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What if your recipe calls for melting chocolate along with water or some other type of liquid? That's fine, as long as the liquid is mixed with the chocolate from the beginning of the melting process, it won't get grainy on you. Be careful though, because adding even a drop in mid-melting will cause this problem. Also consider a top quality Double Boiler for this task.