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Another Delectable Recipe: Chocolate Pots De Créme
Treat your guests, family, and self this winter with this rich, smooth treat. Here's how to wow everyone's palate with a homemade touch of decadence.
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Categories: Recipes | Tags: recipe , chocolate , dessert
Roasted Squash With Brown Butter Nibs Recipe
Chocolate can form an integral part of our main dishes. This holiday season, try this recipe for roasted squash. Let us know how it turned out!
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: squash , holidays , chocolate , recipe
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Chocolate Isn't Just For Dessert

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Chocolate Isn't Just For Dessert
Many individuals have the misconception that chocolate is sweet and should only be consumed as a dessert - this couldn't be further from the truth. Chocolate in it's pure form has no sugar whatsoever, which makes it the perfect ingredient to change-up some old recipes.
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , main dish , ingredients , holidays
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How to Properly Taste Chocolate

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How to Properly Taste Chocolate
Every origin of chocolate is a little bit different. Like with wine, the way to tell the difference between the chocolatiers’ creations is by relying on your palate, much like how you would do at a wine or coffee tasting. Because cocoa beans are a natural, agricultural product and not a formula from a chemist’s lab, different beans can have slightly different characteristics, especially when grown in different regions. Here are three things to look for when you’re tasting chocolate.
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: how to taste chocolate , tips , fall
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What Are Cocoa Intensities?

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What Are Cocoa Intensities?
Have you noticed a percentage listed on your favorite chocolate, either at our shop or elsewhere? That number is the amount of actual cocoa that particular item contains. Some chocolate companies add a lot of sugar, fillers, and preservatives, which lessens the cocoa ratio of that product. At Legacy Chocolates we only use quality ingredients and do not use corn syrup, fillers, or preservatives - which is why we keep our chocolate refrigerated. Listed below is more information about the different...
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , cocoa , intensities , lesson
Twelve More Facts You Might Not Know About Chocolate (Part 2)
In our last post, we presented Twelve Fun Facts You May Not Know About Chocolate. Due to popular demand, we're back with some more facts about everybody's favorite snack. Enjoy!
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Categories: Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , facts , history , trivia
Twelve Fun Facts You May Not Know About Chocolate
1. Does chocolate contribute to intellectual superiority? Perhaps. Eat up, because there is a positive correlation between the amount of chocolate a country consumes and the number of Nobel Laureates that country has produced.
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Categories: History of Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , facts , trivia , history
What's The Buzz? Caffeine Facts About Chocolate vs. Coffee
Yes, that tasty bit of chocolate you're about to eat does indeed contain caffeine. But if you're looking for a caffeine boost, you might want to put down that truffle and grab a cup of coffee instead.
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Categories: Coffee, Chocolate | Tags: coffee , chocolate , caffeine , facts
Planning A Wedding? Truffles Are The Perfect Guest Favor!
For centuries, people around the world have found that chocolates are a gift that exudes good taste for any kind of celebration. Truffles are especially popular at weddings, as they are the perfect size to give guests. Not only do our handmade truffles provide decadence to the occasion, but they also bring an element of elegance to your celebrated event.
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Categories: Truffles | Tags: gifts , events , truffles , chocolate , handmade
Health Benefits of Coffee - Legacy Chocolates
We all know that coffee gives us a nice energy boost in the morning, but there are other health benefits, too. Humans have been drinking coffee since the 17th Century. The English were the first recognize the social benefits of drinking coffee. Newly minted coffee houses were popularly known as “penny universities,” because for a cent one could get a hot cup of coffee and have stimulating conversations with other people.
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Categories: Coffee | Tags: coffee , health benefits

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