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Chocolate and the Conscious Consumer
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Chocolate and the Conscious Consumer

Now begins the great chocolate sale, the post-Valentine’s Day clearinghouse of confections from companies around the world. But have you considered the story behind the chocolate bar you’re about to buy? I have worked in the chocolate industry for eleven years; I am a chocolatier, but I am a very small part of the production…

The weekly top three from Lee: Best desserts
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The weekly top three from Lee: Best desserts

If you are anything like me and have a massive sweet tooth, or are just craving some suga suga, these three joints won’t disappoint! Because of my love affair with donuts, some great dessert places that offer other sweets did not make the cut (so hopefully you like donuts). 1. Mojo Monkey Donuts ($) –…

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Cookie cookie cookie

I’ll be honest: my baking skills leave much to be desired. Basically the only things I can bake are cookies. My little brother can whip up a batch of macarons like it’s nobody’s business, but I struggle to make my chocolate chip cookies the right texture. But that’s what’s so cool about cookies. They’re pretty…