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Choctoberfest

I will be out in Hico, Texas (near Austin) October 4-5 for opening weekend of Choctoberfest.—- Friday night (6 – 9 — at Flacas Fitness and Brews http://flacas-hico.com/) I will be giving samples of the Cacao Nib Meatballs from the There Ate Herbs in My Chocolate cookbook and…

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Guest Blog: Kevin Wenzel

I’m going out to the opening weekend of Choctoberfest, the month-long Chocolate extravaganza held annually in Hico, Texas (about an hour and a half outside of Austin). I caught up with Kevin Wenzel of Wiseman House Chocolate, the chocolatier who started the event, to get some insight on…

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Guest Blogger: Sander Wolf

As you guys know, my books feature a lot of chocolate, and I have gotten to do a couple of events in conjunction with DallasChocolate.org.  So when I found out Dallas Chocolate’s doing a 10th Anniversary Chocolate Dinner, it felt like time to talk to Sander Wolf, Dallas…

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Tour of Manos de Cacao

While we were in Monterrey, we got to spend a morning with the Llanderal Family of chocolate makers. It was an educational and enjoyable experienceWe sat down with Jorge Llandreal first and spoke with him about his business and his journey into becoming a chocolatier/chocolate maker.  He told…

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Guest Blogger: Chocolatier Scott Shelby

I’m very excited to be interviewing a chocolatier on the blog today.  Scott Shelby, the Sweets Engineer, will be doing a pop-up shop at my Pure Chocolate event in Minneapolis on July 8.  Join us both at Magers and Quinn.So Scott. Professional Snowboarder. Microbiologist. Line cook and…

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This is the Make-Up Day for the events that got flooded out at Writer’s in the Field.RSVP at their facebook event:https://www.facebook.com/events/346640309403885/Yeli from Yelibelly Chocolates and I will be doing the Chocolate in the Field Demo, so you guys won’t…