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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.

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by Ben
Jun 19, 2019 14:08:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Suggestions or Problems - 1 Viewing

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.

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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.

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203 882 Chocolate's Heart of Darkness: Child Labour in Ivory Coast
by chocogeek
Jul 29, 2020 7:52:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Small Scale Chocolate Business - 1 Viewing

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 lyndon
Sept 18, 2020 17:15:32 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.

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by Jim B.
Sept 21, 2020 14:47:53 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.

137 853 My cocoa beans does not pop
by mark
Sept 20, 2020 8:01:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Roasting

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

117 663 Behemor roasting profile curve
by crabloaf
Aug 29, 2020 11:49:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Cracking and Winnowing

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

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by lyndon
Sept 18, 2020 17:21:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Refining and Conching - 1 Viewing

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

97 765 Raw sugar when making chocolate?
by crabloaf
Sept 30, 2020 15:57:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Finishing Techniques - 1 Viewing

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

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by Ben
Sept 10, 2020 12:36:16 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.

60 369 Dark Milk Caramel Chocolate Failure
by jack123
Sept 8, 2020 6:43:19 GMT -5

Chocolate Making Equipment

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

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by Ben
Sept 10, 2020 8:06:04 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?

19 74 problem with Champion Juicer?
by bmikiten
Jan 28, 2018 23:58:12 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.

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by aria
Sept 28, 2020 19:10:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Making Equipment - 1 Viewing

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

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by pospik
Sept 30, 2020 5:17:13 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

115 638 Help me SOLVE this formulation please Chocolate masters :)
by Jim B.
Aug 29, 2020 15:32:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Chocolate Recipes

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

72 338 Savoury recipes using chocolate
by kristybaker481
Jun 30, 2020 2:11:02 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.

37 268 High FIber low carb Chocolate
by ochocolat
Sept 16, 2020 15:26:28 GMT -5


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