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Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

Celebrate the Taste of Vermont

What does this all mean?  It means spring in Vermont.   We don’t really have a traditional spring in Vermont – there are no daffodils blooming-  but we do have sugaring season, those few precious weeks a year when it’s warm during the days (ok, warm means above freezing this time of year) and cold at night […]

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Cocoa Pod Project: Passion Fruit & Spice Ganache

Because February is the month for love and chocolate, our R & D team was inspired to create a confection that captures this most romantic of months. Start with our super smooth milk chocolate ganache found in our luscious truffles, add in some passion fruit concentrate imported from France (another capital of love!) and a smoky […]

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Flowers of Decadence

Check out this amazing flower and chocolate arrangement!   Rather than us try and do this justice, we asked the florist herself to share her inspriration for this piece of art.  And here it is…. I’m Jamie Wynne Kales of Jamie Wynne Floral, a San Diego floral designer and concept stylist.  I embrace the strength […]

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Winter Chocolate Sale

We’re having a winter chocolate sale January 19-27 featuring our gourmet hot chocolate, handmade truffles and more. It’s a great time to stock up on your favorites or buy some early Valentine’s Day chocolates! We’ll have lots of samples to try as well. Second, we’re hosting FREE hot chocolate tastings January 22-26 at all three of our retail stores. This super cold […]

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Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker Wins Good Food Award

Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker won two Good Food Awards for 70% Madagascar and 70% Madagascar Wild Pepper chocolate bars at last night’s ceremony! The two bars were chosen by a panel of the country’s foremost chocolate experts for their exceptional taste and for supporting sustainable agriculture and social good. The Good Food Awards recognize truly good food: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. […]

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New Year. New Flavors. New Chocolates.

Our Research and Development team (otherwise known as chocolate  officially launched the Cocoa Pod Creative today!  What is the Cocoa Pod Creative? It’s a way for our amazing team to test new flavors, try different techniques and perfect their culinary skills.  What does this mean for us?  A completely new and delicious chocolate to try each month! […]

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Did someone say free Hot Chocolate Tasting?

Here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, we know how to kick off the holiday season.  You will find no Black Friday craziness here.   In fact, our stores might be the best place to escape all the holiday frenzy. On Saturday, November 30, from 12-4pm our Pine Street store will be sampling four (yes, four!) different flavors […]

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You’re invited to a Thanksgiving Chocolate Demo!

Move over Martha Stewart. Emily McCracken, Lake Champlain Chocolates’ resident artist and chocolate sculptress extraordinaire, will be sharing her talents next Saturday November 16 at 2pm at our Factory Store and Café located at 750 Pine Street. Emily will show you how to make handcrafted chocolate treats like these pilgrim hats using simple household items.  […]

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Chocotoberfest

October is the time of year we come together to share the harvest, carve some pumpkins and celebrate CHOCOLATE!  Join us for Chocotoberfest— four wonderful days of special chocolate events from October 24-27.  Enjoy sweet deals on chocolate caramels, truffles, and hot chocolate. And there’s more….on Saturday, October 26 from 12-4pm at 750 Pine Street, […]

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Ice cream! You scream!

We all scream for ice cream!! We LOVE it when ice cream season rolls around.  Here in Vermont, we crave green grass, blue skies and the long days of summer.  And of course LCC ice cream!  Not only will our stores be serving up your favorite flavors like classic chocolate, vanilla, chocolate hazelnut, almond butter […]

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