Cook's Notebook


May 03, 2006


Does your tongue hang out when you think about chocolate? Pick up a free program of rotating chocolate wallpapers (or flowers if you're abstaining), send a virtual postcard, browse the bookstore, read about famous chocolatiers and link to the real thing.

Knight-Ridder Tribune

Kitchen tip

"I use my pastry blender to chop avocados for guacamole. It's fast and easy and it keeps them nice and chunky."

Jane Trahanovsky, Newport Beach, Calif.

Know a helpful shortcut in the kitchen? Send it to Kate Shatzkin, Food Editor, The Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21278 or e-mail it to

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