We're visiting family and friends this weekend and both a visit to the TSA website and a phone call are not leaving me any clearer on how I should packge the truffles I'm planning to bring along for…Continue
"I would say don't get sucked into being put on the defensive. Like you said, you had plenty of samples of everything else out. Redirect attention to what you DO have and don't even get into your reasons for not cutting up a…"
"My experience was that they'd usually be accepted (yes, some people refused!), but led to sales less than 10% of the time. I definitely didn't make back in profit what I spent on samples in the first year."
"Do you know anybody else who sells there? Someone who has an idea of the kind of crowd that usually shows up, the peak traffic times, the little quirks of the location?
I did a lot of farmer's markets and craft fairs when I first…"
"If you Google "5 day cooler" you'll pull up a bunch of results. They have better insulation than regular coolers. It's supposed to mean that if you fill it with ice, it will still have ice in it 5 days later, but…"
"I've never had more than I can store inside of a couple of "5-day" coolers that stay in my "chocolate" pantry. Being in Arizona, I don't have any humidity issues, and since I work out of my home kitchen,…"
"Try some gift basket companies. I started working with one recently. So far I've done a large order for Christmas, I have a larger one I'm working on for Valentine's Day, and hopefully this will turn into a…"
"Cool, so the raspberry reduction, as of yesterday at least, consists of an entire bag of frozen raspberries, which is a little over 3 cups according to the package, dumped directly into a saucepan from frozen. I let it cook down until it loses…"