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Spring Favorite: IRISH HOT CHOCOLATE

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Spring Favorite: IRISH HOT CHOCOLATE
Is it really spring here in the Twin Cities? It sure seems like it. Just last weekend it reached a glorious 70 degrees, inspiring scores of Minnesotans to swap wool sweaters for more revealing garments.
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Recipes With Legacy's Sipping Chocolate
Our sipping chocolate is considered Liquid Gold, that sought-after elixir that originally was to be savored only by the aristocratic of society. So, snuggle up and savor this royal drink that has become available for everyone and everyday. Simply heat and enjoy.
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Categories: Recipes | Tags: sipping chocolate , hot chocolate , recipes , minnesota , artisan
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Chocolate - The Love Connection

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Chocolate - The Love Connection
The cocoa connection dates back to ancient history. In fact, chocolate has been around almost as long as man. All the while, chocolate was gaining popularity not only for its decadence, but also for its reputed aphrodisiac properties. Today, we know that chocolate contains phenylethylamine, a naturally occurring amino-acid – the same one that we humans release when we are falling in love.
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , aphrodisiac , love , minnesota , st paul , history
Chocolate Leaves Are Fun for the Whole Family
In the world of chocolate, there is never a dull moment! If you're looking to decorate a food plate or dessert item, what better way than with your own homemade chocolate leaves! This is an easy and fun activity for children and adults alike.
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Categories: Recipes | Tags: recipe , chocolate , leaves , fun , family activity , minnesota chocolates
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More Fun Chocolate Facts

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More Fun Chocolate Facts
Everyone's favorite treat is full of fascinating history. Read on for some fun facts about chocolate.
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Categories: History of Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , facts , history , handcrafted , made in minnesota
ADULT CHOCOLATE MILK: A easy & great tasting cocktail for New Year's!
This recipe takes everyone's favorite childhood beverage and dresses it up for more refined, adult palates. In fact, it makes for a sweet libation for ringing in the new year.
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Categories: Recipes | Tags: recipe , chocolate milk , adult beverages
Another Delectable Recipe: Chocolate Pots De Créme
Treat your guests, family, and self this winter with this rich, smooth treat. Here's how to wow everyone's palate with a homemade touch of decadence.
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Roasted Squash With Brown Butter Nibs Recipe
Chocolate can form an integral part of our main dishes. This holiday season, try this recipe for roasted squash. Let us know how it turned out!
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: squash , holidays , chocolate , recipe
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Chocolate Isn't Just For Dessert

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Chocolate Isn't Just For Dessert
Many individuals have the misconception that chocolate is sweet and should only be consumed as a dessert - this couldn't be further from the truth. Chocolate in it's pure form has no sugar whatsoever, which makes it the perfect ingredient to change-up some old recipes.
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , main dish , ingredients , holidays
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How to Properly Taste Chocolate

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How to Properly Taste Chocolate
Every origin of chocolate is a little bit different. Like with wine, the way to tell the difference between the chocolatiers’ creations is by relying on your palate, much like how you would do at a wine or coffee tasting. Because cocoa beans are a natural, agricultural product and not a formula from a chemist’s lab, different beans can have slightly different characteristics, especially when grown in different regions. Here are three things to look for when you’re tasting chocolate.
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: how to taste chocolate , tips , fall
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