Posts by urbantexan

Floydada, TX

Floydada, TX

When I was a kid mom would take pumpkin seeds and roast them with some seasoning.  I remember being blown...

Vending Machine Happiness

Vending Machine Happiness

Vending machines are the best.  In goes some money out comes an item.  Sometimes you know what is coming and...

Inaudible & Audible Variables

Inaudible & Audible Variables

As a small batch chocolate maker there will be slight variations from batch to batch.  Some variables can be reined...

Project Brick Oven Chocolate Update 1

Project Brick Oven Chocolate Update 1

We’ve been roasting cocoa beans on the bbq grill at home.  We use a drum roaster and carefully manage the...

A Cacao Blend Was Born

A Cacao Blend Was Born

Funny thing happened while I was working in the chocolate shop last night.  This will take a minute or two,...

Cookie Crumbles

Cookie Crumbles

Michelle is firing up the kitchen getting into full Christmas Cookie mode.  It’s our annual gift to our most treasured...

Peru Cacao

Peru Cacao

Not far from the Amazonas region where cacao trees are generally understood to originate before cultivated by Mayans into Meso...

The Little Baker Online

The Little Baker Online

We just finished making two chocolates with cacao beans from Peru, a 60% semi sweet and a 70% dark.  Very...

We really do make chocolate…seriously

We really do make chocolate…seriously

Check out the new page title Our Method.  It has some pictures and descriptions of our basic chocolate making process....

Its a start

Its a start

Our logo design was a collaborative effort of many.  The final touches done by my daughter Mckenzie.  Tejas means friends...