Chocolate Wrap Blog
Tips for making the most delicious hot chocolate.

Tips for Making the Best Cup of Hot Chocolate

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, spread holiday cheer, and make it merry. It’s the time of year when an almost magical feeling fills the air, as the snow starts to fall and glistens ever so slightly amongst the twinkling Christmas lights. The cold winter air brings with it one delicious treat – hot […]

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How to make a gift basket

How to make your own gift basket

We’ve all faced the gifting dilemma before. You’ve been invited to the extended family holiday party a need gifts for your Uncle Rich and his entire family that you haven’t seen in 5 years.  So, what should you do?  The answer is simple.  A well-crafted, homemade gift basket not only makes the perfect present for a group of […]

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tips and techniques for tying the perfect gift bow

How to Tie the Perfect Bow with Ribbon

It’s that time of year again – to make your list and check it twice.  Then you are off for the holiday shopping extravaganza.  There is a certain sense of satisfaction that comes from finding just the right piece of jewelry, toy, or chocolate gift.  But, buying the gifts is only half the battle.  Now […]

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Tips for hosting the perfect Thanksgiving

Helpful Tips For Successfully Hosting Your First Thanksgiving

Congratulations!  You’ve been selected to host this year’s Thanksgiving dinner for the entire family!  So, now what?  Navigating the planning and execution of one of the most important family gatherings of the year can seem daunting.  Grab a glass of wine and take a deep breath to relax.  We’ve compiled a handy list of tips, […]

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Celebrate world vegan month with delicious chocolates

November is World Vegan Month

Did you know that November is World Vegan Month?!  An entire month to celebrate all things vegan.  But, what does it mean to be vegan?  This questions can be difficult to answer because there are varying degrees of veganism.  For some, it is a diet that avoids animal mistreatment and slaughter.  While, others regard it as […]

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National Chocolate Day

13 delicious ways to celebrate National Chocolate Day

Chocolate lovers rejoice! Today is National Chocolate Day – our favorite day to celebrate the “the food of gods.”  You might think that constantly being surrounded by chocolate would get tiresome.  But, it’s quite the contrary.  Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates our world literally revolves around chocolate, chocolate truffles, chocolate nut clusters, chocolate caramels.  Oh the irresistibly […]

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Chocolate recipes for Fair Trade Month

15 Chocolate Recipes to Celebrate Fair Trade Month

If you are going to eat chocolate, isn’t it better to eat chocolate with a mission?!  For the past 15 years, Lake Champlain Chocolates has worked to increase transparency in all of the ingredients that we source.  This means not only looking for the freshest local ingredients, but making sure that the quality ingredients we […]

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Ellen Lampman

Growing Up LCC with Ellen Lampman Reed

Meet Ellen (Lampman) Reed the former Director of Purchasing, chocolate mint aficionado, and now Vice President of Lake Champlain Chocolates. Ask Ellen about how long she has worked at LCC and she will laugh and tell you, “forever.”  This is no exaggeration.  Ellen’s Lake Champlain Chocolates story started in 1983, when she was just three years […]

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bee well

Bee..Well! LCC’s 7 Easy Steps to Wellness

In honor of National Honey Month, we would like to celebrate all things honey and bees.  Bees have always been an integral part of Lake Champlain Chocolate history.  Not only do we use golden, Vermont honey to craft our delectable Honey Caramels and Caramel Five Star Bars.  But, bees are also the mascot for our Bee…Well corporate wellness program.  Over the past year, […]

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Chocolate wedding favors

Wedding Favors Your Guests Won’t Leave Behind

You can picture it perfectly. Your wedding will be extraordinary–filled with love, dancing, and good times with your closest friends and family. But at the end of your special day, how will you thank your guests for celebrating this new chapter in your life? Too often these tokens of appreciation get left behind or even […]

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