Posts Tagged ‘chocolate chocolate chip cookies’

I’m not really much of a chocolate person, which is particularly funny because I worked for a chocolate company for some time, developing recipes.  What’s even more hysterical is that a large part of my role was – get this! – quality control.  I would take samples from each production batch to make sure a multitude of things were correct – texture, flavor strengths, visual appeal, etc.  Sounds like a dream job, no?  But the ironic thing is, when you’re around THAT MUCH chocolate all the time it becomes routine not to be phased by a very generous all-you-can-eat policy or rows and rows of truffles coming out of the cooling tunnel or a 400 gallon melter filled with 72% Valrhona chocolate.  It becomes part of your everyday life and I was pretty good at it.  I think that was due in large part to the fact that I didn’t get all crazy and overindulge.  Yes, I know how utterly ridiculous this all sounds.


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