Posts Tagged ‘sweet’

Delightful Ice Cream Sandwich Cone

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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I love the heat of the summer months, but one of the reasons that I love this time of year so much is that there are plenty of ice cream options to enjoy, especially if you like ice cream sandwich cones. I love dipped cones from ice cream trucks and ice pops from the store, but if I had to choose my favorite toy of ice cream, it would be an ice cream sandwich.

The Best Chocolate Tempering Machines: Crisp, Shiny Chocolate At Home

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Small Appliances

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Last Updated Nov 2019 – The science behind tempering chocolate is convoluted. In order to get crisp, svelte chocolate, you have to undertake a lengthy, arcane process that involves heating some chocolate, cooling other chocolate, or even mixing in special chocolate that’s supposed to teach your chocolate how to cool properly. The concept is not dissimilar to the idea of Ice Nine from Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle: your goal is to form a seed of correctly tempered chocolate that the rest of the chocolate then crystallizes around. This involves lots of careful temperature management and a watchful eye. Alternately, you can purchase a home chocolate melting machine and make the process much easier.

Bittersweet Chocolate Substitute: The Delicious Alternative

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

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There’s chocolate, and then there’s chocolate. While you’re probably familiar with the difference between an expensive hand-crafted bar of dark chocolate and the cheap sweetened chips you snack on while you make cookies, you might not know the difference between all of the kinds of chocolate you use when you bake. Here’s everything you need to know in order to find the perfect bittersweet chocolate substitute.