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Wines & Sunsets at Paradise Ridge Winery Summer 2017

We will be participating with the Paradise Ridge Winery summer series "Wines & Sunsets" on May 24th & August 2nd. The events start at 5:30 and lasts until the sun sets. Come on up and bring a picnic, maybe dance a bit, and just have a relaxing late afternoon. We will have Truffles, Caramels, and Bars available for purchase on site.

May 2nd - National Chocolate Truffle Day

A chocolate truffle is a type of chocolate confectionery, traditionally made with a chocolate ganache center coated in chocolate, cocoa powder or chopped toasted nuts (typically hazelnuts, almonds or coconut), usually in a spherical, conical, or curved shape.

Truffles were developed in France as a small chocolate ball made of ganache and rolled in cocoa. It was named after truffle fungus, that chocolates resembled. It is believed, that truffles were made by August Escoffier during the 1920s. One day his apprentice tried to make a pastry cream but accidentally poured hot cream into a bowl of chocolate chunks instead of the bowl of sugared egg. When chocolate and cream mixture hardened, Escoffier found, that he could form a lopsided ball with his hands. He rolled his creation in cocoa powder and was surprised with its resemblance to real truffles from France and Italy. The concept developed further and different fillings, as well as covers, were made.

We have 30 gorgeous Truffles available right now so enjoy one today!


Easter Treats available now!

Easter Treats are available through 4/15. We have Solid Bunnies in White, Milk, or Dark Chocolate available in 3 sizes. Bunny Bark in all 3 chocolates bagged in 3 oz convenient packages. Solid eggs wrapped in colorful spring foils, Chocolate little lambs on sticks, Jordan Almonds, and Pate de Fruits too. Come on in for all your basket needs!

5 Year Anniversary Party!

Come on by the shop on Saturday January 21st from 11-3 for some special treats. We will have door prizes and giveaways as well as samples for everyone. It's our way of saying 'Thank You" for all of your support over the last 5 years.

Extra discounts for Rewards members too!

Special New Holiday Bars for 2016

This year we created 3 NEW Bars just for the holiday season! How about a Gingerbread Cookie Bar loaded with fabulous Gingerbread Spices & crushed Cookie pieces in either Dark or White chocolate. Next we have a Luscious white chocolate seasoned with Orange and topped with Salted Pistachios and Tart Cranberries. Not only is it tasty, it's also festive with the Red & Green. Last but not least is the Candy Cane Bar. This has a layer of Dark chocolate with Peppermint, Layered with White chocolate loaded with peppermint & crushed Candy Canes, drizzled with more Dark Chocolate. These are perfect for Stocking stuffer's!

Holiday Schedule 2016

We will be open every day this December until the 24th. Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Saturday & Sunday hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Chocolate and Summer Heat

Did you know that good quality chocolate softens at 80 degrees and liquifies at 90 degrees? We do not use preservatives in our products so we need to be aware at all times where our product is going and the current temperatures. During the summer months we rarely ship our treats because the heat makes it nearly impossible to have our product arrive in the great condition it's shipped out in. Ice packs work to a small degree but they tend to melt too quickly. We don't want your thoughtful gift to arrive as a melted puddle in need of a spoon.

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