— The Absolute Truth from author Linda Grayson
If you truly love chocolate, you know that chocolate is a complete food, worthy of its own spot in the old Food Pyramid. It is the best friend you can have when you need a lift — or when you have something wonderful to celebrate. It is the most enjoyable when savored alone — or shared with one friend — or thirty. Some people think “naked chocolate,” not diminished by other ingredients, is the only way to truly get optimal chocolate flavor. On the other hand, the voices of other chocoholics are shouting that the addition of nuts/fruit/pretzels/hard candy bits only make the chocolate experience better. Everybody loves creamy milk chocolate . . . or decadent dark chocolate . . . or the white . . .