'dark chocolate' on Serious Eats

Scooped: (Basic but Fantastic) Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

In a recent moment of self-reflection, my Scooped partner in crime and I decided that our column, and Serious Eats overall, is lacking in basic ice cream recipes. Along those lines, I've tried to rein in my penchant for off-the-wall flavors and focus this entry on one of my favorite building-block ice cream recipes: a simple (and completely irresistible) dark chocolate ice cream. More

Taste Test: Dark Chocolate

Dark vs. milk chocolate is a polarizing question. Many of us at SEHQ are milk chocolate fans, and not afraid to admit it. But when you want something more intense, wonderfully nuanced, and not-Halloween-candy-sweet, dark chocolate is what you reach for. We tried 19 different dark chocolates, nothing with higher than 73% cacao. This tasting was organized in honor of Valentine's Day but clearly we just needed an excuse to eat bounties of chocolate. More

How to Read Confusing Chocolate Labels

Chocolate labels can be really confusing. This is mostly by design. Like it or not, marketing is a big part of moving these things off the shelves. Every year more terms are added, subtracted and manipulated to convince you, the consumer, that this is the chocolate you REALLY want to buy. Well, fret no more. The following terms (along with the glossary terms from the other week) will help you out the next time you're staring down an aisle's worth of chocolate. More

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