Category Archives: bean to bar

We’re back from Costa Rica!

  Our three weeks in Costa Rica and Panama proved to be a very good learning experience. There’s at least a couple stories for every day we were there. I think I shot upwards of a 1000 photos and almost … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Bound in March

  It’s official. Anna and I have booked our airline reservations to Costa Rica. We’ll be arriving at the San Jose Juan Santamaria International airport on March 6th and we won’t be coming back until three weeks later. We have … Continue reading

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First Batch

  It’s been a longtime coming but we finally made our first batch of chocolate—doing the whole process, from the bean to the bar. Considering we ran into a few speed bumps, I think we did a pretty good job. … Continue reading

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Greetings

  We are long overdue for a public blog but with so much happening with us and the world in the last few weeks, we figured it’s time. So what’s this all about? What is Chocolate Baar? To begin, Chocolate … Continue reading

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