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Decorating Techniques using TEMPERED CHOCOLATE

One of our highly recommended suppliers of PREMIUM/REAL chocolate (couverture) is King Arthur Flour. Sound strange? a flour company selling chocolate? They supply the baking industry with amazing ingredients, including chocolate, pure Vanilla, flavorings and more. Gourmet, quality bakers want the best ingredients, King Arthur Flour is a place to find a big assortment of […]

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Candy Cane Bark

During the Holidays when you don’t have much time but still want to give a gift a special gift from your kitchen, chocolate bark is the perfect solution and will be a remembered hit with everyone on your gift list. Peppermint or Candy Cane bark is at the top of the wish list of your […]


Raspberry Chocolate Truffles

The CLASSIC TRUFFLE is a favorite confection of anyone who loves chocolate.  Adding fresh fruits, chopped nutmeats and/or exotic flavorings extends your truffle variety and allows you to invent your very own flavor combinations. If you have a favorite ganache recipe  or have made Gourmet Candy Maker’s Classic Ganache, here are some variaions that will […]

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Crunchy Nut Caramel Popcorn

Superbowl Sunday is THE DAY for big, loud happy get togethers. Everyone thinks about serving hearty lunches and snacks like hot chili, chips & dips, hamburgers and beer but what about that sweet tooth? Home made Crunchy Nut Caramel Popcorn is a sweet treat that combines the favorite taste of popcorn and roasted nuts and satisfies the […]


Cranberry Roasted Almond Chocolate Bark

CRANBERRY BARK is an all-time favorite during the holidays. Combining the seasonal ingredient of Cranberries into a chocolate lovers staple CHOCOLATE BARK makes for a delicious addition to your holiday assortments and a wonderful treat on any dessert table. Add roasted almonds to the mix and you have a treat that is at the top […]