Recipe: Cheeca Lodge Chocolate Creme Brulee

  Note: This recipe, from the Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada, Fla., uses 15 egg yolks and a quart of cream--for starters. Is it any wonder that it tastes terrific? 15 egg yolks 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup half and half 1 vanilla bean 1 quart whipping cream 4 ounces semisweet chocolate Raw or granulated sugar Beat egg yolks with 3/4 cup sugar. Bring half and half and vanilla bean to boil. Stir small amount half-and-half mixture into egg yolk mixture, then return to remaining half-and-half mixture, stirring to blend well. Stir in whipping cream. Strain. Shave chocolate and place in 13x9-inch baking dish. Fill baking dish with cream mixture. Place baking dish in larger pan filled halfway...