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Kerry Beal

Report: eGullet Chocolate and Confectionary Workshop 2019

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1 hour ago, Kerry Beal said:

I swapped an EZtemper for a Vaquform so we would have one here at the workshop to play with. It is eG’s fault! I think it was @curls who suggested it first and dragged me down the rabbit hole.

 

I can’t post video here directly so I’ll link to the Instagram video of our first successful mold. There was a learning curve in the set up phase.

Ah Kerry, it was only the hint of a suggestion. I didn’t mean to send you down a rabbit hole. But I am happy the Vaquform is here and we get to try it out. Very cool machine that will help artisans in many fields!

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Here are a few of my pictures from the weekend so far.  A few of us went to the City Museum last night and had too much fun.  Can you spot Willow in the last picture?

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So envious for the City Museum! Guardians would need a machine gun and a flamethrower to force me out of there when closing time comes.

 

 

 

Teo

 

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Big thanks to all for allowing this hard candy guy into your world of chocolate!  I had an amazing time and everyone was so gracious!  

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1 hour ago, DayGameCandy said:

Big thanks to all for allowing this hard candy guy into your world of chocolate!  I had an amazing time and everyone was so gracious!  

Thank you for teaching me how to work with hard candy; I had so much fun! Hope to see you at next year’s workshop.

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Thanks to everyone for welcoming me to the group. I learned a few techniques, shared recipes, drooled over the Selmi equipment (how can I rearrange my apartment kitchen to fit one of those?....), bought an EzTemper (Kerry is psychic and knew to bring it just for me), won a fantastic prize and most importantly, met a bunch of great people. Can’t wait for next year!

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23 hours ago, curls said:

Today’s lunch, made by the college culinary program.

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Looks pretty sad for a cul. Program. 

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@gfweb the students and faculty were welcoming and very helpful. The facility and equipment were great. The food was an odd disconnect, not quite sure why that was the case.

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Today’s hard candy demo & conference participation. @DayGameCandy was a great instructor and wonderful addition to our workshop.

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Breakfast at Comet Coffee. This place was recommended by @gfron1 and a number of us stopped in to enjoy their offerings. I’m going to try and stop by tomorrow before my flight home. Wonderful food and delightful employees.

 

This morning mushroom & spinach quiche and a build-your-own cafe au lait.

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6 hours ago, DayGameCandy said:

Big thanks to all for allowing this hard candy guy into your world of chocolate!  I had an amazing time and everyone was so gracious!  

Looking forward to seeing you again next year - there is room for chocolate and hard candy in one guys world!

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And some photos from the last day of the workshop.

 

Today’s lunch

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Thrilled to use Melissa Coppel’s custom blended dark chocolate for my chocolate hazelnut nougat. Thanks to Melissa for everything she contributed to the conference!

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Dipped in this pretty bowl that another potter was inspired to make after hearing about @patris‘s amazing chocolate bowls.

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Chocolates made from the thermoformed moulds.

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And some general photos of yummyness...

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