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Deep Dark Chocolate

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The newest book from dessert expert Sara Perry, Deep Dark Chocolate is an exploration of more than 60 ways to concoct chocolate treats, from cakes and cookies to candy and drinks. 

The book includes a buying guide to the many varieties of chocolate on the market today, ranging from bittersweet and semisweet chocolate to cocoa nibs and cocoa beans. There's also tips on kitchen techniques, tools, and ingredients commonly used with chocolate, as well as a glossary of chocolate terminology.


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p(blue). The winners for this Cookbook Friday drawingfor copies of Deep Dark Chocolate from Chronicle Books. Enter to win the book by adding at least one new friend on your Culinate member page.  And if you add 5 or more new friends before February 10, you might win a KitchenAid Artisan mixer (see details at Mixer Madness).

Here's how to invite friends to your member page:

1) Log in to Culinate. Click on "My Culinate" above your name in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage, and you'll be taken to your member page.

2) Once on your member page, click on the "Invite your friends to Culinate" link on the left column. Add the emails of people you'd like to invite; it's up to you whether you also write a personal note. Then, click on "Send," and you're done.

We'll send your friends emails inviting them to accept your friend invitation on Culinate. To accept, they have to register on the site. Once they've registered and accepted your invitation, their user names will appear in your friends section on your member page — and you'll appear on theirs. 

p(blue). That's it — you've entered! (All entries must be made between Friday, January 30, and noon PST on Friday, February 6, 2009.)  Check back each Friday for a new drawing announcement and chances to win new prizes.


p(blue). Congratulations [/user/khart Karen], [/user/abner232 Lisa], [/user/mstjohnharder Melissa], [/user/hcharno Harriett], and [/user/Ricardo Richard], who were winners in the drawing for copies of Deep Dark Chocolate from Chronicle Books.

Want to learn more about recipe queues and other member-page features on Culinate? Check out one of our [/user/kim "staff pages"], or the member [/culinate/faqmemberpages "FAQ page"] for more information.

h6. \Entry closed at noon PST on Friday, February 6, 2009. Winners will be then be drawn from all valid entries. Eligible winners must have U.S. mailing and addresses and reside in the U.S. Please note that all standard Culinate contest rules apply to this drawing._