Chocolate Wrap Blog

Wanna get away? Chocolate, skiing, and more…

Have you heard? Emily McCracken, our chocolate sculptress, was featured on the Food Network special, ‘Outrageous Chocolate.’ It was one of Emily’s dreams to be on her favorite TV channel, and we’re thrilled viewers got to experience her magic, turning chocolate into art. To celebrate Emily’s debut on the Food Network, we’re giving away a Chocolate […]

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Chocolate Sculpture on Food Network

Outrageous Chocolate Sculpture!

Saturday at 8pm is the big night. Outrageous Chocolate will air on the Food Network and LCC and Chocolate Sculptress Emily McCracken will be featured in the show! We couldn’t be more excited. National TV is a big deal! We’ve been anticipating this night for months now and we are more than ready. Bring it […]

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Long-stemmed, ripe, luscious strawberries.  Beautiful and delicious.  Take those strawberries and dip them in dark chocolate.   NOW we’re talking. Nothing says romance more than a chocolate covered strawberry- or two or six.  Pair with some sparkling wine or champagne and you’ve just made someone’s Valentine’s Day. If you’re feeling creative, you can even sign […]

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On Valentine’s Day, Give Chocolate.

Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, we’ve been making delicious chocolate for over thirty years.   Every piece of chocolate is crafted with loving care and for most who have tried our chocolate, it’s love at first bite.  Maybe that’s why our Valentine’s Day chocolates have become a tradition for so many people.  From heart boxes filled […]

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My Chocolate Sculpture is on the Food Network!

I never dreamed when I went to art school that I would end up being featured on Food Network making chocolate sculptures. Who knew chocolate could be an artist’s medium? Starving Artist turns to Chocolate I went to Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts to major in illustration. Clay had always been my passion […]

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Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker in Guatemala

Local Values / Global Perspectives: For the past 32 years, Lake Champlain Chocolates has cultivated partnerships with many local agriculture producers in Vermont that supply the company with fantastic heavy cream, butter, maple syrup, apples, and honey. In May 2012, I traveled to Guatemala to meet cacao farmers from three villages in the department of […]

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Chocolate Santa is Watching…

Chocolate santa wants to know- are you naughty or nice?  What happens when chocolate santa is watching?  Click below to find out who wins the epic stare down! The holidays are a magical time of year.  Make it even more magical with one of our chocolate santas.  Our Giant Santa means serious business — it’s 2 […]

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Visit Our Waterbury Factory Outlet

Skiing in Vermont over the holidays?  With the snow fall we just had, the skiing has never been better in December.  It’s a great time to explore the mountains and we have just the spot to fuel up before hitting the slopes or for warming up after a long day in the fresh, mountain air. […]

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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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