Archive for April, 2015

Chocolate PB cookies

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

 Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies   On spring days like this, where dark clouds take over the skies, the brisk wind picks up, and the chance of rain seems to be unavoidable; a pick me up is always needed. Our cure? A fresh out of the oven chocolate peanut butter cookie. Is there truly anything better than a soft, warm, chewy, and chocolaty cookie? We don’t think so. Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature) 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 cup All purpose flour 1/4 cup Valrhona cocoa powder 1 >> READ MORE

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Mothers Day Brunch Ideas

“ A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” ~Tenneva Jordan To celebrate the women who raised us, encouraged us, and even gave up the last piece of pie for us; we came up with a few recipes that would be the perfect treat for a Sunday brunch. Thanks to one of our talented chocolatiers Curtis for coming up with the waffles and sauce recipes, and our 104th street Boutique Manager Jamie, for the hot chocolate recipe! Cocoa Waffles: Ingredients: 1 cup sugar ¾ cup >> READ MORE

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Chocolate, Wine and a Bourbon Too! – Pairing at Keg N Cork

  Thanks so much to Sasha McCauley @ASmashingLife for putting together these amazing pairings! Tha Mad Hatter’s Collection is only available until May 23rd 2015.

grilled cheeese

Recipe: Roasted Strawberry, Brie & Dark Chocolate Grilled Cheese

Today, April 12th, just so happens to be National grilled cheese Day. So to celebrate, we’ve created a grilled cheese that contains some of our favourite things; roasted strawberries, triple creamed brie, and of course, a 64% dark chocolate. This sandwich is the perfect addition to any crisp spring day. Thanks to our amazing 104th Street Boutique Manager, Jamie Dixon, for developing this spectacular recipe!   Roasted Strawberries with balsamic and black pepper Ingredients: Basket of strawberries 1 ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp granulated sugar 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar Preheat oven to 375F Core, rinse, and slice >> READ MORE