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REPORT: 2012 Candy and Confection Conference

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#121 RobertM

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 06:32 PM

Kerry
What kind of pectin are you using in the PDF?

#122 Kerry Beal

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 05:55 AM

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What kind of pectin are you using in the PDF?

Sorry forgot to put that - apple pectin.

#123 RobertM

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 07:59 AM

At the Conference/Workshop Curls asked if she could come over and try out the JKV using some of her molds for Easter, which she did yesterday. I think the results were wonderful, I had a great time with her and here are the results. We did have some colored cocoa butter issues on the bunnies - sad to say....



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#124 curls

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 10:13 AM

Thanks Bob, two weekends of chocolate making fun! That JKV does a great job with the chocolate, once you get the hang of it, it is so much easier to fill molds with the built in chocolate spout (vs. a ladle or spatula).

We also made a few more bunnies that look a lot happier than that blue bunny. Milk chocolate bunnies are filled with peanut butter, dark chocolate bunnies are filled with raspberry ganache, and hollow molds (pigs and flop earred bunnies) are filled with jelly bellies. It will be a chocolate extravaganza at the family Easter dinner. :smile:

#125 RuthWells

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 11:18 AM

Sweet bunnies! Can you say more about the JVK? Anything that makes filling molds less messy intrigues me...

#126 curls

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 11:32 AM

Sweet bunnies! Can you say more about the JVK? Anything that makes filling molds less messy intrigues me...

Here is a video from JKV that shows you some of what this wonderful machine can do!

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#127 curls

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 03:50 PM

The graffiti bunnies...
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#128 SusanV.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 04:14 PM


This isn't really doing anything to help relieve my jealousy over being unable to attend. :biggrin:

Ditto for me.

And me. :-/

#129 Darienne

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 04:28 PM

The graffiti bunnies...
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I think I have been rendered speechless. This is my favorite bunny mold, my first mold purchase and I just love it. :smile:
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#130 psantucc

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 08:05 PM



This isn't really doing anything to help relieve my jealousy over being unable to attend. :biggrin:

Ditto for me.

And me. :-/

Same here. Even the JVK, not strictly part of the conference, has me in full-on machine lust. I feel like I did the first time I saw an enrober in person.

Next year is looking very good!
Little surprises 'round every corner, but nothing dangerous

#131 patti_h

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 10:17 PM

Donna! I love your graffiti bunnies! They look awesome!

#132 Prabha

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:45 PM

Donna and Robert, those bunnies are beauties! Wish I could have been there too. Robert, I'm going to have to trouble you for another session sometime!

#133 RuthWells

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 06:52 PM

Thanks for the link, Curls, that is slick!

#134 curls

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 08:40 PM

Yes indeed Ruth, RobertM has some fun stuff in his chocolate workshop.

Wish you could have joined us Prabha... maybe the bunnies would have come out better! Will have to try to get together with the DC area folks before the 2013 workshop in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

#135 Prabha

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 12:12 PM

Yes, I'd definitely be up for that.





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