's 'Tiramisu Pastry,' a Cream-Filled, Chocolate-Dusted Croissant

On a recent visit to Paris Baguette, I came across an interesting looking pastry simply called "tiramisu pastry." The funny part, and the aspect that made it interesting, is that it looks absolutely nothing like a tiramisu—or any other well-known pastry for that matter. As it turns out, it was the …

Bake the Book: White Chocolate Bread Pudding

If you're guilty of tasting a dessert (or, you know, eating half) before it's done, proceed with caution. The white chocolate custard in this <i>One Bowl Baking</i> bread pudding will have you stealing an embarrassing amount of bread chunks. The white chocolate sauce goes wonderfully well with the crispy …

Baked Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

This flourless chocolate souffle cake is so creamy-chocolatey, it's practically a mousse in cake form.<p><b>Notes:</b> When served at room temperature, the texture of this cake is soft and creamy. Served chilled, the texture is more firm. Use a hot, wet, knife to cut slices of cake. Be sure to use a high …

A Chocolate Shop in Forest Hills, 80+ Years and Counting

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>This family-run Austrian chocolate shop has been in Forest Hills since 1930. Step inside and up to the display case of truffles, fruit candies, and other confections, and you realize that not much has changed since then. <b>Aigner</b> …

Chocoholic: Chocolate Covered Candy Corn Layer Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Halloween wouldn't be the same without the wacky and ubiquitous little candy called candy corn. I can't say that I've ever liked eating candy corn (not into the waxy texture), but candy corn is one of my first ever memories of …

Seasonal Sweets: Chocolate Cardamon Plums 'Clafoutis'

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>The 1st American edition of <i>Larousse Gastronomique</i>, published in 1961, describes clafoutis as a custard-like breakfast or dessert from the Limousine region in France. Specifically, it's "a kind of a fruit pastry or thick fruit …

Morkes Chocolates: Satisfying Sweet Tooths Since 1920

Morkes is a chocolate lover's fantasy steeped in family tradition.<p>Walking into Morkes Chocolates in Palatine can make any grown-up feel like a giddy …

Cream-Bo (Chocolate-covered Cream-topped Cookie)

A cream-bo is a chocolate-covered cream-topped cookie, based on an Israeli treat with a similar name. Those of us born and raised in the US might be reminded of Mallomars. In either case, they're infinitely better homemade.<p>Excerpted from Balaboosta by Einat Admony (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2013. …

Bakery Shortbread with Chocolate Chips Recipe

This slice and bake shortbread with a crisp, sandy texture brings the bakeshop right into your kitchen.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe developer, former bakery owner, and author of the new cookbook One Bowl Baking: Simple From Scratch Recipes for Delicious Desserts …

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

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Photographer Christopher Sturman rocks my world. His photographs are so perfectly composed, so perfectly exposed, so perfectly perfect. How he can …

Essential Space Saving Tips for the Kitchen

Maybe it’s a little more apparent at this time of year, in the thick of the holiday season when so much is happening in the kitchen (and with so many …

Design

10 Breathtaking Wall Murals for Winter Time

There is no time like winter to carry out experiments in your home’s décor. We spend countless hours indoors, thinking about Christmas, then passing …

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Find Your Style: 10 Beautiful Real-Life Kitchens with Colorful Cabinets

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Kitchen renovations are a scary enough prospect (expensive, inconvenient, so <i>permanent</i> feeling!) that it can be easy to …

Kitchens

Simon Bajada encore

Photographer Simon Bajada's photos are a dream. I featured his work back in July and felt the need for a second dose. Such beautiful spaces, and …

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Stylish Kitchen Nook Design Ideas

If you are chomping down on a piece of toast while walking out the door in the morning, then you, my friend, are definitely starting the day on the …

Houzz Tour: Turning a ’50s Ranch Into a Craftsman Bungalow

Maureen and Ray O’Bryan were at that in-between age. Some of their kids were leaving the nest, but the O’Bryans weren’t ready to move into a …

Dining Rooms

Enter These Sweepstakes and Your Next Disney Vacation Could Be Free!

Sweepstakes to win Disney cruises, free trips to Disneyland, toys & more.<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated May 14, 2018<p>The Disney Sweepstakes List is full of …

Best Skinny Jeans Under $200: The Top 5 Pairs To Try On Now

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>Shopping for jeans is <i>almost</i> as arduous as shopping for bras or swimsuits. Getting the fit right in the waist, the butt and the thighs is nearly impossible, not to mention nailing the exact length of the pant legs. <i>(Ed. note: Why don't</i> …