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Luxurious Chocolates for Valentine's Day

tech <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/e37a7b6d5ac44fba78c050eeda5938c2.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;">All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn'thurt.<br> Charles M. Schulz</p> <p>How do I love thee? Let me count the ways….. in chocolate! The gift of flowers, wine and chocolate are romantic gestures, much appreciated by the beloved on Valentine’s Day. Of all of these, the sweetest and most luscious is chocolate. We are so lucky to have three wonderful chocolatiers who create the most sumptuous treats including the decadent cabernet sauvignon dark chocolate truffles from <a href="http://milkhousechocolates.net/">Thorncrest Farm</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/slide_2%20Thorncrest.jpg" style="width: 532px; height: 356px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Valentine's Day Pink Heart Box filled with Cabernet Sauvignon Chocolate Truffles</p> <p><a href="http://milkhousechocolates.net/">Throncrest Farm</a> is known as the home of the 'single cow origin chocolates' and credit their success (they were voted best chocolate by Connecticut Magazine in 2015) to the 'magic in their milk'. You may imagine a bunch of generic Bessies in the field but it is Karissma, the big black sleek matriach of the farm, who makes the ultra rich smooth cream used in these truffles.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/slide_3%20Signature%20Chocolate%20Crumb%20Chocolates%20Throncrest.jpg" style="width: 532px; height: 356px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Signature Chocolate Crumb Chocolates from Thorncrest Farm</p> <p>While you are picking out these delicious chocolates, why not sign up your Valentine for one of their farm classes? There is a one and a half hour class in making Butter, Yogurt and Creme Fraiche that takes place on April 9th, 2016 at 2:30. For more information, click <a href="http://milkhousechocolates.net/products/favorites-class">here</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/pink%20Bridgewater.jpg" style="width: 460px; height: 460px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Pretty Pink Box from Bridgewater Chocolates</p> <p><a href="http://www.bridgewaterchocolate.com/">Bridgewater Choclates</a> offers a variety of chocolates including turtles, toffees, caramels, truffles, peanut butter patties, hazelnut pralines, and more... All of the selections are handmade from the finest ingredients. This renowned chocolatier in Bridgewater,CT was originalled established by Erik Landefren who came from Stockholm, Sweden to open the highly acclaimed restaurant, Aquivit in NYC. The quality of the chocolates has been recognized by restaurants, retail stores and gourmet shops and their products are sold in many locations.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5739/blog/hearts_with_flowers_cherry-hearts_800x800%20Bridgewater.jpg" style="width: 460px; height: 460px;"></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Hearts with Flowers from Bridgewater Chocolates</p> <p><a href="http://www.kentcoffee.com/">Kent Coffee & Chocolate</a> has been a go to stop on Kent’s Main Street for over twenty five years. The store's patrons fill up the store for rich cups of joe while the chocolatiers in the back are busily making truffles and hand-dipped choclates. This is the spot to pick up a sweet selection of lovingly made confections for your favorite Valentine!</p> <p> </p> <p>They also offer Valentine chocolate roses or the man in your life ..... how about whimsical choices like chocolate alligators, funky jelly bean monkeys or chocolate peanut butter 'bugs'? Have a little fun on Valentine's Day, the most romantic day of the year!</p> <p> </p> <p>Shop Locations:</p> <p>Kent Coffee & Chocolate Company</p> <p>Address: 8 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757</p> <p>Phone:(860) 927-1445</p> <p> </p> <p>Thorncrest Farm and Creamery</p> <p>Address: 280 Town Hill Road, Goshen 06756</p> <p>Phone: 860-309-2545</p> <p> </p> <p>Bridgewater Chocolate Factory and Factory Store<br><br> Address: 559 Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804<br><br> Phone: (203) 775-2286<br>  </p> <p>Other locations include:<br><br> Bridgewater Village Store, Bridgewater CT<br><br> Good News Cafe, Woodbury, CT<br><br> Villarina's Pasta & More, Southbury CT</p> <p> </p> <p style="text-align: center;">ENJOY!</p> <p><br><br>  </p> <p> </p>