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A 100g bean to bar chocolate, pictured with roasted cocoa beans, and a dried cocoa pod.

A Bar, A Book, A Bottle

“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder Fall, when we transition from summer to winter. Autumn is a time for curling on the couch under a throw with a good book and a bottle of wine.  Lite the …

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JACEK Joy Campaign 2016

Joy |joi| noun – a feeling of great pleasure and happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen delight; elation. Our purpose here at JACEK Chocolate, is oddly not only to serve fine hand-crafted chocolate but to bring joy; whether it be with the chocolate you eat, the experience …

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A white bowl with a mound of cocoa nibs.

Green Smoothie with Cocoa Nibs Recipe

The mornings where I’m running late and don’t have the time to make a proper wholesome breakfast, this is my ‘go to’. Smoothies are a great way to get tons of vegetables and vitamins while drinking something that tastes amazing and is filling. Cocoa nibs are the perfect addition to …

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Chocolate Espresso Mousse in a glass cup, garnished with bits of chocolate and sliced strawberries.

Chocolate Espresso Mousse Recipe

Chocolate and coffee; a natural, beautiful, smooth pairing. This chocolate espresso mousse is not overly sweet or complicated. It’s a perfect simple dessert that can finish any meal off on the right note. Mousse has three main components; whipped cream, pâté à bombe, and of course, chocolate. Ingredients – 1 …

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A spoonful of thick chocolate BBQ sauce.

Recipe: BBQ Sauce

During the spring and summer months, barbeque sauce turns into a staple item for most households. So, we decide to create a spicy and smoky sauce that contains our favourite ingredient…chocolate! This barbeque sauce is perfect on steak, pork (it’s an AMAZING pulled pork sauce), and even grilled veggies. Chocolate …

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A close-up image of Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies.

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

On spring days like this, where dark clouds take over the skies, the brisk wind picks up, and the chance of rain seems to be unavoidable; a pick me up is always needed. Our cure? A fresh out of the oven chocolate peanut butter cookie. Is there truly anything better …

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A scrumptious stack of waffles (one vanilla & one chocolate). The waffles are garnished with a dollop of whipped cream, a drizzle of chocolate sauce, berry sauce, and fresh berries. The waffles are on a decorative plate.

Mothers Day Brunch Ideas

“ A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” ~Tenneva Jordan To celebrate the women who raised us, encouraged us, and even gave up the last piece of pie for us; we came up …

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