Chocolate Wrap Blog
Posts by Meghan Fitzpatrick

Chocolate Made From Scratch

  Crankenstein.  Refiner. Winnower.  Sour. Spicy. Earthy.  Fruity.  What do these things have to do with chocolate? We are thrilled to present a rare opportunity to see chocolate being made from bean to chocolate bar.   Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker, a fresh approach to making chocolate at LCC, will have table top equipment (like a crankenstein) […]

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A Slice of Chocolate Heaven

Did you hear that? That was the sound of our catalog dropping.  At least that’s the lingo we use around here. What does that mean to you?  It means that the new LCC catalog with the luscious sea salt caramels on the cover should be arriving in your mailbox any day, if it hasn’t already. […]

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Music, Kids & Dogs. You can’t go wrong.

We’ve got you covered for this weekend. Music Fan? Grand Point North. Have kids? Sara Holbrook Anniversary Celebration Love Dogs? Shelburne Museum Goes to the Dogs. We talk a lot about how lucky we are to live in such a vibrant and beautiful place as Vermont. This weekend is just one example of how much […]

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Celebrating 20 years in the South End

One of our favorite events of the year is this weekend- The South End Art Hop!  It’s hard to believe they are celebrating their 20th year!   The south end of Burlington is a special place for LCC—it’s where Jim Lampman started the company and where we still are today (just in a slightly bigger building). […]

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The Splendor of Vermont

I’m in denial that summer is almost over.  We’ve had an amazing one here in Vermont this year, I’m not sure Lake Champlain has looked more beautiful than it has lately.  Case in point below (taken last night!) We are lucky; however, that fall in Vermont also tips the scales in the beautiful department.  And […]

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A New Chocolate Maker is in town.

We have some exciting news to share at Summervale this week! Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker is coming to life based on the principles of quality, transparency, taste of place, and the craft of making chocolate.  It is a sub-brand evolving at Lake Champlain Chocolates that lets Eric Lampman source, roast, winnow (separates shell from nib), […]

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A Citrus Bomb!

Alchemist Heady Topper (8.0%ABV) with Dark Chocolate Orange Peel and Dark Chocolate Covered Almond.  Last but not least, here is our final pairing from the Brewer’s Festival.  We admit, it took us awhile to find a chocolate that could handle this double IPA; but once we hit upon our dark chocolate orange peel, it created […]

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Cucumber Sriracha Pops

As delicious as our chocolate truffles are, they just can’t cool you off like one of our refreshing ice pops.  Here is a super cool and spicy treat that will keep you as cool as a cucumber this summer. Cucumber Sriracha PopsYields: 10 – 3 oz. Pops1.5 lbs.     cucumbers1/4C     honey1/3C    sugar1/3C    water1 tbsp    […]

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Chocolate Beer: A Vermont Partnership

  Without further delay, here is beer and chocolate pairing number two from the Brewer’s Festival. Last spring our friends at VT Pub & Brewery gave us a call and said they wanted to try brewing a chocolate stout and wondered if we would be interested in providing them with our gourmet chocolate.  We spent, […]

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What a Pair: Sour Wheat & Salted Caramel!

The scene on Saturday at the Burlington Waterfront. We take beer and chocolate pairings very seriously here at LCC.  Long nights of hard work, tasting, pouring, tasting, pouring some more, it can go on and on.  Someone has to put in the hours, right? Well, we can finally share all that hard work with you!  […]

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