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Visit Our Waterbury Factory Outlet

Skiing in Vermont over the holidays?  With the snow fall we just had, the skiing has never been better in December.  It’s a great time to explore the mountains and we have just the spot to fuel up before hitting the slopes or for warming up after a long day in the fresh, mountain air. […]

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Cocoa Pod Creative: Butternut Squash and Sage

Autumn is when Vermont really shines, so when the leaves start to turn, the gardens are put to bed and the air is cooler and crisper, we like to celebrate.  And this month’s cocoa pod creative does just that by showcasing the classic fall combination of roasted butternut squash and earthy sage.  Encased inside a […]

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How to Make Caramel Apples

Make your Own Caramel Apples Macintosh apples in the fall in Vermont are just about the best thing ever.   You know what we mean: fresh, crisp, tart.  Mmmm.  Hard to beat.   But not impossible.  Sometimes you need a little sweet to balance all that tartness.    Enter the caramel apple.   With real caramel.  Dipped in nuts.  […]

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Summer is not over- yet!

For some, the middle August means summer is winding down:  school is starting soon and some yellow leaves may have been spotted.  But for us at LCC we are just getting going! With the Art Hop, Grand Point North Festival and Eat by Northeast all coming up in September there is still a lot to […]

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The Secret to our Handmade Truffles

We’re going to let you in on a secret.  Why are our handmade truffles so creamy, decadent and downright delicious? It’s the butter. OK, it’s also the irresistible chocolate we use, but the European-style cultured butter from our good friends at Vermont Creamery really sends them over the top. What is European-style cultured butter?  It sounds fancy, but really it’s quite […]

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Our namesake: Lake Champlain

We like to talk about Vermont and why we love living here.  And Lake Champlain is a big part of what makes this place so special —which is why over 30 years ago Jim Lampman decided to make this great lake the namesake of his growing chocolate company. So what is it about Lake Champlain?  While […]

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It’s Time to Party!

Party season is upon us.  Graduations, showers, weddings, barbeques— we can finally be outside without hats and mittens and this alone is something to celebrate (at least for us in Vermont.) And no celebration is complete without some Lake Champlain Chocolates.  How about a chocolate buffet?  Let guests mix and match to create their own […]

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The LCC Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This year we asked the moms right here in our office what’s on their wish list for a Mother’s Day gift.  And it turns out; Lake Champlain Chocolates’ moms are a sentimental bunch.  Granted they can get their hands on a dark chocolate sea salt caramel or one of our chocolate truffles pretty much whenever they want; but still, […]

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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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Vermont Foodie Gift Guide

Vermont has long been ahead of the curve in the “good food” department. The best maple syrup on the planet, award-winning beer and cheese, beautiful hand-blown glassware and simply stunning cutting boards are just a sampling of what beautiful gifts our home state has to offer. Working at a chocolate company where ingredient and product […]

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