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Inspire Me: Drinks & Chocolates

Explore other cultures through chocolate in this pleasantly purple shop

Written by Jenny Bradley with Stephen Exel
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    Order from vosgeschocolate.com

    • Vosges Victorian Holiday Bonbon Collection (plan on two of each truffle per person)
    • Vosges Haut-Chocolate La Parisienne Couture Cocoa Drinking Chocolate

    Check your pantry for these necessary items before shopping:

    • Sugar (need 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon)
    • Bay leaves (need 2)
    • Brown sugar (need 1/4 cup)
    • Cinnamon sticks (need 2) (Note: if cinnamon sticks are more than 1 year old, discard and purchase new)
    • Whole cloves (need 1/2 teaspoon)

    Specialty grocery store

    • Fresh hibiscus flowers
    • Lump sugar (sugar cubes may be substituted)

    Produce

    • 2 oranges

    Grocery

    • 2 quarts fresh apple cider
    • Dried plums
    • Earl Grey tea bags (need 12)

    Baking aisle

    • Whole nutmeg, origin Granada preferred
    • Sugar cubes

    Dairy

    • Milk (need 2 cups)
    • 1-1/2-pint container whipping cream
    • 1 quart half and half (need 2-1/4 cups total)
    • Pasteurized eggs (see recipe note for store locator)

    Alcohol

    • Single barrel Kentucky Bourbon or Jamaican rum
    • Premium rum or Calvados
    • Armagnac
    • Premium vodka
    • Irish whiskey

    Bakery

    • 1 whole grain baguette

    Fish counter

    • 6 (4-ounce) wild salmon fillets

    Frozen foods aisle

    • Frozen vanilla yogurt
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