Chocolate Wrap Blog

Chocolate Made From Scratch

  Crankenstein.  Refiner. Winnower.  Sour. Spicy. Earthy.  Fruity.  What do these things have to do with chocolate? We are thrilled to present a rare opportunity to see chocolate being made from bean to chocolate bar.   Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker, a fresh approach to making chocolate at LCC, will have table top equipment (like a crankenstein) […]

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What is a Truffle?

There are many different things that we can do with chocolate to create different chocolate candies. Sometimes, we add homemade caramel to the middle, as in our honey caramels, our caramel five star bar, and of course, in the ever popular sea salt caramels. Sometimes, we cover nuts with chocolate. Other times it’s orange peels. […]

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How to Pair Chocolate

We love the chocolate pairing craze going around right now, and we have embraced chocolate pairing wholeheartedly. However, a recent Italian study concluded that chocolate paired well with drinks depending on its cocoa content percentage. We’re glad that there are scientific studies being conducted on the tastes of chocolate, and we do love a good […]

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A Slice of Chocolate Heaven

Did you hear that? That was the sound of our catalog dropping.  At least that’s the lingo we use around here. What does that mean to you?  It means that the new LCC catalog with the luscious sea salt caramels on the cover should be arriving in your mailbox any day, if it hasn’t already. […]

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5 Tips for Your Autumn Weddings in Vermont

Vermont is a beautiful place to get married at any time of year, but this is especially true in the fall. In fact, autumn is a very busy season for Vermont weddings, because the setting, complete with rolling hills that are alive with red, orange and yellow hues, creates a stunning backdrop for any special […]

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Music, Kids & Dogs. You can’t go wrong.

We’ve got you covered for this weekend. Music Fan? Grand Point North. Have kids? Sara Holbrook Anniversary Celebration Love Dogs? Shelburne Museum Goes to the Dogs. We talk a lot about how lucky we are to live in such a vibrant and beautiful place as Vermont. This weekend is just one example of how much […]

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Introducing the new Revel Chocolates: An interview with Lauren

Our R&D department here at Lake Champlain Chocolates is constantly working to come up with new delicious treats for the rest of us. (Sometimes, in the office, they even ask us for our opinions… we’re always happy to try new chocolate!) Our latest creation is a series we’re calling the Revel Chocolates. Arriving just in […]

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Top Ten Lake Champlain Products of 2012

We have an amazing variety of products here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, from our truffles – the first product we ever created – to our bars, selection boxes, and Chocolates of Vermont, and a lot of it is popular. But we recently saw a listing of the Top Ten Chocolate Trends of 2012, and that […]

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Celebrating 20 years in the South End

One of our favorite events of the year is this weekend- The South End Art Hop!  It’s hard to believe they are celebrating their 20th year!   The south end of Burlington is a special place for LCC—it’s where Jim Lampman started the company and where we still are today (just in a slightly bigger building). […]

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What is White Chocolate?

“Is white chocolate really chocolate?” We hear this question a lot on our factory tours, and, to be honest, it depends on who is giving the tour to what answer is given. Before we get into why that is the case, we need to explain a little more about how chocolate is made: There are […]

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