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October 2008 Blog Posts (5)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Privacy and Messaging System

I recently sent everyone a broadcast message about an issue I was recently made aware of regarding the messaging system here on

Because some of you have elected NOT to receive any e-mail from, I am posting (an updated version of) the message here.

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Recently, Ning (the company that makes the software used for made some "improvements" to the messaging system to make it… Continue

Added by Clay Gordon on October 31, 2008 at 9:13am — No Comments

Enric Rovira on Anthony Bourdain

Did anyone see this amazing show of chocolate mastery? Tonight I watched Tony's new Spain episode on the Travel Channel, and he visited Enric's workshop outside of Barcelona. Enric crafted something so dramatically amazing and beautiful...just a large chocolate egg, but OH that egg! He started with two halves in molds, melted the edges and voila an egg. He shaped the edges like a sculptor, the beginnings of the Gaudi-esque creation it was to become. The 15 or so eggs, each about one foot high,… Continue

Added by Madame Cocoa on October 13, 2008 at 10:49pm — 2 Comments

The World's Best Chocolate

what a claim! you might be thinking its just another chocolate fanatic blissed out boasting, full of it, yea right the best chocolate in the world, come on, how can this be, when folks have been making chocolate for centuries, for thousands of years in central america. Yes it is just an opinion, but after many years of R&D working with very talented farmers we have done it. A 100% criollo bar 93% cacao solids that is very sweet and amazing. It is so smooth you can eat a lot of it, but watch… Continue

Added by Koa Kahili on October 5, 2008 at 4:05am — 4 Comments

clay, i've changed the my page so it easier to read agian

Dear Clay,

Sorry I have not posted in while , but life happens but thanks for letting me know about the page,I have just changed it agian so hope this works better. The interest in my Collectible Profiles "Profiles in Chocolates is being looked at now with the Lincoln Bicentennial next year and so it helps to have interested people .

I am trying tpo find the physical address for Christopher Brookes LLC in England that Gwen Borders told me about but no luck finding it on… Continue

Added by Megan Hardgrave on October 2, 2008 at 5:20pm — 1 Comment

Delicious and Healthy Chocolate Tortillas

Go to this link Chocolate Fudge Cafe for an alternative tortilla made with raw cacao as one of the ingredients. It's on the home page right now, or look for it under recipes on the sidebar in the future.
Reonne (aka Choco Mama)

Added by Reonne (aka Choco Mama) on October 2, 2008 at 2:13pm — No Comments

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