chocolate truffles

Dark Chocolate Truffles

Aside from saving me tons of money (I am a bit of a “regular” at some of New York’s best — and most outrageously priced — chocolate shops), the thing that I love about these boutique-quality, dark chocolate confections is that they make a great base recipe for other types of truffles. If you want to make […]

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drinking chocolate

Drinking Chocolate

My first job when I graduated from culinary school was a temporary position at the historic 21 Club.  I was hired to work during the busiest time of year (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, and Restaurant Week), at times serving between three and four hundred desserts during a single dinner service.  I gladly took the position, knowing […]

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