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A Recipe for Classic French Chocolate Mousse

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Try This To-Die-For French Chocolate Mousse Recipe for Valentine’s Day! There are a lot of great ways to say “I love you” (or je t’aime as we like to say) for Valentine’s Day but there’s one thing that you can never go wrong with: Chocolate. Currently, in our Capitola Store, we’re handing out cards with every purchase that feature some of our favorite classic French recipes. In honor of our love for chocolate and to inspire you to make a dish that will surely impress your chocolate-loving sweetheart, we’re featuring mousse au chocolat.  Since we know that not all of...

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How to Refill Your Ceramic Grinder

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Did you know that all of our hand-made, hand-painted French ceramic grinders are refillable?  Part of the appeal of these beautiful kitchen accessories is that you can use them again and again, and keep them a part of your useable décor for years! Disassembling and putting these grinders back together is not always intuitive!  We’re here to help.  Follow these step-by-step instructions and make refilling your grinder a cinch! To start out, here’s an overview of grinder anatomy: Your grinder is constructed of 7 separate pieces, all labeled in the photo above.  Knowing these names will come in useful when...

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