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The Chocolate Chatter

In the world of gourmet chocolates, chocolate truffles are among the highest quality confections. These chocolates are often given as gifts for special occasions, requiring skilled chocolatiers, multiple chocolate blends, and tremendous time investment.

Over time, the world truffle has become a universal term for a style of chocolate. Traditional truffles also appear alongside other confections such as meltaway truffles and TruffleCremes. These terms are easily confused and can lead some to wonder what a chocolate truffle is.

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In a few short weeks, everyone will have an opportunity to thank the people closest to them. Whether someone is celebrating their dad, grandfather, stepfather, or father figure, Dilettante would like to help make this Father’s Day special.

Chocolates are timeless and classic gifts almost everyone appreciates. No matter the palette, Dilettante’s broad selection can appeal to nearly anyone. For those wondering where to get started, here are some of Dilettante’s best gift ideas for Father’s Day.

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As temperatures begin to rise in the spring and summer months, there are added challenges to sending chocolate to friends and family. When chocolate is shipped, it can sometimes take many days to reach its final destination. If left in their usual packaging long enough, chocolates can melt before they even arrive at the door.
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The new Dilettante Chocolates website is now live, and we are eager to hear from our supporters. The site may look different than before, but all the products, pages, and blog posts are still here, along with some notable improvements.
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Rheingold Toffee is one of Dilettante's most popular confections. First made back in 1981, this toffee has been enjoyed for multiple generations. Discover the history behind this toffee and finally find what makes this treat so unique.
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Today marks the beginning of March, an exciting time for those looking to enjoy warmer weather. In a few short weeks, the winter will end, and a new spring season will begin. To welcome the month of March, Dilettante would like to share a few considerations for storing and enjoying chocolates without them going bad.
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For 45 years, Dilettante has shared its gourmet chocolates. In this time, Dilettante has iterated with countless variations of tastes, experimenting with new ideas, flavors, and types of chocolate. Despite changing trends, some of these chocolates have been able to stand the test of time.
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Forty-five years ago, today, Dilettante Chocolates began its journey. Inspired by heirloom family recipes and a love for all things confectionary, Dilettante has been able to share its craft with people from around the world.
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Valentine’s Day is a special time of year. Every year on February 14th, people spend time with loved ones to show their appreciation. This year, Dilettante has seen more people interested in sending loved ones chocolate than ever before.
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February may be the shortest calendar month but is also one of the most exciting. February is filled with convenient excuses to express love and appreciation to family, friends, and significant others. During this important time of year, Dilettante Chocolates creates decadent chocolate assortments to delight the loved ones we care for most.
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Ruby cacao is a special kind of chocolate with a slightly sour flavor profile. Paired with Pacific Northwest Bing cherries and blueberries, these Ruby Cacao Fruit are irresistible.
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Dilettante is proud to present eight new truffle gift boxes just in time for Valentine’s Day. Treat loved ones with decadent 4, 9, and 16-piece boxes.
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