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by lilypa
Jul 2, 2013 18:51:54 GMT -5
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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 86 #29 - Aging chocolate
by lilypa
Dec 13, 2022 15:18:39 GMT -5
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39 175 Someone needs to stop the spamming/scamming
by Ben
Oct 3, 2022 6:54:40 GMT -5
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222 929 Crise du cacao à Madagascar : un secteur en péril
by chrisoet
May 7, 2024 0:04:47 GMT -5
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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.

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by jane
Jun 12, 2024 3:40:25 GMT -5

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

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by jane
Jun 12, 2024 3:28:09 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.

147 885 How long do cocoa beans stay good on the tree?
by johnsonivy
May 22, 2024 3:52:37 GMT -5
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How to roast cocoa beans - whole, nibs. long, short, oven, custom made roaster - all here.

131 733 Roasting - Convection Oven
by Ben
Sept 20, 2023 10:07:03 GMT -5
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Any and everything about cracking and winnowing. Technique, inventions, etc.

48 320 Building DIY Sylph Winnower
by Ben
Oct 10, 2022 7:42:45 GMT -5
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Refining and Conching really are different things. Let's hash it out here.

125 900 Candy canes?
by Chip
May 22, 2024 9:30:21 GMT -5
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Tempering, molding, filling. All really great things to pass on and talk about.

313 1,895 Finishing on moulded bars
by ck163
Jun 6, 2024 15:48:00 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.

76 429 Milk chocolate texture
by drischerer
Sept 8, 2023 8:35:05 GMT -5

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89 287 Multiple Chocovision temperers for sale - 3Z and Delta
by rushfordp
May 14, 2024 13:45:17 GMT -5
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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.

121 667 How to reassemble Spectra 20 bowl and where to get replacement parts
by digger
Apr 9, 2024 19:17:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Making Equipment

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

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by gaffguy
May 10, 2024 0:32:39 GMT -5

Alchemical Creations

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

141 767 Peanut Butter Chocolate
by Ben
May 3, 2024 10:04:16 GMT -5
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Share or talk about your favorite chocolate containing recipes. Cakes, tortes, moles - you name it.

82 360 Easy and Delicious Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe
by essakhan
May 22, 2024 6:57:12 GMT -5
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Goat milk chocolate, Soy "milk" chocolate, sugar free chocolate, super healthy alternative blends. Work them out here.

36 274 Raw cocoa
by telstar
Nov 25, 2023 15:11:43 GMT -5


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