Chocolate Wrap Blog

Spiced Pumpkin Truffles – Fall Flavors Abound

Labor Day. The definitive sign Summer is over. It’s only 6 days away. Yikes! Here in Vermont, that means it’s time to go apple picking. It’s time to put an extra blanket on the bed. It’s time to figure out where you stuck your fleece vests away last spring. It’s also time for Spiced Pumpkin […]

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Hazelnut Praline Pumpkins are now available online! Finally!

I’m not ready for summer to end. I’m simply not. I know you’re shaking your head saying “it’s only August” but here in Vermont, we had a wave of cool 60’s and I can feel everything around me starting to cool down. Even sleeping with the window open is getting chilly. And now, it’s official. […]

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Organic Chocolate Trufflles – Brand New!

If you’ve been to our website recently, you’ll notice the picture on the homepage has changed. It now features our brand new, just released Organic Chocolate Truffles which I’m so excited about. They’ve been in the works for some time (nearly two years actually) and they are finally ready to be presented to the public. […]

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Chocolate Facial Mask Recipe

As you know, I’m always searching for interesting chocolate recipes to share and for the most part, they’re edible. But today, I have something a little different. I keep hearing about this but until now, hadn’t known how to make it at home and I’m so excited I couldn’t wait to tell you all about […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairings – Combination #5

We’ve come to the final chocolate and beer pairing in our series. Keeping in mind that this will be the most intense pairing in terms of flavor and body of the beer, don’t be afraid. You’ve come through the four previous pairings and you’ve reached the pinnacle. You just need to trust one more time. […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairings – Combination #4

We find ourselves at the fourth of our five chocolate and beer pairings and in keeping with proper tasting fashion, the beers have increased in intensity while the chocolates have kept in lockstep. This isn’t to say the beers are not palatable to those of us who aren’t beer aficionados. In fact, I was becoming a […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairings – Combination #3

Moving to a bit of a darker beer and the third pairing in this set of five pairings, the next beer up is one that is made locally and probably not going to be found anywhere outside the area but if you ask your local beer expert, they will most likely be able to find […]

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Chocolate and Beer Pairings – Combination #2

In continuation of our Chocolate and Beer pairings from our Brewers Fest presentation, we move on to the next coupling in terms of going from light to dark. When hosting a tasting, you always want to increase in intensity so as not to overload the palette too early. This holds true whether it’s beer, chocolate […]

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Fundraising Made Easy

Recently, I met with the friendly people at Red Barn Fundraising (www.redbarnfundraising.com) to review our one-year old relationship.    They are really pleased with the success they’ve had offering the Chocolates of Vermont and Hot Chocolate.   After a few years in business focusing on churches, youth organizations, schools, and non-profits within the state of Vermont – […]

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It’s Tasty Being Green! Easy, No – But Tasty, Yes!

For those of you who are thinking of coming to Vermont and haven't made up your mind, you should know that we were just mentioned in Plenty Magazine's blog – State-by-State Guide to Green Hotspots. Yup, we’re there. And I think that’s wicked cool! As a fan of Plenty Magazine and PlentyMag.com, I dig it. […]

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