Tag Archives: brownies

Bourbon Miso Pecan Brownies (Gluten Free, Butter Free)

I love fudgy brownies. But I’ve been wondering over the years as I’ve been baking these rich, fudgy squares does it really require the half pound of butter in that batch, even if I do melt a substantial amount of chocolate? After some naval gazing and an opportunity to collaborate with Four Roses Bourbon, I had an eureka moment. I know it sounds insane to not bake with butter (and I do love my butter) but for the sake of curiosity and experimentation, you can have a fudge-y, dense brownie. Partially inspired by the macaron cookie, you can create a..

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2013

One of our most important and influential people, in my life at least, is my mom. Since Mother’s Day is a bit more than 2 weeks away (if you really don’t remember, it’s Sunday, May 12th) you still have some time to get her something before she’ll bite your head off. Here are some of my gift ideas: Chocolates Coco Délice Chocolates Coco Délice is based out in San Francisco, California, whose mission is to have great flavor and appearance, and utilizing the best possible, local ingredients. Their chocolates are French inspired by technique and dominantly French inspired with touches..

Chocolate Gourmet’s Hot Box – “Damn Good” All The Way

Hot Stuff Box and its contents My schedule is getting busier with meetings and events, I don’t have the time to bake a batch of brownies or cookies. I don’t even want to turn on my oven on in this disgusting, humid heat we’re going through in NYC. To solve my conundrum, I found Chocolate Gourmet. This Chicago-based company sells cute yet aptly named baked goods like “Damn Good Cookies”, “Squares” (brownies) and “Ugly Truffles” (chocolate truffles). (more…)

Chocolate Gourmet's Hot Box – "Damn Good" All The Way

Hot Stuff Box and its contents My schedule is getting busier with meetings and events, I don’t have the time to bake a batch of brownies or cookies. I don’t even want to turn on my oven on in this disgusting, humid heat we’re going through in NYC. To solve my conundrum, I found Chocolate Gourmet. This Chicago-based company sells cute yet aptly named baked goods like “Damn Good Cookies”, “Squares” (brownies) and “Ugly Truffles” (chocolate truffles). (more…)