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More toffee questions...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruth Atkinson Kendrick 19 hours ago. 1 Reply

I have been making quite a bit of toffee this holiday season and I certainly don't know everything when it comes to making this treat. I have been trying to achieve a tender texture that does not…Continue

How to make bacon and chocolate shelf stable?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Herskovic yesterday. 2 Replies

I know we have all seen a lot of bacon and chocolate together in the past few years. Does anyone know how to make the bacon shelf stable when combined in a chocolate confection? Does the bacon need…Continue

What is the shelf life of toffee and how should it be stored

Started this discussion. Last reply by david smith Jul 2. 7 Replies

I am starting to think about adding toffee to our product line. I learned that Enstroms Toffee is actually considered a dairy product and requires refrigeration. I am wondering how others store…Continue

Is it necessary to cap truffle shells before enrobing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sebastian Jun 4. 1 Reply

Hi there,I'm going to make some truffles for a special project and thought I would try out some truffle shells. I plan on filling them and then sending them through our enrober. I am wondering if it…Continue

 

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Ruth Atkinson Kendrick replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion More toffee questions...
"I am a purist. I only want butter, sugar and water in my toffee. Final temp depends on your altitude. I am at 5000 feet and I go to 300. "
19 hours ago
Daniel Herskovic replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion How to make bacon and chocolate shelf stable?
"Thanks Lana! Would I be correct to assume if that I simply cook it until it is crisp and then folded it into the chocolate it is safe for several months? "
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Lana replied to Daniel Herskovic's discussion How to make bacon and chocolate shelf stable?
"Hi Daniel, There have been a few discussions about bacon in the past.  It's something I've definitely looked into. Here are the links:…"
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Daniel Herskovic replied to Sam's discussion Which Chocolate Spray Gun to Purchase?
"Hi Mark and Krebs, I am curious to find out if anyone has had great success spraying colored cocoa butter from the Krebs Hot Choc sprayer? I am looking to replace my airbrush. The only thing I use a sprayer for is using colored cocoa butter on bon…"
Dec 10
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hotCHOC heated chocolate spray gun from KREBS Switzerland

"Hi there, I am interested in this product. I am looking to replace my airbrush for airbrushing polycarbonate bon bon molds with cocoa butter. This is the only purpose I need any type of sprayer for. Is this product good for colored cocoa butter and…"
Dec 10
Daniel Herskovic replied to Larry's discussion Help with my (new to me) JKV 30 & Enobing Belt in the group Startup Central
"Hi Larry, Can you show us a picture of the problem you are referring to?  You should not need to be constantly cleaning anything as you work on your enrober."
Dec 9
Daniel Herskovic liked Larry's discussion Help with my (new to me) JKV 30 & Enobing Belt
Dec 3
Daniel Herskovic replied to Larry's discussion Help with my (new to me) JKV 30 & Enobing Belt in the group Startup Central
"Hi Larry, I cannot speak to your specific machine; however, I too have a wheel based enrobing machine. One factor that might help you get more chocolate pooling up on the belt (to enrobe the bottoms) is to have the tank that holds the chocolate…"
Nov 23
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Thanks Al! I think your summary is excellent ! I am definitely experiencing enrober envy at the moment! I would love to see the Sollich in action. I wonder how the LCM machines would compare?  Perhaps they would be like…"
Sep 23
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Hi Al, I completely respect your point of view. For me, managing the chocolate has not been too much of an issue on a wheel machine because I have the option of heated air in the blower. If the chocolate begins to get too cool or thick I will simply…"
Sep 22
Daniel Herskovic replied to Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
"Hi Al, What kind of wheel tempering machine and enrober did you have? I would like to hear more about why it did not work out for you. Daniel"
Sep 19
Daniel Herskovic liked Dirke Botsford's discussion Tempering & enrobing system advice
Sep 18
Sebastian and Daniel Herskovic are now friends
Sep 17
Daniel Herskovic replied to Bill's discussion private label bars
"Hi there, We create custom candy bars for various businesses and events. Please check out this link http://www.mayanachocolate.com/custom-candy-bars.html . Our work has been featured in Food & Wine Magazine, Epicurious, Candy Industry Magazine,…"
Sep 14
Daniel Herskovic and Dirke Botsford are now friends
Sep 12

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Dark
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Haveing my Mayana Chocolate Declared "Best Chocolate" by the Chicago Reader's "Best of Chicago 2010" issue
My favorite chocolate is:
I especially like Twix!

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