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About cacaopod

Ronnie, an artist and designer, lives in Oakland, CA.

Free online class: Bean-to-Bar at home

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Calling all Mad Scientists, Cocoa Nuts and Do-It-Yourselfers.

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Posted in Featured, Front page, Recipes

 

A Lousy excuse to talk about chocolate

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Chocolate, chocolate everywhere, and not a bite we’ll eat.

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Posted in Chocolate by the Bay, D-I-Y tours, Featured, Front page

 

Scharffen Berger posters for a steal

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Act quickly and get this beautiful poster for only $1.

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Posted in Featured, Local chocolatiers, Miscellaneous chocolate information, Update

 

Drawn to Chocolate

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The Sketchbook Project and Brooklyn chocolatier Mast Brothers team up for a limited edition chocolate bar with a wrapper that you can decorate with your own artwork.

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Posted in American chocolate, Featured, News, Outside the Bay Area

 

Jade’s Blast from the Past

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Everything, including time travel, is better with chocolate.

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Posted in Local chocolatiers, Peninsula chocolate, Review

 

Chocolate by the numbers

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I’ve always had a tenuous relationship with numbers. In their raw form, numbers often leave me feeling confused and empty. But when numbers and figures are turned into charts and graphs (given form, if you will), I get it. They become something I can sink my teeth into. I recently came across this novel chocolate pie chart with segments made …

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Posted in American chocolate, Outside the Bay Area

 

The non-denominational treat

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Move over, chocolate Easter bunny. There’s another spring celebration that’s getting into the chocolate spirit.

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Posted in Chocolate around the World, News, Outside the Bay Area

 

Chocolate – As I live and breathe

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Everything goes better with chocolate — even breathing.

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Posted in Chocolate around the World, News, Outside the Bay Area, Paris chocolate, Update