Chocolate Wrap Blog

Who’s going to help me with these wedding favors?

As I go through each week, one of the things I work with is wedding favor orders, ideas, and marketing. It’s a big industry in general and it’s a big part of a chocolatier’s business during those months when there aren’t many chocolate-related holidays, such as summer. It’s quite fun to work on and gives […]

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Do you ever get sick of chocolate?

During the course of a normal day here at Lake Champlain Chocolates, visitors inevitably ask “Do you ever get sick of chocolate?” It’s one of our favorite questions which is a good thing since we hear it so frequently. It’s innocent enough. We’re completely surrounded by dark chocolate, milk chocolate, chocolate truffles, homemade chocolate ice […]

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Ice Cream in Saratoga

Not long ago, before I worked in a chocolate factory, I would go visiting at friends’ houses and bring a dish to share. They’d ask me to bring my curry dip or my asian wings or even this fabulous red velvet cake I make. It was fun. I loved preparing things I knew they’d love […]

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Is dark chocolate good for you?

I keep reading in the news these days about dark chocolate being good for your heart. The experts tell us that just one ounce of dark chocolate can help lower your LDL, raise your HDL, reduce clotting and even keep arteries flexible and increase bloodflow. Big job for just a little bit of dark chocolate. […]

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Chocolate as a comfort food

I’ve always used food as a source of comfort and with that, I know I’m not alone. Truth be told, the most comforting food to me is chocolate. Funny thing is, I never realized it until a funny thing happened to me on the way through my work week. You see, the weather here in […]

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Holy Cow! We have pre-packed Ice Cream Pints to go?!

I have to admit, I have a weakness for Ice Cream. You read this and nod your head, I know, because you’re in the same boat. Right? I simply cannot resist a super creamy, high quality vanilla ice cream sundae with chocolate sauce and whipped cream. I see a malt shop and I can already […]

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