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Chocolate and Chilling are two of my favorites things!
There is nothing better than indulging in chocolate covered goodies and chilling with an ice cold beverage. The only problem I keep finding with enjoying chilled beverages is that when the ice melts, the beverage then tastes really watered down. Regardless if it’s tea, juice, or an adult beverage.
I found two terrific products that will help you out tremendously when you are trying to chill and when you are looking for an easier way to melt chocolate (no more microwave or double broilers)!
First of all, I’d like to introduce to you, the Electronic Chocolate Melting Pot by Good Cooking!
This chocolate lovers’ dream melts up to two cups of chocolate at a time and works with any kind of chocolate you choose. This Chocolate Melting Pot makes sure that your chocolate melts at the perfect temperature, without the worry of burning or seizing. The highest setting on the pot evenly melts the chocolate, while the lower setting tempers your chocolate, keeping it smooth for easy pouring, dipping and drizzling. Unique to other chocolate melting pots of its kind, The Electronic Deluxe Dual Chocolate Melting Pot by Good Cooking comes with over 30 accessories, featuring fondue forks, fruit skewers, a spatula, handling fork, truffle dipper and metal cooling rack. With 9 chocolate molding trays included and 12 fun chocolate recipes to choose from, you can get creative with your chocolate treats!
We absolutely love using the Chocolate Melting Pot! My oldest has been experimenting with it! She plans to show it off during a party she is hosting this weekend with several of her friends. We will have various fresh fruit and other items for them to dip. I think they will love it! Below is a picture of some chocolate heart candies that she made and took to school to share. The chocolate tempered perfectly! I can’t wait to try it again!
Secondly, I’d like to introduce you to the Sipping Stones!
Sipping Stones is the perfect Valentine’s day gift idea for the hard-to buy-for man (or woman!) in your life. If your loved one enjoys sitting down with a fine distilled spirit, we have the “#1 Amazon Best Seller” bar tool for you! Sipping Stones is the aficionado’s choice for chilling a drink, eliminating a common problem for all connoisseurs of fine distilled spirits: it cools your drink perfectly without the dilution from melting ice. Sipping Stones are non-porous meaning there is no odor or taste to tarnish your drink. And unlike ice, Sipping Stones provides a smooth chill that does not overwhelm the character of your beverage. Each set of Sipping Stones comes with nine finely crafted cubes made from soapstone, a safe alternative to ice. It’s easy to use! Just Rinse before first usage then place Sipping Stones in your freezer until the stones are as cold as desired. When ready, add two or three stones to your glass. Fill the glass with enough liquid to cover the stones. Let the drink sit for a few minutes to allow the stones to chill your drink. After use, simply rinse and allow the stones to dry before returning them to your freezer. Don’t forget, Sipping Stones are not meant to cool a drink as quickly or as much as ice. They are intended to provide a slight chill-between 8 and 15 degrees-that will protect the taste of your drink without drowning the quality. Perfect for cocktail parties!
We were a bit skeptical with these, I mean how cold could they actually keep the beverage?
We were pleasantly surprised that they worked! The stones kept our beverages chilled and didn’t cause our drinks to be watered down. I plan to have these available during a party that we are actually hosting soon to show them to our friends.
Available for Purchase on Sippingstones.com, Amazon.com and fine specialty retailers nationwide.
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