Malted Milk Chocolate Sauce

Malted Milk Chocolate Sauce

Early in the 1900s, in Switzerland some people made a product from egg [Latin ovum] and malt. They called it Ovomaltine and you mixed it with milk and drank it. When the product was exported in 1909 to Great Britain, someone made a spelling mistake on the trademark...
Fudge Icing from Seattle Circa 1960

Fudge Icing from Seattle Circa 1960

This is a two part blog: cake and frosting. Of course, frosting comes first and tomorrow you’ll have the cake. Frosting deserves to be first. Well, icing should come first. Icing, frosting, which is it? Even in the recipe from The Great American Cookbook by Clementine...
Fabulous Fudge from Choclatique

Fabulous Fudge from Choclatique

I used to work with Navy fighter pilots who taught me the concept of scanning. How do they see a “bad guy” up in the sky? They visually scan the sky but in a very meticulous, systematic manner. You “see” detail with the middle of your eye but any motion is best...
Brigittine Monks’s Fudge: Chocolate Paradise

Brigittine Monks’s Fudge: Chocolate Paradise

A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, there was a cosmic catastrophe. Okay, there is some slight exaggeration here. It was not long ago, just last century. And it was this galaxy. In fact, it was this planet. But it was a catastrophe: I lost THE recipe. THE recipe...