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For Love and Chocolate

Chocolate is a very poplular topic to write about. Just Google the word and you'll be amazed by what you find. So, in my e-travels, I came across a quote that made me smile. When I saw who it was attributed to, that smile turned into a laugh! "All you need is love. But a […]

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What to give Dad for Father’s Day… hmmmm…

Last month, I was stuck with the question of what to get my Mother for Mother’s Day. Oddly, I have no concerns over what to get my Stepdad for Father’s Day. Chocolate. No question. The funny thing is, even if I didn’t work at a chocolate factory, I’d still be getting him chocolate. And there’s […]

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Yoga and Chocolate Hearts – because we all need a little Pick-Me-Up now and then!

Yesterday was a challenging day for everyone here at the Chocolate Factory because we had no internet and no external e-mails for the entire day. Wow, talk about debilitating. I can’t remember what life was like before these modern day conveniences. Luckily, we’re back connected with the e-world today. But after the many challenges of […]

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2 Surefire (Free) Ways To Learn About Chocolate

OK, OK, you already know about chocolate. You know what you like. You know what you don't like. But there's always room to learn more, isn't there? Well, I have the perfect opportunities for you to expand your knowledge and treat your tastebuds and guess what – they’re totally free. Yup, free. Lake Champlain Chocolates […]

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The Sweet Notes of Chocolate and the Discover Jazz Festival

Hey, we're 25 this year! But guess what?! So is the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival so we're teaming up with them as a Marquee sponsor and taking part in the 10 days of live jazz in the Queen City! So cool! Now, if you're not from the area or you don't like Jazz, perhaps this post […]

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When it comes to chocolate wedding favors – to each her own

In the course of my work, I write and send numerous press releases to a range of writers and editors regarding our latest company news, product releases, and events. It’s fun to watch where we pop up in the media once the releases are sent. Sometimes I come across a reference to our chocolates by […]

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Help, I’m being held… #5 – Making Peanut Brittle

Peanut brittle is my favorite candy to make. I know, it’s not chocolate, and it may not be considered a connoisseur’s delight, but good peanut brittle is a joy to eat.  It is also very fun to make.  Anyone can make it, but to make it well requires a mastery of a variety of candy […]

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A chocolate show right here in little ol’ Vermont. Yummy!

A chocolate show. Hmmm. Sounds fun. Sounds even a bit dangerous. But fun. I've been hearing about this Vermont Chocolate Show in passing and I'm sure people have been sending me info on it but I've been too caught up with other things to pay it any mind yet. So, here I am investigating just […]

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Chocolate and Wine together. Seriously?

Last night at the factory, we hosted a Chocolate and Wine pairing as a fundraiser for a local group, Queen City Police Foundation. At the event, 2 whites and 2 reds were paired specifically with an individual chocolate. Now, I know people are pairing wine with everything these days but I was still uncertain how […]

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Old World Chocolate in my cookies?!

I recently brought home a container of Old World Drinking Chocolate which is actually 54% dark chocolate shavings that you use to make hot chocolate. I have a roommate who loves hot chocolate and so far has enjoyed each of our flavors. But I noticed this container going untouched. Then he asked if I could bring […]

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