Happy Valentine’s Everyone!!!

The Chocolate Bottle

Goat Cheese TrufflesMy sister and I held a chocolate dinner party with a bunch of gals and we had such a great time!  The food was outstanding, and each dish included chocolate of some sort. (Except 2 side dishes – mashed potatoes and asparagus.)  My job was to bring to the party, the appetizers, which I shall happily blog for you soon, and the famous goat cheese truffles…

I grabbed the recipe from Food Network – George Duran, and I really wouldn’t change a thing on this recipe, except perhaps to coat the truffles with tempered chocolate.  That’s about it!  I went with his recipe, using cocoa to coat the ganache and it was outstanding!!  The most unique part of this truffle is the stages of flavor that ran in my mouth.  First the cocoa… I used Starbucks’ hot cocoa for the outside of the truffle, then the elegant dark chocolate…

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