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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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Scientifically Proven: Chocolate & Music are Aphrodisiacs

By now most of you have probably heard about our awesome new rock ‘n roll chocolate bar Grace Under Fire.  It was even mentioned on Good Morning America last week!  Plus lots of great mentions in the blogosphere. The dark chocolate bar with red peppers and pistachios celebrates our fellow Vermonter and rock star Grace […]

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School’s (almost) Out!

There is a gift giving season that people seem to overlook – which is shocking when you think about how many “hallmark holidays” we have these days – but end of the year teacher gifts is serious business.  No one deserves a gift at the end of the school year more than your child’s teacher […]

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Grace Under Fire

As if working with chocolate isn’t cool enough, we are thrilled to announce our first collaboration with a rock ‘n roll band!  Vermont-based Grace Potter & the Nocturnals came to us a few months ago wanting to create their own chocolate bar and we were more than happy to oblige. It was a true partnership […]

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We Won the Bride’s Choice Award!

We just got word from our friends at Wedding Wire that Lake Champlain Chocolates has been selected to receive the WeddingWire 2010 Bride’s Choice Award!  This means we are in the top five percent of all vendors in the WeddingWire Community, which includes over 100,000 wedding professionals across the US and Canada.  Let’s say that […]

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Behind the Scenes

I’m Emily Jones, the resident chocolate sculptress for LCC.  I recently had the pleasure of shooting a chocolate picture frame demonstration for HowtoHeroes.com.  They are a site where you can go to watch all kinds of videos on how to make food creations.  People often ask me how I make chocolate sculptures.  Now you can […]

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Hello, Summer!

It’s getting to be that time of year again, I’m afraid. While we’re all overjoyed to be playing in the dirt, smelling spring’s blossoms and loving the bike rides to ice cream stands after dinner, warmer temperatures and singing robins mark the beginning of a summer shipping schedule at Lake Champlain Chocolates. (In other words: […]

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Mom-Approved

Every time a holiday rolls around, I’m always racking my brain trying to think of the perfect chocolate for Mother’s Day.  Then after a few days, I usually resort to asking her what she really wants or needs.  If your Mom is anything like mine, the answer is always the same: “Please, save your money.  […]

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Looking for a Mother’s Day Gift?

We have just two words for you:  Lobster & Chocolate. Can you think of two more decadent, indulgent foods?  So this got me thinking, as a fairly new mom this might be a perfect Mother’s Day gift- a lobster dinner followed by some delicious truffles for dessert.  Throw in some good wine and good (adult) […]

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