Help – I’m being held prisoner in a chocolate factory

I turned 51 last month.  I’ve been making chocolates since I was 21. Some would think me just an old candy maker who never got out off the factory floor.  True.  But the way I see it, after 30 years in this business I still get to work in an environment that most people only dream about.  Did you ever take the lid off of a vat full of dark chocolate (2000lb!) and inhale deeply?  It can make you weak in the knees.

So, when Leann asked me if I would enter something in the chocolate blog, I decided to share a little about what it’s like to work in a candy kitchen/chocolate factory.   I’ll start at the beginning and meander through some of my experiences.  If it gets to boring, turn off the computer and go get some exercise or do what I do:  Eat some chocolate.  Or take the lid off a chocolate melter and inhale…