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Ga-ga for Christopher Elbow-KC

amy_rc Jul 14, 2008 02:00 PM

What is your favorite CE chocolate delight? I can't decide, but I love Rosemary (caramel infused with rosemary) and Fleur de Sel (caramel infused with Gray French sea salt). Also, the peanut butter patties AND the turtles are so, so good. I especially love the Venezuelan spice on the turtles, there is a surprising little kick at the end. That man is a creative genius!

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    zataar RE: amy_rc Jul 14, 2008 03:02 PM

    It's the Fleur de Sel for me.

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      goroe RE: amy_rc Jul 14, 2008 05:09 PM

      fleur de sel, fleur de sel, fleur de sel. his shop downtown is a treasure, you can watch the making-process, the bathroom is cool and Elbow is a nice guy.

      1. Katie Nell RE: amy_rc Jul 15, 2008 09:40 AM

        I like the Vietnamese Cinnamon the best, but they are all good! The only thing I haven't cared for was the hot cocoa- it was way too intense for me, which was shocking to me, being the dessert and chocolate queen that I am. I brought some of his chocolates as a gift to British Columbia when we got married, and Chris was extremely nice and helpful in packaging it up for me for the plane ride.

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          FeliciaH RE: amy_rc Jul 15, 2008 10:41 AM

          Each one is so very good and so beautiful that it's hard to pick a favorite! I think the lime may be my choice. The drinking chocolate is good, but it's a completely different experience from traditional cocoas.

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            Jakevol2 RE: FeliciaH Jul 15, 2008 11:22 AM

            All the previously mentioned chocolates plus the Russian Tea and I am insane for the English Toffee.

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