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Food & Wine

Eat chocolate, drink wine, the rest is up to you

Town Crier food writers mustered their best advice for low-effort, high-reward sips and sweets in the spirit of Valentine's Day. 

FOOD wine Match Making fmtChristine Moore treats food and wine as the star-struck protagonists of a great romance: what makes for compatibility

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And Blanche Shaheen teaches you (in costume!) how to whip up a speedy, chocolate-loaded no-bake cake. Her video tutorial walks you through the entire process in 7 minutes, and also sneaks in a dose of baking philosophy. 

Highlights: "Nobody said this is low-calory people, it is a cake!"   "Nutella – why, you ask? Why not?!"

The Town Crier presents: Lovestruck Lazy Cake

Town Crier columnist Blanche Shaheen walks you through a speedy, royally rich chocolate cake to make this February

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