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Three Chocolate Cake from Truth Barbeque – Texas Monthly

I have lived in Austin on and off for the past thirty years. My wife is from Texas. Our current home is Portland, Oregon, where, as you may have read, barbecue is not bad at all. But whenever we return to Texas, brisket is always a priority (along with breakfast tacos, Whataburger, and cream sauce). […]

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Chocolate store hosting political poll based on chocolate sales

By Hayley Crandall Democratic and Republican chocolate for sale. (Credit: Ultimate Confections) Ultimate Confections, a chocolate factory on the outskirts of Milwaukee, is running a campaign poll based on the sales of its themed chocolate items. The sale is ongoing until election day. Chocolate treats available for purchase include chocolate bars and chocolate-coated Oreos decorated […]

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Portland Cacao influential chocolate store closes

Cacao, the 15-year-old downtown Portland chocolate factory, is the latest long-standing local business to announce its permanent closure. But while it’s tempting to assume that COVID-19 has claimed another institution, that doesn’t appear to be the case here. Instead, co-owners Aubrey Lindley and Jesse Manis seemed to indicate that increased competition in what was once […]

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Martha Stewart’s Mile High Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake Recipe

Chef’s Notes Truly, Crazy, and Deep Chocolate: Pools of rich salty caramel separate the layers of chocolate cake, which are then coated in dark chocolate frosting and dusted with flaky salt. Prepare the wonderful cake layers and caramel up to three days before assembly (cooling actually improves texture for stacking), so you can make it […]

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In pictures: Whittaker’s opens its first chocolate factory

Whittaker’s first store opened yesterday at Auckland International Airport. Photo / Supplied In case you missed it: It was one of the best Herald stories on social media this week. Whittaker’s kiwifruit chocolate company has opened its very first store. The company yesterday opened its first physical presence at Auckland International Airport – after more […]