I am a new chocolate re-melter I have successfully tempered chocolate using the heat-cool/seed-heat method, but I have young kids so having uninterrupted time to do it right is not something I…Continue
"Yes, you can use granite in place of the marble. The purpose of the marble slab is to cool the chocolate mass quickly, so any non-porous material that does the same will work.
If the marble is only for tempering/pre-crystallizing the…"
OK-So I admit I'm pretty much a NEWBIE! I was looking at doing something different in our kitchen and most of the candy/chocolate recipes recommend spreading/crystallizing/etc on Marble. I'm just curious, does Granite do the same thing? Where we are granite is much less expensive since we've got lots around us. See More
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"Dumb question-what's the Savage??
Thanks for your input!! That's what I'm curious of-Since I'm such a newbie I want to get decent stuff but not have to take out a 2nd morgage on my house for what's currently a hobby…"
"I was asked to run a beta version several years ago. At the time, I owned a Hilliard 80# and an ACMC. The chocolate dude is an ok machine. They didn't use it as a melter, only a temperer. I made several suggestions, and am not sure if they used…"
"Yeah, I plan on buying something in August. Not sure if that is too long to wait, but I would give you first dibs if you were still interested. You can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org so I have your info to contact you when I am ready to sell…"
"I was in the same boat as you when I began. I started with the REV2 and quickly outgrew it. I liked the machine and had no problems with it, but it was super noisy. That is a problem as I have 3 small children. I upgraded to the ACMC a couple years…"
I am a new chocolate re-melter I have successfully tempered chocolate using the heat-cool/seed-heat method, but I have young kids so having uninterrupted time to do it right is not something I normally have. Due to that, I was looking at different small scale tempering machines to give me more leeway. I was leaning away from the chocovisions because the reviews were really mixed and leaning toward not to positive. I saw good reviews for the ACMC but it's a bit spendy for a newbie/hobbiest.Has…See More