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Old 06 September 2017, 05:27 PM
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Icon23 Say hello to ruby chocolate

Story here: http://wtop.com/food-restaurant/2017...late-revealed/

Sounds interesting, and (at least for now) expensive. Wonder if this is just a gimmick like chocolate diamonds?
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Old 09 September 2017, 07:04 AM
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My brain says it's colored white chocolate. Have to try it to be sure.
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Old 09 September 2017, 10:41 AM
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It's pink, not ruby.
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Old 09 September 2017, 11:55 AM
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I was hoping you had adopted a new dog
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Old 09 September 2017, 05:16 PM
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We have to wait a bit. The Local
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However you can’t pick some up in the shops just yet – it will take at least six months before consumers will see ruby chocolate sitting alongside dark, milk and white on the supermarket shelves.
Hmm, so just around Valentine's day perhaps? (I know it's a bit less than 6 months, but I expect somebody's going to do their best.)
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Old 12 September 2017, 04:08 PM
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] Hmm, so just around Valentine's day perhaps?
Of course. Appropriately heart-shaped too.
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Old 12 September 2017, 06:42 PM
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I don't even think white chocolate tastes like chocolate; I'm unlikely to think a pink, fruity concoction does.

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I don't even think white chocolate tastes like chocolate; I'm unlikely to think a pink, fruity concoction does.

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White chocolate doesn't taste like chocolate to me either.
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Old 14 September 2017, 02:27 PM
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White chocolate doesn't taste like chocolate to me either.
Thirding. And I don't much like the stuff; it just tastes like sweet fat to me.
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Old 14 September 2017, 02:29 PM
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White chocolate tastes like tears and sadness.

Actually, my issue with white chocolate is that it has very little taste at all. My preferences run to dark chocolate in the 75% cacao area, so that may be part of the issue. With no cacao at all, white chocolate is going to have little appeal to me.
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I dislike regular chocolate, but I like white chocolate.
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Old 14 September 2017, 04:23 PM
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it just tastes like sweet fat to me.
That's pretty much what it is.
Cocoa butter, milk, sugar and vanilla are the basic ingredients.
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Old 14 September 2017, 04:41 PM
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I love white chocolate, but not the cheap stuff. The cheap stuff tastes like cocoa butter; I don't know if I should eat it or rub it on my skin.
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I have never been a white chocolate fan. I am not sure that if I see this pink chocolate that it will fly into my hands. Unlike milk chocolate and dark chocolate
Seriously, I love chocolate, having gone to Hershey, PA for vacation (and once in the 1960s as a Boy Scout, then you toured the real factory watching the vats of molten goodness. As the sons of steel mill workers mostly, we asked what they did when a worker fell in. Accidents happen, after all )
Chocolate World, the ride, was nice. The trip to the Gift Shop better, and this is despite the fact that I think their chocolate tastes waxy. I would go along with GenYus234, the darker the better. I am blessed with a number of local chocolate makers around here, much better than having a company town.

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Old 14 September 2017, 05:17 PM
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I toured the same factory--I still remember the huge vat just full of chocolate being stirred by these huge stirrers. These days, I think Hershey's quality has gone down; just doesn't taste like chocolate.
Did you ever get an answer to your question?
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Old 15 September 2017, 02:31 PM
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No answer. One guess from us was that they pulled the worker, or his remains out, and used the rest of the chocolate. This, from boys in the 1960s, We saw them with the paddles too. The question seemed obvious to us--we knew that guys stood over hot stuff in the mill too. Not in as much detail as I later learned..

Their chocolate is not as good--I buy the dark chocolate and eat the Kisses whenever I see them (it's a compulsion, ok?).

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