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I am a wife, mother and grandma who enjoys the many aspects of homemaking. A variety of interests and hobbies combined with travel keep me active. They reflect the importance of family, friends, home and good food.
Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.
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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Kitchen Quick Tips - Melting Chocolate

kitchen quick tips
When melting chocolate make sure all utensils are completely dry as any amount of water will make the chocolate grainy and lumpy.

2 food lovers commented:

A Year on the Grill said...

good tip... i have a Valentine's day project that calls for melted chocolate

Garden Gnome said...

Oh do tell! I'm thinking of making chocolate dipped strawberries. I'll have to pop on over to your blog to see what you are up to.