Chocolate Wrap Blog

Chocolate Gifts to Give With Your Chocolate Gifts

I’m not a chocoholic. I admit it. I know true chocoholics and I pale in comparison when it comes to the lengths and heights they will go for good chocolate. I am a sugaraholic though and chocolate falls into that category. I just don’t discriminate between candies. Truffles, candy corn, chocolate bars, jelly beans, bubble gum […]

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Making Chocolate – Not How We Do it Here but Fun to Watch!

After all the giggles I heard from my co-workers as they watched the last I Love Lucy clip, I felt I needed to share one more. It's from the same episode and not as well known but since we make chocolate here as well as wrap it, I felt it appropriate. Some of you may […]

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A Little Monday Morning Chocolate Humor – I Love Lucy, Too!!!

Here at the Chocolate Factory, it’s impossible to give a tour and not reference Lucy and Ethel in the infamous scene where they work as candy wrappers. For those of you who, like me, are old enough to remember watching I Love Lucy (first runs and reruns, both) I’m sure you recall that episode with […]

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How Your Chocolate is Packed for Shipping

Quite often, visitors to our website, www.LakeChamplainChocolates.com, are looking for a chocolate gift to send to their friends and families so a question we are frequently asked is if we gift wrap. We try to convey to our customers that while we don’t gift wrap in the traditional sense, we do take great strides in […]

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National Grouch Day – Celebrate (or Commiserate) with Chocolate

Ok. I missed an important holiday on my list of reasons to celebrate earlier this month. But, in light of the holiday itself, I suppose it’s fortuitous that I did. You see, I just found out October 15th is National Grouch Day. I tweeted people on Twitter yesterday to forewarn them. Thus not only would […]

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Calling all Schools and Community Groups – Easy Fundraising!

I know one of my co-workers blogged about this a little while back but now that sports and youth programs are really kicking in, I’m getting a fair number of questions about fundraising opportunities with Lake Champlain Chocolates and I thought it beared repeating. We all have to deal with fundraising with our kids at […]

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The Sculpture is Gone!

First of all, let me say I'd been meaning to post this all last week, but as you can judge from Leann's earlier posts about Halloween chocolates, Pumpkin Spice Truffles, and Winter Hot Chocolate, things here have been quite busy!  But I was determined to share this before all the leaves have fallen and snow […]

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A picture is worth a thousand……mmm’s! Liquid Chocolate!

Each day I come to work and I’m met with the wonderful smells that exist only in a chocolate factory. It’s heaven for the olfactory but as for sharing it on a blog, no dice until they come up with smell-o-puters or e-smell. So, I’m going to do the next best thing and give you […]

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Chocolate Tips – How to Store Chocolate

Its’ that time of year when people are visiting from out of state and buying lots of chocolate. So, inevitably, the question about how to store chocolate arises. Many people still think they should store it in the refrigerator while others aren’t aware that it is possible to freeze it. While we recommend you eat […]

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Blackstrap Molasses Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Just in time for Autumn, I made a batch of soft molasses cookies last night. Spicy and soft, they came out pretty yummy and the recipe was extremely simple. As always, I want to credit my source as this is not a recipe I made up. I did change it a little for my preferences […]

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