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The Fruits of Our Labor

When the Dream Becomes Reality The middle picture (below) is Samuel Villanueva, wife Floribeth, daughter Sofia, daughter Ruth, son Benjamin, and a friend of Ruth. Samuel is one of many Indigenous Costa Rican cacao farmers that Captain’s buys our organic single origin cacao from. (video of Samuel's cacao farm) One area that sets Captain’s apart from the rest of the pack out there is that I (Joel) personally know every cacao farmer that supplies us with cacao beans. I know when something good or bad happens to them and their family members. Many times I’ve gotten called in emergency situations to come lend a hand. There are many chocolate companies out there that pride themselves in doing their part to end...

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Old Fashioned Honeycomb Sponge Candy

This Old-Fashioned Honeycomb Sponge Candy is light and crispy toffee flavored with real honey in a unique, brittle-like candy! Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time10 mins Total Time 25 mins Servings: 1 sheet Ingredients 1¼ cups granulated white sugar 1/2 cup honey Pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon baking soda Deliciously Dark chocolate candy melts for dipping Flaky sea salt for garnish Instructions Line a rimmed baking sheet, such as a 10×15 jelly roll pan, with parchment paper. Have it handy! In a large 5-qt Dutch oven or spaghetti pot, combine the granulated sugar, honey, and pinch of salt. Heat mixture over medium heat, stirring until blended and sugar has dissolved some to ensure even caramelization. Cook to 295 degrees F, about 5-7 minutes depending on your stove. The mixture will turn...

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