Chocolate Wrap Blog

Frozen Hot Chocolate – a Simple and Delicious Recipe

The last week or so has seen temps here in the northeast in the 80’s and 90’s. Some might think that’s too warm but I remember the sub-zero days of January and February only too well. And while I won’t say it’s too warm, I will admit it is, in fact, warm. Warm enough, actually, […]

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Free Music in the Park – July 10

OK. Consider this your two minute warning. I know I mentioned this before but I really don't want you to forget and miss out. If you live in the area or are planning on being in Burlington Thursday, July 10 (that’s tomorrow for those who are calendar-challenged like myself), be sure to check out the […]

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How to Make Gourmet Smores – Fabulous!

So, you might think trying to make a better smore is like trying to build a better mousetrap. But really, isn’t it this constant pursuit of perfection that brought us from living in caves with no fire to living indoors and contemplating the perfect smore? To be honest with you, I never gave it much […]

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Removing Chocolate Stains – a Primer

Summer heat. Chocolate. Two things that, when combined, are magic and tragic simultaneously. Sitting out in the hot sun eating a chocolate ice cream cone. Mmmmmm! Bringing chocolates to friends when visiting on a hot summer day. Yikes! Let me provide you with the inspiration for today’s blog. I have chocolate not only on my […]

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Shipping Chocolate in the Heat of the Summer

One of the most popular questions we get during the summer is how do we keep our chocolates from melting in shipment. The funny thing is that while this is a question that really only comes up during June, July and August, it is something we deal with year-round because there are areas of the […]

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Chocolate and Your Health – Again?!

You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting upon an article about the health benefits of chocolate. Sure, it’s no use to the dead cat but if you believe the reports, it can be of benefit to us. And while I’m not a doctor (really?!?!) I have been hunting around to find some more info […]

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More Chocolate Recipes – But Beware…

After posting the recipe for zucchini bread with chocolate, I thought I’d do a little more hunting around for other chocolate recipes and what I found was about a bazillion cookie and cake recipes but also a handful of odd-sounding (but probably good) recipes I can’t resist sharing. I have made none of them so […]

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Chocolate Makes Everything Taste Better… Everything!

So, it’s summer (sort of) and before too long, everyone I know will be trying to pawn their zucchini off on me. I mean, seriously, why grow it since you know someone else will and they’ll have way more than they could ever eat and run around trying to give it away. Happens every summer. […]

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The Cutest Chocolate Bunny Video – Ever!

People do some pretty neat things with chocolate, be it cooking, sculpting, photographing, etc. And once in a while, I find things that are just too irresistible to not share. This video of chocolate bunnies is one of those things. Now, in the second part of this video (Act II), I debated if I should post […]

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Chocolate and Beer – The Saga Continues…

For those of you who are on the edge of your seat awaiting more info about Chocolate and Beer (and I know there are scores of you…) your wait is nearly over. Gary Coffey, our Retail Sales Director, will be hosting a Chocolate and Beer pairing as part of this year’s Vermont Brewers Festival, July […]

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