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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.

51 85 NOTICE: No new posts in 'Ask the Alchemist' forum
by Ben
Jun 19, 2019 14:08:58 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.

38 169 Shopping cart and online store
by Ben
Apr 9, 2020 19:29:29 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.

Moderator: Alchemist

215 909 Anyone Made Layered Hot Chocolate?
by sdcecil
Jan 19, 2022 21:50:35 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.

228 1,179 packaging bonbons for shipping
by masterpiece
Nov 21, 2021 12:05:53 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.

468 2,464 24 Hours?
by Mitch30
Mar 23, 2022 13:45:48 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.

141 863 Forgotten beans
by mrbill
Mar 29, 2022 8:48:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Roasting

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

128 701 How obvious is "the crack"?
by mark
Apr 5, 2022 20:16:22 GMT -5
No New Posts Cracking and Winnowing

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

47 317 Chocolate Alchemy DIY Winnower
by Ben
Mar 20, 2021 16:26:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Refining and Conching

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

112 840 Pre-grinding, turning nibs into rough liquor
by annazh
Jan 18, 2022 10:17:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Finishing Techniques - 1 Viewing

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

286 1,748 Chocolate bloom - due to tempering or ingredients??
by w1ggl3s1985
Mar 11, 2022 10:26:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Failures

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

71 402 Dark Milk Caramel Chocolate Failure
by Ben
May 11, 2022 10:00:08 GMT -5

Chocolate Making Equipment

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No New Posts Want Ads

The place for selling equipment you are no longer using or seeing if others have what you are looking for.

57 205 Wanted: used melanger for first time home use
by caffeinator69
May 18, 2022 14:20:34 GMT -5
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?

20 76 2-2.5lb. Hopper For Champion
by Chip
Jan 1, 2022 9:53:02 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.

120 662 Spectra 11 too loud
by Jim B.
Oct 12, 2020 17:18:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Making Equipment

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

219 1,150 GMP Chocolate Tempering and Depositing Machine
by reelchemist
Mar 21, 2022 21:59:02 GMT -5

Alchemical Creations

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No New Posts Chocolate Formulations - 1 Viewing

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

125 676 White Chocolate Recipes Anyone?
by curt
Jan 18, 2022 1:15:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Recipes

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

77 351 Cream center bombón
by japenvape
Aug 5, 2021 9:42:51 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.

36 272 Erythritol & Inulin ratios for chocolate making
by 1stgenmebrit
Jul 8, 2021 8:27:16 GMT -5

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