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Jennifer Thamer
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  • Boulder, CO
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Small-scale Chocolate Storage?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Thamer Sep 4, 2010. 11 Replies

Hello everyone, I've been researching how best to store my finished chocolates (fillings + couverture) for up to a week.  In my last job we had a beautiful room that was temperature and humidity…Continue

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Cheese and Chocolate -- shelf life?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Bergman Aug 9, 2012. 4 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm working on a soft cheese filling for a dark chocolate -- I know it may sound odd -- but was curious if others had tried the combination and had any insight into its shelf life? …Continue

Molding question -- help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Thamer Mar 18, 2010. 7 Replies

I molded chocolates today (using 2 different types of molds) and had the same problem -- a super fine separation between the top (what I call the cap) and bottom layers of chocolate.To mold the…Continue

 

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Heather Bergman replied to Jennifer Thamer's discussion Cheese and Chocolate -- shelf life?
"Hi Chris, were your initial blueberry gouda's (by the way -YUUUMMMMM) straight up bits of cheese enrobed with tempered chocolate?  Have you found if single or double dipping makes them any more impervious to fat bloom? "
Aug 9, 2012
Michelle Lian liked Jennifer Thamer's discussion Small-scale Chocolate Storage?
Apr 15, 2012
Jennifer Thamer replied to Malena Lopez-Maggi's discussion Summer shipping tips & tricks?
"Uline also carries the insulated bags.  I've started getting the rolls though and making my own to fit the right size.  It's much less expensive that way.  You can also find mini cold gel packs.  They stay cold longer…"
Jun 29, 2011
Luc Imberechts replied to Jennifer Thamer's discussion WANTED - 02/13/11 - JKV Junior or JKV 30 in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Hi Jennifer, Please have a look at the Bakon USA Choco TT. The machine can be seen in action on our youtube channel www.youtube.com/bakonusainc. We have excellent feedback on this model. All components are UL and NSF approved. It is made by us in…"
Feb 14, 2011
Jennifer Thamer and Jeremy Thornton are now friends
Feb 14, 2011
Jennifer Thamer added a discussion to the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
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WANTED - 02/13/11 - JKV Junior or JKV 30

Looking for a used JKV Junior or JKV 30 tempering machine.  Thanks!See More
Feb 14, 2011
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Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted

This is the group where ChocolateLife members can A) Advertise USED equipment for sale to other ChocolateLife members. B) Let other ChocolateLife members know that they are looking for equipment (new or used).See More
Feb 13, 2011
Brian Pelletier and Jennifer Thamer are now friends
Oct 11, 2010
Jennifer Thamer replied to Brian Pelletier's discussion Dipping Forks in the group Startup Central
"I found a single three-pronged fork at a local cake decorating shop. There are quite a few in the St. Louis area -- you might want to call around. Good luck!"
Oct 10, 2010
Gail Marie Barros left a comment for Jennifer Thamer
"Hi Jennifer: Those are from Nashville Wraps. I think if you want to buy a bunch of them you can apply for a wholesale license. I paid retail at $2.00 each. I only needed 20. Thanks for the SCORE tip. I don't know why I didn't think of…"
Oct 5, 2010
Jennifer Thamer and Gail Marie Barros are now friends
Oct 5, 2010
Jennifer Thamer left a comment for Gail Marie Barros
"p.s. I love your boxes! Would you mind sharing your gift box manufacturer's website? Thanks!"
Oct 5, 2010
Jennifer Thamer left a comment for Gail Marie Barros
"Hi Gail, I am a member of Start-up Central and received your email. I definitely recommend checking out the SCORE office in your neighborhood. SCORE is a non-profit that partners with the SBA to pair new business owners with mentors who are retired…"
Oct 5, 2010
Jennifer Thamer replied to Hilmir Kolbeins's discussion Valrhona Equatoriale 55% for molding
"I love it -- it's my favorite couverture at the moment. It produces a great shine and a thin shell. The flavors complement a wide variety of ganaches."
Sep 30, 2010
Jennifer Thamer replied to Jennifer Thamer's discussion Small-scale Chocolate Storage?
"Thanks so much, Clay! These links are very helpful. I found the link to the polarfresh filter on another CL post, ordered one and so far it's been great. I'll check out these solutions and will post with the final results soon. Thanks…"
Sep 4, 2010
Clay Gordon replied to Jennifer Thamer's discussion Small-scale Chocolate Storage?
"Take a look at page 22 of this catalog: http://www.alexanderindustries.net/catalog.html It's a "speed rack" on casters enclosed on all six sides. You can place you work on sheet pans and place it inside this enclosure. As it will be…"
Sep 4, 2010

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Dark, Milk, White?
Dark
Most memorable chocolate experience:
tasting my first truffle
My favorite chocolate is:
pralus - djakarta 75%

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At 9:10pm on October 5, 2010, Gail Marie Barros said…
Hi Jennifer: Those are from Nashville Wraps. I think if you want to buy a bunch of them you can apply for a wholesale license. I paid retail at $2.00 each. I only needed 20.

Thanks for the SCORE tip. I don't know why I didn't think of that! I hope I can find a mentor like you did. That would be very helpful.

Sweet regards, Gail Marie
 
 
 

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