Chocolate Wrap Blog
Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

It’s all about the Egg Hunt.

Who better to talk about Easter chocolate than Ellen (Lampman) Reed and Eric Lampman?  Ellen and Eric, the daughter and son of LCC founder Jim Lampman, sat down to share some of their Easter memories growing up in VT with their Dad running a chocolate company. Q: Was Easter a big deal growing up?  Ellen: […]

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Pretzels in your Easter Basket?

I’ve been compiling some fun Easter facts over the last few days, some related to the holiday in general and some more about Easter chocolate at LCC.  Lauren, our R&D guru, posted an entry a couple weeks ago chock full of good tidbits about the origins of Easter and how certain traditions came about.  This […]

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April Fool’s!

While lemon and ginger sound like a great combination with chocolate, (in fact we have a lemon ginger organic truffle), blending avocado with chocolate might be a bit tricky.  Same goes for the hand-selected Indonesian puffed rice.  This was an April fool’s joke played by a Grace Potter fan blog called This is Somewhere.   And […]

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April Treats!

As some of you may know, Grace Potter and drummer Matt Burr of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (GPN) were here earlier this week at LCC headquarters to talk about what’s next on the horizon.  With Grace Under Fire such a huge success, we are all excited for the next collaboration! GPN fan blog, This […]

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The Ultimate Wedding Giveaway

Engaged?  About to plan your wedding?  Well, this should be your first step.  Our friends at Simon Pearce and the Woodstock Inn & Resort have it all figured out for you.  How does this sound? •    Reception at the Woodstock Inn & Resort on Saturday September 17, 2011•    Rehearsal dinner at The Loft at Simon […]

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Inside the Egg

You know spring is coming when Easter Chocolate appears on our website.  Yes, I’ll admit, around here we are always looking forward to the next chocolate holiday.  And Easter is a big one, in fact the biggest!  It makes sense, as just about everyone, young and old, gets a chocolate bunny on Easter and probably […]

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Salted Dark Chocolate Truffles

Here is the truffle recipe as seen on WCAX Channel 3 last Friday, March 4th.  LCC’s seasoned chocolatier Kirk Weed, along with behind the scenes help from Lauren, prepared some delicious handmade gourmet truffles to share with the folks at our local CBS affiliate.  Check out the video and you can see it’s really quite […]

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A Tribute to the Flavor of Vermont

Maple sugaring season is about to hit high gear.  Here in Vermont we don’t rely on Punxsutawney Phil to tell us whether we’ll have an early spring, we look to the maple sugar makers.  When the sap starts to run, it’s a sure sign spring is around the corner.  Sugarmakers (as they are called) look […]

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Heart Throb Throw Down!

A Valentine’s Day Chocolate Challenge! Tune in tonight at 6pm to watch WPTZ‘s Bridget Shanahan take on chocolate sculptress and artist Emily Jones of Lake Champlain Chocolates to create personalized chocolate heart throbs! Using tempered white chocolate and dark chocolate raspberry hearts, Emily shows Bridget the tricks and techniques of writing with chocolate.  Check it […]

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Just in Time for Valentine’s Day – Chocolate Covered Strawberries!

Nothing says romance and elegance on Valentine’s Day like a juicy red strawberry dipped in gourmet chocolate. While we usually don’t have our strawberries in stores during the long winter months, Valentine’s Day is special enough to warrant a comeback. Chocolate covered strawberries have become a Valentine’s Day mainstay. The sweet fresh juiciness of a […]

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