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Chocolate and Beer Pairings – Combination #2

In continuation of our Chocolate and Beer pairings from our Brewers Fest presentation, we move on to the next coupling in terms of going from light to dark. When hosting a tasting, you always want to increase in intensity so as not to overload the palette too early. This holds true whether it’s beer, chocolate […]

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Fundraising Made Easy

Recently, I met with the friendly people at Red Barn Fundraising (www.redbarnfundraising.com) to review our one-year old relationship.    They are really pleased with the success they’ve had offering the Chocolates of Vermont and Hot Chocolate.   After a few years in business focusing on churches, youth organizations, schools, and non-profits within the state of Vermont – […]

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It’s Tasty Being Green! Easy, No – But Tasty, Yes!

For those of you who are thinking of coming to Vermont and haven't made up your mind, you should know that we were just mentioned in Plenty Magazine's blog – State-by-State Guide to Green Hotspots. Yup, we’re there. And I think that’s wicked cool! As a fan of Plenty Magazine and PlentyMag.com, I dig it. […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairings – Combination #1

This is the first in a series of beer and chocolate pairings that we have explored over the years. You can find more chocolate and beer pairings here. Earlier I wrote about our in-house chocolate and beer pairings done in preparation for the Brewers Fest held last weekend in Burlington. In the end, five beers […]

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Mayan Waffles – Cool Recipe

So, coincidentally, just after I wrote yesterday about finding cool mentions of our products here and there, I get a Google alert about our Aztec Hot Chocolate. Well, I click on the link to TeamSugar and there’s not only what looks like a yummy recipe for these awesome sounding waffles but a very cool bit […]

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Organic Milk Chocolate Sea Salt and Almond – A Star in the Blogosphere

I love when I come across our products in magazines, on blogs and other random places, especially when it’s positive. So to thank those folks who take the time to include us in your daily or weekly musings, I’ll be sharing these blogs with you as I find them. I know I won’t be able […]

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Chili Made With Chocolate? – Definitely!

For whatever reason, go to any tropical destination and you’ll find hot and spicy food being served regardless of the temps. Seems a little counterintuitive but there comes a time when you need to stop fighting it. So, in the spirit of going with the flow and embracing the summer heat, here is an awesome […]

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Frozen Hot Chocolate – a Simple and Delicious Recipe

The last week or so has seen temps here in the northeast in the 80’s and 90’s. Some might think that’s too warm but I remember the sub-zero days of January and February only too well. And while I won’t say it’s too warm, I will admit it is, in fact, warm. Warm enough, actually, […]

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Free Music in the Park – July 10

OK. Consider this your two minute warning. I know I mentioned this before but I really don't want you to forget and miss out. If you live in the area or are planning on being in Burlington Thursday, July 10 (that’s tomorrow for those who are calendar-challenged like myself), be sure to check out the […]

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How to Make Gourmet Smores – Fabulous!

So, you might think trying to make a better smore is like trying to build a better mousetrap. But really, isn’t it this constant pursuit of perfection that brought us from living in caves with no fire to living indoors and contemplating the perfect smore? To be honest with you, I never gave it much […]

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