Category Archives: Chocolate, Cocoa

Ice Cream: MIlk & Cream Type

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Viewpoints.com (1)) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Ice Cream Basics; Includes: 1. Basic Vanilla Ice Cream; Basic Chocolate Ice Cream; 3. Maple Nut Ice Cream; Today’s commercial ice cream is nothing like old-fashioned ice … Continue reading

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Custard-Based Ice Cream

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Viewpoints.com (1)) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Ice Cream Basics; 3. Crème Anglaise (Stove-Top Custard Sauce) Includes: 1. Vanilla Custard Ice Cream; 2. Chocolate Custard Ice Cream; 3. Caramel Custard Ice Cream Today’s commercial ice … Continue reading

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Chicken Mole Enchiladas (with Red Chili Sauce)

By Cat, Mar 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Vegetarian & Bean Menu; 2. Casseroles & One-Dish Meals Menu; 3. Ethnic Foods Menu; 4. Chile Sauce: Red or Green; 5. Chicken Mole; 6. Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas I did not grow up knowing about chiles; I discovered them after … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sauce

By Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Chocolate makes wonderful sauces as well as frostings and fillings. Dark chocolate is the most healthful to use; see Chocolate (about) for more on the different types of chocolate.

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Chocolate-Nut Kefir Gelato

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Dom’s Kefir) See also: 1. Pudding & Frozen Dessert Recipes (Menu); 2. Soaking/Sprouting Nuts & Seeds If you are not familiar with Dom’s Kefir website, do check it out. It’s a huge site with lots … Continue reading

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Probiotic Foods: Achieving Eubiosis

By Cat, Dec 2006 and updated Mar 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Whole Foods (About) Menu; 2. Culturing, Curing & Fermentation (Menu); 3.  Cultured Dairy (Menu); Includes: 1. Bugs in the gut; 2. Foods to provide & feed probiotics; 3. … Continue reading

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Oatmeal, Cranberry & Flaxseed Cookies

By Cat, Dec 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia; link has been lost) Cindy, one of my baking friends, tried the original recipe in the advertisement; her husband said they are the best cookies she’s ever made, both chewy and crisp at the … Continue reading

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Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip, Dried Fruit and Nuts Cookies (Low-Glycemic)

by Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia; link has been lost) I call this a low-glycemic recipe, and it is purely of my own invention.  I’ve not measured its glycemic index, but the combination of whole grain oats, high-fiber … Continue reading

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Barley Brownies

By Cat, 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cookies Menu; 2. Chocolate (About); 3. Chocolate Decadence Brownies Includes: 1. Barley Brownies, Original version); 2. Barley Brownies, Pre-soak version If you’re like me, when you hear barley you think of beef-barley soup, or horse feed; and you wonder, … Continue reading

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Rapunzel Brownies

By Cat, 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cookies Menu; 2. Chocolate (About); 3. Chocolate Decadence Brownies Includes: 1. Rapunzel Brownies, Original Version; 2. Pre-Soak Version (not tested)  Rapunzel (1) is a German brand name for minimally processed Organic and Fair Trade products; most … Continue reading

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