Chiles and Chocolate

Chiles and Chocolate

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by Dave DeWitt The culinary mating of hot chiles and chocolate was unforgettably revealed to me in the mercado in Oaxaca, where the molinos–grinding mills–in adjacent stalls were processing cacao beans in one stall and mole paste with chiles in the other. In this ancient city, I had this sudden epiphany that, in prehistoric times, ancient cooks would have naturally …

February 14th - Valentine’s Day!

Sweet Heat for Your Valentine

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Nancy’s Fiery Fare: Sweet Heat for Your Valentine  by Nancy Gerlach, Food Editor Recipes in this Issue: Cascabel Caramel TurtlesPeppery Popcorn CandyHabanero Cashew BrittleRum Raisin Red Chile TrufflesChocolate Chile Almond Cookies February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is the one day of the year that has been set aside for expressing your feelings to the people you love. Throughout history there …