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Chocolate Recipes: Easy Milk Chocolate

 [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] This free recipe is provided as a courtesy by The Go to Chocolate Store where you can purchase organic chocolates and coffees.  Click here to shop. There are many reasons to make your own chocolate.  But one of the most obvious is that you know what has […]

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Easy Dark Chocolate Recipe

Chocolate Recipes: Easy Dark Chocolate

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] One of the surest ways to get Roy to join me in the kitchen is for me to make chocolate.  Since finding this simple recipe for homemade dark chocolate, it has been one of my—and Roy’s—favorite recipes.     LIST OF INGREDIENTS: 1 cup (100 g)

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1.8 Million Reasons to Buy Organic Chocolate

[avatar user=”Roy” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Roy[/avatar] As I begin this post, I am thinking about the last time I drove from my home in Kenosha, Wisconsin to the Regency Mall in Racine, Wisconsin.  That drive takes me about 20 minutes in good traffic.  The population of Kenosha is about 100 thousand people, the population of

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Blinders Post

How to Enjoy Almost Any Brand of Chocolates – The Blinders Method

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Roy” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Roy[/avatar] Introduction In this age of information, it is difficult—but not impossible–to be completely ignorant about almost any subject.  Since creating The Go To Chocolate Store, Billie Jean and I have learned things about the cocoa suppliers of many big-name chocolate companies that we never wanted to know. 

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Five Reasons I Eat Dark Chocolate as a Fitness Food

Five Reasons I Eat Dark Chocolate as a Fitness Food

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] Introduction I love chocolate.  So, I’m always looking for and excuse to eat it more often.  But until Roy wrote the post, “What You Need To Know About The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Men, Especially Husbands,” I really didn’t think of dark chocolate

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3 Compelling Reasons to Choose Organic Chocolate WP

3 Compelling Reasons to Choose Organic Chocolate

[avatar user=”Roy” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Roy[/avatar] Introduction I am going to start this post with a confession.  I’m as guilty as anyone in that I did not always choose organic and ethically traded chocolates or coffees.  But in my defense (ignorance really), I didn’t know what those certifications meant, and the certified chocolates were usually

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6 Things you should know WP

6 Things You Should Know About the History of Chocolate

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] With so many holidays traditionally celebrated with gifts of chocolate, one must wonder, ‘When and how did this love for chocolate begin’?  Our research has uncovered several conflicting stories, so Roy has presented his take, however improbable, on the history of chocolate.  And I have

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Fairtrade

What You Need To Know About Fairtrade And Chocolate

[ditty_news_ticker id=”1763″] [avatar user=”Billie Jean” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Posted by Billie Jean[/avatar] This brief video post is the second in a series of short video posts explaining important terms or certifications associated with cocoa farming and sourcing.  In this post, I will answer the question, “What is Fairtrade?”  Other posts in this series will address UTZ certification,

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