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Topic: OT coffee jello --> chocolate (2 msgs / 48 lines)
1) From: Aaron
It was said:
and specialty (or homemade) chocolate.Man!..If I only had time to make 
some...
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I just recently started making home made chocolate and while yes, it 
does take quite a bit of time, most of that time is 'unattended' time, 
ie the process can run on it's own without you babysitting it unlike 
roasting coffee.
20 to 30 minutes to roast,   some hours to rest, lets say 20 minutes to 
liquefy a pound or two. then throw it all in the almost final step and 
let er rip... check it a day later or so and see if it's ready yet. if 
it is, then it's time to make it into kisses / bars etc etc.  I poured 
mine into molds then threw them into the fridge.... came out fantastic.
yes it does take quite a while but it's non participation time.
I probably am going to get scolded for this post making it sound so 
simple but really, the time can be easily allocated and before you write 
it off completely, might want to take another look at it.  The roasting 
time isn't much more than any drum roaster roast times really.  The 
liquefying I say 20 minutes but if it's ready and you didn't mess up 
like I did the first time.. thats actually a lot more time over what it 
really takes.
Ok I got another sin im involved in now heh.....  shoot me!!
Aaron

2) From: Scott Marquardt
What kind of temps for roasting the cocoa beans?!
Good grief.
On 9/5/06, Aaron  wrote:
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Scott


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