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Fermentation boxe

Hi everyone, This summer I will have the opportunity to experiment fermentation. And I was wondering if someone know if it is a minimal siz…

Started by Delcour Thomas

4 on Saturday
Reply by Rik Roper

Adjustable bean cracker from a grape crusher

When I was in Italy, I saw the following in a chocolate-maker's workshop: It's a motorized grape crusher. The chocolate maker puts his be…

Started by Clay Gordon

9 Sep 10
Reply by Clay Gordon

cocoa butter press

América Central), We saw on line the "Grenada Chocolate  butter press: http://www.gren

Started by Fargo Della Harding

0 Jul 21

Food safe glue?

Hello guys, while cleaning I broke my melangeur scraper which is plastic and I'm considering gluing it. I found out in the Internet that th…

Started by Miguel Pujols

2 May 30
Reply by Miguel Pujols

20kg DIY Chocolate Melter for about $200?

Melting chocolate is a challenge that many chocolate makers face and having a supply of melted chocolate on hand - at a known and precise t…

Started by Clay Gordon

20 Mar 10
Reply by Lee

make chocolate with 100% chocolate liquor disks?

I have 100% chocolate liquor disks and cocoa butter disks... could I combine them in my tempering machine to make a lower percentage chocol…

Started by Kaydee Kreitlow

2 Jan 27
Reply by Kaydee Kreitlow

DIY Caramel Cutter and Guitar - Links to Forum Discussion

Here is a link to instructions (and a parts list) for DIYing a disc/roller cutter for caramels, ganaches, and more. Here is a link to a dis…

Started by Clay Gordon

0 Jan 19

Tempering Machine Modifications

What mods have you done to your tempering machines? If there is something that had made life better please share it. :) We use a Little Dip…

Started by Larry

2 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Larry

ACME table top melter NITRO high volume modification!!

does anyone use the ACME unit? heres a GREAT MODIFICATION (ill make a you tube video one day to show) remove the light bulbs ( do not use…

Started by Grant

3 Dec 2, 2013
Reply by Grant

Modifying a commercial rotisserie oven for roasting

Here's a discussion over in the Startup Central group about using commercial rotisserie ovens - like the kind you might see in a grocery st…

Started by Clay Gordon

0 Oct 17, 2013


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