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Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

Stay Sharp with Hot Cocoa

Who doesn’t need a brain boost once in awhile?  According to research and the folks at RealAge.com, a couple cups of hot chocolate “may help boost blood flow in your brain by about 10%.”  Yes, 10%.  Not bad! So how does hot chocolate do this?  Let’s start with a quick science lesson taken from Real […]

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$5 Flat Rate Shipping!

Here at LCC, we’re proud to kick off another holiday gift giving season. While you folks are talking pumpkins, we have been busy for weeks planning that perfect moment when your special someone receives their holiday gift of Christmas chocolate. Lucky for you, this year you can let your wallet take a breather while taking […]

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HALLOWEEN: It’s not just for kids anymore.

If you are a kid, you’ve been dreaming about Halloween since at least early September- what costume to wear, haunted houses, carving pumpkins, eerie ghosts and of course the loot you plan to get.  And if you’re an adult, you end up eating half your kid’s bag of treats after he goes to bed, picking […]

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The Lake Champlain Chocolates Catalog is here!

About a month or so ago, we posted an entry about our catalog photo shoot and the time and talent it takes to make our gourmet chocolates pop off the page and into your mouth. Well, guess what?  The catalog is here!  Perhaps many of you have already seen it.  We always breathe a sigh […]

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More places to find Grace Under Fire!

  Your search may be over.  There are now more places you can buy our spicy new chocolate bar, Grace Under Fire.  Some of our long time wholesale customers are now selling the bar in their stores!  Including, Middlebury Food Coop, For the Love of Chocolate in Richmond, VA, Capitol Stationers in Montpelier, VT, Celebrations […]

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Catalog Photo Shoot – Behind the Scenes

A big chunk of our summer each year is spent putting together our year round and holiday catalogs.  So while most of you are heading off to the beach, summer camp, or hiking in the mountains, we are taking photos of chocolate.  Chocolate in boxes, chocolate on a plate, chocolate in a bowl, chocolate santas, […]

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Smores with a Twist

In honor of National S’mores day, this past Sunday we decided to take our own twist on the traditional campfire treat.  Surprisingly this was my first s’mores event of the summer season – I think it’s just been too hot to even think about building a fire lately. In keeping with the localvore/organic food movement, […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairing Results!

A lot of hard work went into researching this year’s chocolate and beer pairings for the Vermont Brewers Festival and it definitely paid off. Last Friday night a group of 100 plus beer and chocolate enthusiasts made their way into the tent on the Burlington waterfront to experience 4 amazing pairings of local Vermont beer […]

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Stay Cool!

It’s official.  Here in Vermont we’re having a heat wave.  It’s been 7 years since our last heat wave so it takes us a bit to adjust to 90 + degrees.  And for many people, eating in hot weather is not at the top of the list.  Taking a cold shower? Yes. Turning on the […]

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It’s not what’s on the inside….

Here at LCC, it’s just as important to us what is on the outside as on the inside.  You all know the care we take and the fresh, all-natural ingredients we use to make our chocolates.  Well, almost as much care and time is taken when creating the packaging to house our delicious chocolates. Our […]

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