Haute Chocolate

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For most people, drinking hot chocolate is the liquid equivalent of eating a Hershey bar. It is pleasant and evocative of winter nostalgia for taking the chill off after a day spent building snowmen. However, hot chocolate or hot cocoa has lagged behind our chocolate confection consciousness, which has been …

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Cranberries

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All About Them, Including Cooking Tips and Recipes The term “As American as apple pie” should probably be changed to “As American as cranberries” because cranberries are one of the three fruits native to North America (along with blueberries and Concord grapes.) As the Ocean Spray cranberry people say, “They …

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GRAPEFRUIT AMBROSIA

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This is a double twist on the normal ambrosia which is usually made only with oranges or Mandarins and never broiled. 2 grapefruit 1 navel orange 2 tablespoons Marsala or sweet sherry 2 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup shredded coconut 3 egg whites 1/8 teaspoon salt 1)Peel grapefruit …

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Cranberry-Apple Crisp

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Topping 1/2 cup (1 stick) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled, cut in pieces 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup pecans Place the butter, sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and pecans in a food processor and process until the mixture …

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