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Inspiration for 2018: Chocolate Maker Shawn Askinosie On Personal Calling And Intentional Business As described in your book, that seems to be the difference between a job and a calling. What were the next steps to manifesting your chocolate company? I started making little batches of chocolate in my law office. I would be maybe in a drug case [...]
Geeks are using science to make the best chocolate ever What does he mean by that? If you change one step of the chocolate-making process, you change the taste of the resulting chocolate entirely. And Anderson wants to show you exactly what that means. Fresco Chocolate, his company, roasts beans four [...]
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Embracing values and fine chocolate, Queer Chocolatier finds home in Muncie MUNCIE, Ind. – For many businesses, the focus primarily is on the product or service, but when you walk into Queer Chocolatier in downtown Muncie, the conversation and philosophy of business owner Morgan Roddy are just as important as the product. The [...]
Fit parade: the 11 best tips and tricks for your new Fitbit We've been using Fitbits since 2009 – amazingly, they've been around almost as long as iPhones. Their world has changed a lot since those days. Fitbit is no longer just a way to get you off your backside by obsessing over your step count (although they [...]
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Rob Anderson is a geek. So he makes chocolate for other geeks, or, more accurately, "people who really like chocolate and geek out about it."What does he mean by that? If you change one step of the chocolate-making process, you change the taste of the resulting chocolate entirely. And Anderson wants to show you exactly what that means. Fresco Chocolate, his company, roasts beans four different ways and conches (aka aerates and stirs) chocolate four different ways to create totally unique bars...
ISU Chocolate studyPOCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK - Around the holiday season, chocolate is a popular gift and stocking stuffer. The ooey gooey treat is a guilty pleasure for many. But two Idaho State University dietetics students felt that indulging didn't necessarily have to mean unhealthy. So Josephine Cobia and Jenifer Massengale came up with a project to try and add a healthy component to chocolate bars. With a dash of iron here and a touch of ascorbic acid there,...
A recent study published in the British journal Vet Record found that in the U.K., dogs were more than four times as likely to have chocolate poisoning during the Christmas holidays than any other time of the year. The exposure was most often from eating chocolate bars or gift boxes, but also cake, liqueurs, Santa figures, and tree decorations. In the U.S., peaks in chocolate poisoning in dogs are also seen around Valentine’s Day and Halloween.Journal article:...
Tweet This(Credit: Askinosie Chocolate)72% Mababu Tanzanian chocolate bar, featuring farmer Mama MpokiAfter an illustrious career as a criminal defense attorney specializing in high-grade felony cases, Shawn Askinosie stepped away from the legal profession. “I had to,” he says. “There came a time after a couple of murder cases that I said, I can't do this anymore. I was desperate to find another inspiration. That took five years, and it was just a matter of prayer for me—every day asking God...