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5 30 Face lift
by lilypa
Jul 2, 2013 18:51:54 GMT -5
No New Posts Ask the Alchemist

Every Wednesday, the Alchemist will answer a question he has chosen. This is where you can talk about it with him and others, expand on it, etc.

50 76 #51 - Bean to Bar vs. Starting from Liquor
by Ben
Apr 22, 2014 13:58:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Suggestions or Problems

Do you have a suggestion that would make the forum or Chocolate Alchemy better, or see a problem that I might not know about - Let me know.

33 152 Trying to log in to order wholesale.
by Ben
Dec 31, 2013 8:23:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Lounge

You can talk about anything here. It doesn't even have to be chocolate related. Just a general place to unwind if you need.

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148 674 New chocolate with a twist, are you interested?
by Truesdale
Jun 5, 2014 12:30:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Small Scale Chocolate Business

Larger than 10 lbs but less than 10000 lbs. Pass on and discuss some of the ins and outs of starting and running a small chocolate business.

105 560 Organic Truffle Decoration
by Truesdale
Jun 6, 2014 1:37:58 GMT -5

Chocolate Making

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No New Posts General Chocolate Making at Home

This is a good place to discuss general Chocolate making questions that don't quite fit anywhere else.

259 1,418 Honey or other sweeteners in place of sugar?
by Sebastian
Aug 15, 2014 11:24:16 GMT -5
No New Posts Cocoa Beans

Let's talk about cocoa beans. Which are best, how do you choose what you want, or anything else.

95 648 Anyone would like to try Indonesian Cocoa Bean?
by gameson
Jun 21, 2014 15:00:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Roasting

How to roast cocoa beans - whole, nibs. long, short, oven, custom made roaster - all here.

63 396 Budget Minded DIY Roaster?
by lilypa
Aug 11, 2014 11:57:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Cracking and Winnowing

Any and everything about cracking and winnowing. Technique, inventions, etc.

20 177 Fun and interesting ways to Winnow!
by chadmart1076
Aug 6, 2014 19:01:20 GMT -5
No New Posts Refining and Conching - 1 Viewing

Refining and Conching really are different things. Let's hash it out here.

51 409 Normal Santha speeds?
by Ben
Aug 14, 2014 10:34:23 GMT -5
No New Posts Finishing Techniques

Tempering, molding, filling. All really great things to pass on and talk about.

107 743 DIY Tempering Machine - Advice and Direction?
by gap
Aug 18, 2014 16:38:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Failures - 1 Viewing

You tried something that didn't work - pass on the knowledge and keep a fellow chocolate maker from making the same mistake.

31 217 Sugar Bloom Fat Bloom?
by Truesdale
Jun 7, 2014 18:11:22 GMT -5

Chocolate Making Equipment

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No New Posts Champion Juicer

The Champion Juicer is used to grind cocoa beans into cocoa liqueur. Do you have questions, concerns or techniques to pass on?

17 66 Cutter Problem
by pappy
Aug 5, 2014 14:58:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Santha Wet Grinder

Do you have questions about refining your chocolate in the Santha Wet Grinder. Talk about it here.

105 554 5 Year old Santha 10 problem
by shankar
Jul 19, 2014 17:57:03 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Making Equipment

Need advice about equipment or want to share your latest discovery? This is the place.

114 611 Premier Wonder Wet Stone Grinder
by lyndon
Aug 18, 2014 14:43:07 GMT -5

Alchemical Creations

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No New Posts Chocolate Formulations

Share and talk about your good and bad chocolate formulations, get ideas, and work out that special blend

78 437 Sugar experiments
by Sebastian
Jun 20, 2014 20:01:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Recipes

Share or talk about your favorite chocolate containing recipes. Cakes, tortes, moles - you name it.

51 170 Nibs in bar
by Sebastian
Feb 16, 2014 16:17:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Special Dietary formulations

Goat milk chocolate, Soy "milk" chocolate, sugar free chocolate, super healthy alternative blends. Work them out here.

23 155 Tempering Soy Milk Chocolate
by Brad
Jun 24, 2013 10:23:48 GMT -5


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