March 23, 2020

Sourcing beans from Brazil, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic, Harper Macaw has been making bean-to-bar chocolate in Washington, DC since 2015. Named for the harpy eagle and strikingly blue hyacinth macaw, two at-risk birds found in Brazil’s rainforests, the company...

February 3, 2019

Here's an easy recipe for roasted chickpeas, which make for great, healthy snacking at work. But, don't dump the water from the can! Whip it into a chocolate mousse! Here's how to do both at once!

October 11, 2018

Photo illustration by Meggan Davis

I think some of us just might divide time into two categories: after we learned that the liquid in canned beans had miraculous properties, and before, when we (the horror!) dumped it down the sink without a second thought. 

That liquid,...

July 7, 2018

What you see: A light, whitish/grayish/beigeish powdery coating on chocolate
What it is: “Bloom,” the result of fat or sugar exiting the “chocolate matrix” and then crystallizing on the surface
Eat or toss? Eat! The chocolate may have lost some of its oomph, so if the...

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