recipe http://iowapublicradio.org en Mast Brothers' Red Wine Bonbons http://iowapublicradio.org/post/mast-brothers-red-wine-bonbons <p><u><strong>THE MAST BROTHERS' RED WINE BONBONS</strong></u></p><p><em>A full-bodied red wine works best here, as it won't be overpowered by the dark chocolate.&nbsp; Try a Criollo-heavy chocolate with notes of dark fruit, like Madagascar. </em></p><p></p><p><strong>&nbsp;GANACHE</strong></p><ul><li>Heavy cream, 1/2 cup</li><li>Dark chocolate, 6 ounces, chopped</li><li>Red wine, 2 ounces (just over 1/3 cup)</li><li>Unsalted butter, 1 tabled spoon</li></ul><p><strong>COATING</strong></p><ul><li>Dark chocolate, 8 ounces, melted and tempered</li></ul><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:52:18 +0000 Sarah Boden 36295 at http://iowapublicradio.org Mast Brothers' Red Wine Bonbons The Sweetest Part of Valentine's Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/sweetest-part-valentines-day <p>Every year for Valentine's Day Americans spend over $1 billion on chocolate. Host Charity Nebbe speaks with some of Iowa's finest chocolatiers from <a href="http://www.stamchocolate.com/">Chocolaterie Stam</a>, <a href="http://chocolatestory.com/">Chocolate Storybook</a>, and <a href="http://www.monasterycandy.com/">Our Lady of the Mississippi Abbey</a>.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:28:17 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 36294 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Sweetest Part of Valentine's Day Evelyn Birkby: Always Put In A Recipe http://iowapublicradio.org/post/evelyn-birkby-always-put-recipe <p>In 1949 Evelyn Birkby began writing a weekly column for the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel.&nbsp; Her editor told her to include a recipe every week in her columns --&nbsp;and she did -- even though she couldn’t cook. Listen back to Charity Nebbe's conversation with Evelyn Birkby about her life and her book, “Always Put in a Recipe.”</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 15:52:03 +0000 Charity Nebbe 12608 at http://iowapublicradio.org Evelyn Birkby: Always Put In A Recipe