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Minnie Colwell

One of the Voluptuous Artisan Truffles hand made at The Chocolate Bordello.

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Comment by Clay Gordon on February 29, 2012 at 9:41pm

Great story for a lovely piece. Thanks for sharing.

Comment by The Chocolate Bordello on February 28, 2012 at 8:34pm

Hello Clay!  Minnie Colwell lived in Breckenridge, CO.  She was a popular madam along the road to the Wellington mine.  It is said that she agreed to sell her house to a family with seven children.   Before the sale was complete, the husband died of the flu.  After the funeral, Minnie quietly presented the deed of the house to the destitute widow without asking a penny.  It is unlikely the merciful Minnie was ever publicly thanked.  We’ve given her homage in the form of a fine chocolate ‘home’ brushed in gold.  Her make-up:  Dark dense chocolate, with rum and hazelnut under a gold-dusted dark chocolate “roof”

 

 

Comment by Clay Gordon on December 12, 2011 at 9:32pm

What's the origin of the name ... and what's inside and out?

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