Chocolate has been around for a good 3,000 years. For most of that time, it was used as a beverage. When it was introduced to Europe in the 16th Century, the French, Germans, Dutch, and English found uses for it in cakes and desserts. Sometime in the 19th Century we started eating chocolate and that evolved into the heart shaped boxes with chocolate truffles wrapped in red ribbon that we give each other in February. But let’s go back to the origins of chocolate and its use as…

We are excited to say that CVC was featured in the morning news on Channel 8 WMTW on Super Bowl Sunday! During the five minute segment, Nancy featured several recipe ideas that she made with Norm for her Super Bowl Party. It was an awesome experience and we had a lot of fun with it. Thanks to Norm Karkos and the entire Channel 8 crew that helped us that day! Check out the clip below by clicking the photo!

Pan Seared Scallops with Pineapple Habenero Sauce and Spinach Loaf Petite Sirloin Dinner Roasted Beet Salad w/ Candied Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Sherry Honey Vinaigrette Herb Crusted Petite Sirloin w/ Ruby Port Demi Glacé Butternut Squash Risotto w/Petite Peas Mini Boston Cream Pie Bombs Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Split of Champagne Pan Seared Scallop Dinner Roasted Beet Salad w/ Candied Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Sherry Honey Vinaigrette Pan Seared Scallops with Pineapple Habenero Sauce Spinach Loaf Mini Boston Cream Pie Bombs Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Split of Champagne…

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here! Make sure you tune into Channel 8 WMTW morning news on the day of the big game to catch me showing you how to make some of my favorite football party foods! Whether you’re having a big bash or a more laid back party for fewer guests, these two recipes are perfect, delicious, quick, easy and sure to impress any guest list. Make sure you celebrate the right way – with lots of delicious food! Here are the recipes for the two…