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Chocolate + Water = Mousse?

You're never, ever, under any circumstances to mix water with chocolate, right? The water will cause the fat molecules in the chocolate to seize and clump up, and your chocolate is no good to anyone anymore. Right? Well, kinda. Here's how to make a mousse with just chocolate and water. More

This Week in America's Test Kitchen: Classic Bread Pudding

The folks at America's Test Kitchen wanted a bread pudding that had a moist, creamy interior and a crisp top crust. They chose challah for its rich flavor. To cut down on the egginess, they used only yolks and still achieved a luscious, silky custard. For a crackly crust, they dotted the top with additional toasted bread cubes and brushed on melted butter followed by a sprinkling of white and brown sugars. Watch the video here for the technique. More

Video: The World's Largest Gummy Worm

Here's the gift for the person who has everything and really, really likes gummy candy: the World's Largest Gummy Worm. Each 26-inch-long gelatin-based log packs 4,000 calories in three pounds of sweet, naturally and artificially flavored chewy goodness. It even bears a happy face, a face that you can imagine shrieking in horror as you bite into the worm's ribbed body. All this can be yours for just $27.95 from Vat19, who made this video to instruct you on what to do with such a grotesquely huge piece of candy. (PS: Yes, we know TWLGW looks like something else.) More

Video: Behind the Scenes with a Mister Softee Soft Serve Truck

So, it's officially summer—time for ice cream trucks to really kick it into high gear (hah!). Maybe you've already seen them flooding the streets, motoring around to please anyone with a hankering for creamy soft serve ice cream. I, for one, blame my current soft serve addiction on a youth filled with their mind-numbing jingles. But even if you have followed those jingles, you probably haven't had a chance to see behind the truck's tiny window and into the day-to-day routine of a vendor. So CNNMoney.com hopped on board and spent a day with Nike Olasokan, a Mister Softee franchisee who drives through the streets of Brooklyn. More

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