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Chile Colorado
Chile Colorado

by Erica Perez February 24, 2017

Traditionally, this dish is made using whole dried chiles, which are boiled in water, pureed into a paste and pushed through a strainer. But you can replicate the flavors quite closely using ground chiles as well.

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Simple Spicy Hot Cocoa
Simple Spicy Hot Cocoa

by Erica Perez February 06, 2017

It's easy and delicious to whip up a steaming mug of hot cocoa for one using our Cocoa Powder. We add a pinch of Cayenne Pepper for a little kick, but it's optional, of course.

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Chocolate Cake with Beet Buttercream Frosting
Chocolate Cake with Beet Buttercream Frosting

by Erica Perez February 06, 2017

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a homemade dessert? With pink frosting! The chocolate cake is a classic, and our Beet Powder provides a natural food coloring so you can avoid the synthetic stuff in the bottle.

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Coconut Hot Cocoa with Coconut Whipped Cream
Coconut Hot Cocoa with Coconut Whipped Cream

by Madeline Vidibor February 04, 2017

Coconut milk hot cocoa is a rich, creamy treat perfect for cold weather. Make a spicy version by adding our Ceylon cinnamon and chile powder.

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