read more posts by

Equal Exchange

Sweet Tea Perfection

18 June

Sweet Tea is the summer drink of choice across the American South. As the days heat up, it’s time to get your tea game on-point! EE Sales-Rep LeeAnn Harrington is a professionally trained chef. In Texas, where she hails from, folks sip their iced tea without sugar…

Father’s Day Thoughts and Coffee Ideas

30 May

above: Gary Goodman with his father. This Father’s Day, share some time — and a special cup! Is your dad a coffee lover, a brewing geek, or the kind of guy who takes his daily dose of caffeine like medicine? No matter what his blend, you can help…

Celebrando el cinco de mayo con mole poblano de comercio justo

04 May

Traducido por Mercedes Paloma Lopez Mancillas, de la Oficina Regionál del Suroeste de CRS en San Antonio, Texas y por Scarlett de la Vega Ochoa, Oké Banana (Equal Exchange’s fairly traded bananas), West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. (Read the English-language version here.)   Pollo en Mole Poblano es un…

Mole Poblano with a Fairly-Traded Twist

01 May

Pollo en Mole Poblano is a traditional Mexican dish of chicken simmered in a dark, spicy, chocolate-based sauce. This spring, Equal Exchange employees and our partners from Catholic Relief Services prepared three batches of mole — each slightly different — with fairly-traded and Organic ingredients. And the verdict…

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

02 February

Add dry ingredients to chocolate batter and mix until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Make balls out of the dough and place on a baking sheet…

Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

01 February

Ingredients 1 cup half-n-half 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup Equal Exchange Organic Baking Cocoa 1/2 cup sugar + 3 Tbsp sugar Pinch of salt 1 cup creamy peanut butter Directions Whisk together the half-n-half, cocoa, sugar, and salt in a large saucepan. Heat…

Peanut Butter Heart Cookies

29 December

Is there a more perfect couple than chocolate and peanut butter? One of our favorite things to make for Valentine’s Day are these Peanut Butter Heart Cookies, which are incredibly easy to make (and incredibly delicious). Bring them to your next bake sale, potluck or party. Ingredients ½ c…

Chai-Spiced Hot Cocoa

16 February

Ingredients 2 cups milk of your choice 2 Tbsp Equal Exchange Organic Baking Cocoa 2 Tbsp granulated sugar Dash of cardamom Dash of ground ginger Dash of allspice Dash of ground cloves Dash of cinnamon Directions Add all ingredients to a saucepan and stir consistently over low heat for several…

Chocolate-Covered Apples On A Stick

21 August

Ingredients 1 red apple, ideally organic and from a nearby farmer 8-16 small squares of Equal Exchange Organic Chocolate Caramel Crunch with Sea Salt bar, depending on apple size 1- 1 1/2 tsp. oil (such as vegetable oil), depending on chocolate amount Directions Wash and dry apple. Stick…

Frighteningly Scrumptious Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

21 August

Ingredients 1 2/3 cups flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 15oz pureed pumpkin 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter – melted 1 cup Equal Exchange Organic Chocolate Chips  Directions Preheat oven to…

Spiced Chocolate Oat Cookies

01 May

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Equal Exchange Organic Spicy Hot Cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 tablespoon water 1/4 cup turbinado or demerarra sugar…