I am so happy I found Karina's Kitchen. I just joined facebook (See, I'm 81 and being dragged into the 21st century kicking and screaming. I know that I will find a lost of good information here. My husband … more
woopak_the_thrill posted a Quick Tip about Chocolate.
I like my chocolate dark. Not too bitter, but well balanced with a lightly sweet and creamy texture. I lost my taste for milk chocolate long ago. These bars are not on the same level as plain cocoa nibs, … more
kfontenot posted a Quick Tip about S'mores.
September 11, 2011
Contrary to popular belief, real chocolate is NOT bad for you if you take in the right quantities. It's milk chocolate that's the bad stuff, not the real, darker, more cacao-based chocolate. Anyway, what's … more
It's chocolate, and it's hot! What more do you need to know? It's great after a hard outdoor winter activity, but I find in a lot of cases you need to ignore the serving size and just really dump in the … more
I love the ones coated with Kona coffee. Simply the best. The sweetness and flagrance of the Kona coffee complements the slightly salty macadamia nuts perfectly! One of Mauna Loa's best products. … more
drifter51 posted a Quick Tip about Hershey Bar.
March 10, 2011
Not too long ago, there were not many dark chocolate covered almonds available outside a candy store. Dove was one of the first big producers to put them on the grocery store shelves. When my wife and … more
It is a treat that Americans have been enjoying since they were first introduced at the Chicago World's Fair way back in 1893. Evidently those who tasted the first brownies found them to be an irresistible … more
When I was a little girl, Christmas Eve was a BIG deal in my family and every year, my grandma's BFF would bring her fudge. I couldn't wait to have a piece, it was my second favorite part of the … more
kfontenot posted a Quick Tip about Hot Chocolate.
December 04, 2010
Smoothly poured, and smoothly swallowed, this delicate chocolate drink danced in daylight, a creamy delight, as if to tease me, please me into a heightened awareness of all that is succulent and good. … more
Pierre Marcolini is a Fantastic Chocolatier from Belgium who makes the Best chocolates in the world. If you are ever in Belgium and love chocolates you must visit his stores and choose some of his exquisite … more
Max Brenner is technically a chocolatier, who specializes in the nuanced flavors of chocolate rather than in the complexities of pastries. However, for pastry lovers who have an appreciation for … more
This Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark chocolate has 3 component to it which makes it taste very interesting as you take a bite at it. Chocolate layer (available in milk or dark or 60% dark), white chocolate … more
This Ghirardelli Mint Dark Chocolate tastes really good. The chocolate isn't too sweet nor too bitter. It is also not too creamy or milky. As far as the mint filling, it adds some more sweetness to the … more
Laur32 posted a Quick Tip about S'mores.
June 10, 2010
I love s'mores. I always think of the sandlot reference too when the classic, "you're killing me smalls" line makes its appearance. And actually I have tried to make s'mores in a microwave, because fires … more
I was looking over the website for this festival and it looks great -- prizes for the best chalk drawing, and you can even get a chocolate foot massage! Yummy! Near the downtown Berkeley BART on Shattuck … more