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Jacques Torres' A Year in Chocolate: 80 Recipes for Holidays and Special Occasions

Sample recipes from Jacques Torres' A Year in Chocolate: 80 Recipes for Holidays and Special Occasions

Tempering Chocolate

When chocolate is melted, the molecules of fat break up and separate. To reunite them so that you have a workable mix, you must stabilize...

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Chocolate Tarts

These sophisticated little tarts can be made with any pastry, but I particularly like the combination of rich chocolate and tasty nut pas...

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Nut Pastry

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Spiced Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Spice and chocolate is one of my favorite combinations. These cookies are crisp on the outside and chewy and moist on the insideperfect...

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Chocolate-Covered Cereal

This is an easy-to-make, kid-friendly treat, especially in the summer when no cook wants to heat up the kitchen. I first made this with c...

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Chocolate Caramel Corn

I didn’t know that Halloween was such a big holiday until I came to the States. Now, I’m the first to put on a costume and engage in holi...

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Brittle with Pumpkin Seeds and Cranberries

The flavors of this candy are awesomethe sweet brittle absolutely pops with the tartness of the cranberries mellowed by the delicate pep...

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Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

Rich with the flavors of fall and winter, this sensational snacking cake is aromatic with spices, moist with mellow pumpkin, and studded ...

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Chocolate Tuiles

Here is a way to make a great-shaped cookie that can be a pretty element in an ice cream dessert for your next party at your home. The curved shape of these cookies gives it great lines on a plate with fruit, custard or ice cream. The French cookie is named after traditional roof tiles found in France and other Mediterranean locations. To get this curved shape you can take the dough and drape it over a rolling pin or wine bottle. Specially designed pans are also available for purchase to make tuiles. Bon appetit.

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Chocolate Marshmallows

There is nothing quite like homemade marshmallows. Used for topping cups of steaming hot chocolate, in gooey homemade s’mores, or simply ...

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Chocolate Soufflé

There is nothing that says celebration like a chocolate soufflé. Not only does a towering soufflé, fresh out of the oven, look sensationa...

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