The wonderful thing about making chocolates at home is that you can experiment with flavours that don't exist. Think wasabi with chocolate or floral bars.
Good food can bring strangers to a table. But in Palmar Grande, a town in the Dominican Republic, it's doing something even more powerful: It's creating social and economic change.
Kitchen-counter chocolatier, are people like Louis and Kathy Cahill, an Atlanta couple who recently nursed a few pounds of cacao beans for three days and ended up with nine chocolate bars.