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Holiday Chocolates

Deck the Halls with Chocolate!

Spread Chocolate Cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  We like to think of the holiday season as throwing one big party for our customers all month-long. Our  company stores, decked in wreathes, lights, and ornaments with aromas of chocolate wafting through the air will make any humbug smile.  Fresh, all-natural holiday chocolates are […]

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Hot Chocolate and Cookies

Making Hot Chocolate Do you know how to make hot chocolate?  That might sound like a silly question.  Opening a packet and pouring in some hot water is not “making hot chocolate.”  We don’t know exactly what that little packet makes,but we know it’s certainly not hot chocolate.   So what IS hot chocolate?  Rich.  Warm. […]

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Decorating with Chocolate Turkeys

Chocolate Turkeys for your Thanksgiving Table Placesetting chocolate turkeys are a tradition at Lake Champlain Chocolates.  Not only for us but our customers too!  We hear every year from our customers that their Thanksgiving just isn’t complete without them.  With the bounty of food at the table on that last Thursday in November, you wouldn’t […]

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Cocoa Pod Creative: Butternut Squash and Sage

Autumn is when Vermont really shines, so when the leaves start to turn, the gardens are put to bed and the air is cooler and crisper, we like to celebrate.  And this month’s cocoa pod creative does just that by showcasing the classic fall combination of roasted butternut squash and earthy sage.  Encased inside a […]

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Caramel apples at the Church Street Marketplace store.

How to Make Caramel Apples

Make your Own Caramel Apples Macintosh apples in the fall in Vermont are just about the best thing ever.   You know what we mean: fresh, crisp, tart.  Mmmm.  Hard to beat.   But not impossible.  Sometimes you need a little sweet to balance all that tartness.    Enter the caramel apple.   With real caramel.  Dipped in nuts.  […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe. A Foodie Institution.

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe likes to call itself Harvard Square’s “Other Institution.”  That pretty much says it all.  As the Square’s oldest delicatessen, the shop first opened its doors in 1950 and is still owned and operated exclusively by the Cardullo family. The third generation of Carullo’s, who now run the store, continue to stay true […]

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Summer is not over- yet!

For some, the middle August means summer is winding down:  school is starting soon and some yellow leaves may have been spotted.  But for us at LCC we are just getting going! With the Art Hop, Grand Point North Festival and Eat by Northeast all coming up in September there is still a lot to […]

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Chocolate- Medically Proven to Make Life Better.

What we hope for, more than anything else here at LCC, is that our chocolates inspire happiness in people.   So we were thrilled when we heard about University of Vermont medical student Ross Sayadi.  Here is his story: Looking back on my first year at the University of Vermont Medical School, I clearly remember an interesting […]

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Four Chocolate & Beer Pairings to Try this Summer

Gary Coffey and Eric Lampman, our official beer and chocolate experts, once again entertained and wowed the crowd at this year’s Vermont Brewer’s Festival.   We have kind of a thing for craft beer here in Vermont so the idea of pairing chocolate with beer gets us pretty excited.   And luckily there are breweries popping up all […]

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The Secret to our Handmade Truffles

We’re going to let you in on a secret.  Why are our handmade truffles so creamy, decadent and downright delicious? It’s the butter. OK, it’s also the irresistible chocolate we use, but the European-style cultured butter from our good friends at Vermont Creamery really sends them over the top. What is European-style cultured butter?  It sounds fancy, but really it’s quite […]

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