Category Archives: Recipes (all types)

How I did it: 3D Stuffed Chocolate Christmas Tree

Since my off work acquaintances get all the test product I make up (there is a limit to how much I can eat) sometimes I want to make up something totally different, this past Christmas was one of those occasions. These acquaintances are used to some really different things, stuffed berries, chocolate covered gummy worms, […]

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Spruce up your own berries

In other sections of our blog we told you how to temper chocolate and when to temper chocolate. For the next few months we’ll be posting some ideas and methods to make some special berries at home.

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How to Flavor and Color Chocolate

Last year we covered how to temper chocolate and when to temper chocolate and today someone asked us how to flavor and color chocolate.

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Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies

This is one of our old family recipes, it’s also one of the recipes where gourmet chocolate is not needed, it actually tastes best with Bakers brand Semi-Sweet chocolate (the red box), it comes in one ounce squares. (the packaging has changed, it’s no longer in on ounce squares, one box used to be 8 […]

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When to temper?

One of the questions we get asked is when you need to temper and when you don’t. I’ve created the following table to help identify when chocolate needs to be tempered and when it does not.

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How to temper chocolate

Long before there were expensive tempering machines: people used to temper chocolate by hand, here is how I do it when I’m away from the equipment:

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Recipe: Molasses Cookies

This is another of the recipes that I got asked for (a lot), it’s very simple and has no chocolate in it at all 😉 The O’Donnell Family Molasses Cookie Recipe As passed, and updated as needed, from Mrs O’Donnell to her daughter Eliene O’Donnell Wentz, to her daughter Janice Wentz Manley, to her son […]

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Recipe: Dinosaur Bars

Dinosaur Bars I get asked for some of the recipes I’ve done in the past, (see it’s not just chocolate covered strawberries), as time permits I’ll post them here.

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