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Chocolate with Caramel: A Cookie Dream

Chocolate with Caramel: A Cookie Dream

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 17th Jun 2019

Chocolate with Caramel: A Cookie DreamChocolate with caramel is a match made in heaven. This easy to make cookie recipe will satisfy the most passionate about a great dessert.Salted Caramel Chocolate … read more
​How to Ship Chocolate

​How to Ship Chocolate

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 30th May 2019

How we ship chocolate to warm climates. Santa Barbara Chocolate packages your order with detail and care. Shipping chocolate can be tricky when warmer climates are involved. We make every at … read more
Cashew Butter Cookie Bars

Cashew Butter Cookie Bars

Posted by Bunch of Bri on 22nd Apr 2019

Cashew Butter Cookie BarsI love to bake and I love to eat my baked goods. Some better than others, you just never really know how a final product is going to turn out. However, this one in particular, … read more
Hazelnut Butter Brownies

Hazelnut Butter Brownies

Posted by Bunch of Bri on 31st Mar 2019

Hazelnut Butter Brownie TruffleThese Hazelnut Butter, Brownie truffles are a dream of mine come true. Some of my favorite flavors, literally rolled into a bite-size treat. I am a lover of all things c … read more
How to Make Vegan Milk Chocolate

How to Make Vegan Milk Chocolate

Posted by Dabbling Chef Andrea Branchini on 31st Mar 2019

How To Make Vegan “Milk" ChocolateHow To Make Vegan Milk Chocolate - Making homemade chocolate is fast, easy and doesn’t even require a stove! The best part is, you can make this creamy, melt-in-your- … read more
Pistachio Butter in White Chocolate Biscotti

Pistachio Butter in White Chocolate Biscotti

Posted by Bunch of Bri on 17th Mar 2019

Pistachio Butter in White Chocolate BiscottiBiscotti white chocolate with Pistachio Butter What I sometimes consider the forgotten cookie. Or one of the only cookies that is acceptable to eat wit … read more
French Chocolate Truffle Recipe

French Chocolate Truffle Recipe

Posted by Master Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 5th Mar 2019

French Chocolate Truffle RecipeFrench Chocolate Truffles are traditional dark chocolate truffles, hand rolled in cocoa powder or nut powder to mimic the look of the truffle mushroom (an exotic Fr … read more
How to Make Modeling Chocolate

How to Make Modeling Chocolate

Posted by Dabbling Chef Andrea Branchini on 9th Feb 2019

How to Make Modeling ChocolateWhy Modeling Chocolate Is Better Than Fondant and How To Make It If you’re a chocolate lover, like us, chances are you’re not the biggest fan of fondant on cake. Sure, … read more
How to Make Chocolate Pretzels

How to Make Chocolate Pretzels

Posted by Dabbling Chef Andrea Branchini on 6th Feb 2019

How to Make Chocolate Covered PretzelsThe Chocolate Pretzel RecipeChocolate covered pretzels are the perfect DIY gift and easy to make - only a few simple ingredients! You can use dark, milk or white … read more
White Chocolate Fudge

White Chocolate Fudge

Posted by Chef Gina Yates on 6th Feb 2019

White Chocolate FudgeWhite Chocolate Fudge that will Make You MeltWHITE-CHOCOLATE-FUDGE…. Need I say more!?If you like chocolate (yes!) if you like fudge (yes!) then you need to make this recipe!Reall … read more
How to Melt Chocolate in a Microwave

How to Melt Chocolate in a Microwave

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 21st Jan 2019

Melt Chocolate in a Microwave the Smart WayFor at home chocolate making, small chocolate production or even when testing a batch of chocolate, melting in the microwave is the best way and smartest way … read more
How to Make Chocolate Bark

How to Make Chocolate Bark

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 20th Jan 2019

How to Make Chocolate Bark the Fast Way.Chocolate bark is one of the easiest to make and most enjoyable desserts you can offer friends and family. It is a wonderful gift anytime year round. In Eu … read more
Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs

Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 20th Jan 2019

Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?While humans continue to enjoy numerous health benefits of chocolate, the same cannot be said about chocolate's effect on pets such as cats and dogs and dogs specifically … read more
Making Chocolate Truffles

Making Chocolate Truffles

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 16th Jan 2019

Making Chocolate Truffles Like a Professional Truffles Chocolate Recipe: 16 oz of Truffle Chocolate 6 oz Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp Honey 2 Tbsp Black Truffle Oil Bring the crea … read more
Chocolate Beet Cake

Chocolate Beet Cake

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 12th Dec 2018

Best Beet Chocolate Cake Beetroot, also known as table beet, garden beet or golden beet, is thought to have incredible health benefits. When combined with pure decadent dark chocolate, you are … read more
Gluten Free Brownies - Vegan Recipe

Gluten Free Brownies - Vegan Recipe

Posted by Dabbling Chef Andrea Branchini on 8th Dec 2018

How to Make The Fudgiest Gluten Free and Vegan Brownies! The secret to these fudgy brownies is simple: they’re vegan and gluten-free. Doesn’t seem like much of a secret, does it? Well, let me expla … read more

Famous Chocolate Brands

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 22nd Nov 2018

HISTORY OF FAMOUS CHOCOLATE BRANDS IN CALIFORNIAThe chocolate revolution came to California in the beginning of the 21st century turning San Francisco into the world’s chocolate capital. Around 218 ch … read more
Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry Mousse

Posted by Dabbling Chef Andrea Branchini on 1st Nov 2018

Strawberry Mousse Recipe with Dark Chocolate4-Ingredient Fresh Strawberry Mousse with Dark Chocolate This fresh strawberry mousse with dark chocolate is creamy and decadent with no added sugar! It g … read more

How To Make Chocolate

Posted by Chocolatier Jason Vishnefske on 14th Oct 2018

How to Make Milk ChocolateMaking chocolate from cocoa beans to finished chocolate couverture is a lengthy process and requires several steps. The complexity in making chocolate from bean to bar m … read more