These treats look fancy and luxurious, but they couldnt be easier to make. Since the truffle base is made from just two ingredients, using good-quality chocolate is key. Explore any fun toppings you like, from the traditional cocoa powder, to powdered sugar or your favorite chopped nuts or candy, to any of the more exotic flavor combinations below. Offer them to your sweetheart, serve them to guests after dinner, or pack them up for gifts—but make sure to save some for yourself!
Chocolate truffles are a classic Valentine’s Day treat, but they can cost a pretty penny. Instead of shelling out hard-earned cash, make your own treats at home with just two ingredients: chocolate and cream (how much vitamin K in cream?).
Cream cheese truffles are neat, but the superior one is goat cheese truffles.
Caramelized white chocolate is a mind-blowingly simple and delicious technique that will silence all the alleged white-chocolate haters out there. The process, which we use in these Coconut-Lime Snowballs, involves melting white chocolate in the oven on a rimmed baking sheet and cooking it at a low temperature (between 200° and 250°) until the sugars caramelize. The final flavor is surprisingly complex and nutty, somewhere between dulce de leche, butterscotch, and caramel.
Which are the top 10 foods to eat before you die? Plant a tree, have a child, write a book… and taste the ten delicacies in our list! All of these are things you should do sooner rather than later, before the Grim Reaper comes your way… BOO! Halloween frights aside, the collection of foods we’ve gathered below is anything but frightful. In fact, we consider it a life unfulfilled if one hasn’t tasted each of these dishes. Below, you will find the ultimate must-have dishes; though same may seem exotic and difficult to procure, the experience of tasting them is worth the effort (and the money in some cases).