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Month: March 2019

Inspiration Through Learning – Chocolate-Making Class

I previously tried making chocolately stuff from cacao nibs and powder. Utter, utter failures ? figuring the magic of conjuring chocolate out of beans was out of reach for the home enthusiast. But then Facebook (oh, Facebook!) recommended a Chocolate-Making class and I immediately bought a ticket to demystify the metamorphosis of the humble cacao bean into glorious chocolate. Check out what I learned!

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Salsinara! Versatile Marinara Salsa with Chickpeas

Salsinara! Versatile Marinara Salsa with Chickpeas 2 medium onions (chopped) 3 tsp garlic (minced) 1 cup red wine 4 28-oz cans petite diced tomatoes (Tip: reduce sodium by getting “No Salt Added”) 1 28-oz can chickpeas (Tip: reduce sodium by getting “No Salt Added”) 3 tbsp fresh basil (chopped) 1 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed) 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper (freshly ground) Chop onions. If using a chopper, remove...

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