Everyone loves chocolate - chocolate cake, chocolate ice cream, chocolate fondue - and why not? Its velvety, bittersweet flavor makes everything better! Or does it? These curious, extra chocolate-y recipes take that theory to the limit, pairing chocolate with flavors you might never have thought of yourself! Would you try any of these interesting chocolate combinations for yourself?

Chocolate Goat Cheese Truffles

Chocolate Goat Cheese Truffles

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

Chocolate, Brie, and Basil Panini

Chocolate Brie Basil Panini

Bittersweet Chocolate and Stout Beer Ice Cream

Bittersweet Chocolate and Stout Beer Ice Cream

Chocolate Pasta With Light Cream Sauce

Chocolate Pasta With Light Cream Sauce

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Braised Short Ribs with Chocolate and Rosemary

Braised Short Ribs with Chocolate and Rosemary

Mint Chocolate Beet Cake

Mint Chocolate Beet Cake

Turkey, Bean, and Chocolate Chili

Chocolate, Turkey, and Bean Chili