Chocolate Wrap Blog

To err is human, I’ll eat it! Oh, and more on Pumpkin Spice truffles

I love new employees. Not only because it’s fun to meet new people but because when they work in the factory or in the factory store café, I win. You’re wondering what I mean. I’ll tell you. New people don’t walk through the door of our factory store café knowing exactly how to make our […]

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How to Make Chocolate Fondue

A perfect treat for this time of year (and right on through to say, oh, I don’t know, next June?!) is chocolate fondue. As a big fan of any type of fondue, you can imagine how high chocolate fondue ranks on my list. Right at the top. And when it’s done well, it’s over the […]

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12 Reasons to Celebrate in October

After the great reception for my post of random (and maybe applicable) reasons to celebrate in September, I’ve decided to bring you an updated list for October. Honesty, do we really need a reason to celebrate? Well, some of us do. So, for those of you who fall in that group, this list is for […]

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Chocolate Turkeys and Spice Cake Recipes – Hmmm….. Mmmm!

I feel I need to say up front that just going on first impressions, the two subjects of todays blog do not appear to be directly related but they are. I promise. Earlier this week, I received a copy of Hobby Farm Home magazine in the mail. It’s a nice looking magazine, glossy cover with […]

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Holiday Shopping Helper – “Give-ology”

Each year I promise myself I’m going to start my holiday shopping early. Sound familiar? And each year, I find myself shopping on Christmas Eve, mad at myself and annoyed with everyone else. Again, rings familiar, I’m sure. Just going on the number of people I see out on December 24 looking frustrated and exhausted, […]

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LEED Certification at Lake Champlain Chocolates

Yesterday was a big day at LCC. It may not seem like it to many of you but to those of us who work here, it was great. Our plaque designating our packaging and distribution facility as LEED Certified arrived. To give you a little back story on the project, our packaging and distribution facility […]

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Hot Chocolate – For My Peeps!

I’ve been quietly complaining about the cold for, what, three weeks now? That sounds about right. Well, I don’t know if it was infectious or just inevitable but now I hear my friends complaining about it, too. Here in Vermont, it’s going to hit the low 30’s tonight. And it’s only September! I don’t mind […]

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The 2008 Chocolate Catalog has Arrived

After a lot of work and many revisions, edits, changes and mistakes, our new catalog is finally printed and ready to mail. If you are already on the mailing list, you should be seeing it this week. The cover features our newest line – Organic Chocolate Truffles – and it just makes you want to […]

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Lake Champlain Chocolates on Twitter? Really?

Lately, we’ve been popping up here and there with a variety of print and internet mentions so I thought I’d share a little update. Firstly, you have to check us out in one of my favorite blogs, Cupcake Project. I’ve had Stef’s blog listed here on the right in my blogroll for folks to check […]

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Chocolate Fashion – “I’m too sexy for my chocolate…”

I promised video of the Lake Champlain Chocolates’ chocolate fashions and here you are. While it doesn’t show the behind the scenes making of these fashions (that video will need a little extra work I’m sorry to say) it does give a more comprehensive picture of just what chocolate fashion can look like. These pieces, […]

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