Texas Makers Featured in Cool Beans Boxes

Delicious, Gluten-Free, Soft Caramels by Dallas Caramel Company

Micaela Elizondo

Delicious, Gluten-Free, Soft Caramels by Dallas Caramel Company

Cool Beans Box has been quite fortunate to partner with Rain McDermott and her team at Dallas Caramel Company to offer their delectable and perfectly creamy, soft caramels. Rain launched her company in 2007 to satiate her curiosity: could she make delicious caramel that would satisfy her sweet tooth? While her dentist did not approve of her fixation with sweets, her friends and family did and encouraged her to introduce her perfectly creamy and soft caramel candy to residents of Dallas and beyond. NOW AVAILABLE! Summer Sampler filled with Margarita, Pina Colada, & Root Beer Float Caramels! Rain's caramels have...


Undeniably Sweet & Uniquely Infused Honeys by Houston-Based Lone Star Bee Co.

Micaela Elizondo

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Undeniably Sweet & Uniquely Infused Honeys by Houston-Based Lone Star Bee Co.

  Houston-based Lone Star Bee Co. was co-founded by Mark Crippen and Nicki Praiswater. They started beekeeping as a hobby and look what happened! They now create small-batch, handcrafted infused, delectable honeys that make it easy for gastronomes to elevate the enjoyment of their favorite everyday foods.    Drizzle their Fiery Sweet Mesquite honey on chicken, pizza, pork chops, and eggs to add a spicy kick to your meal. Their Lucky Lime and Sea Salt Clover honey will add a tangy punch to your cheeses, seafood, ice cream and other desserts. They have chosen not to infuse their Blackland Prairie Wildflower honey, as it is...


Apparel, Home Decor and More by Georgetown-based Turquoise Tulip

Micaela Elizondo

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Apparel, Home Decor and More by Georgetown-based Turquoise Tulip

Turquoise Tulip was born after Brittany Davis left the long hours and travelling schedule as a restaurant interior designer in corporate america to be more available for her 2 beautiful and funny daughters and her fun-loving husband. After taking some time to be home with them, she decided to put her design skills back on the market, but this time on her own terms! She started Turquoise Tulip to blend her love of all things Southern with her passion for design. Brittany designs her products with the idea that other moms and their families can have practical items like tees,...


Gourmet Chocolate Confections by Wichita Falls-Based B Cocoa Artisan Chocolate

Micaela Elizondo

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Gourmet Chocolate Confections by Wichita Falls-Based B Cocoa Artisan Chocolate

"I took advantage of Europe being at my doorstep and I enrolled in Ecole Chocolat and travelled through Europe studying and researching fine, European chocolate." - Brooke Willis, Founder & Chocolatier, B Cocoa Artisan Chocolate In this week's post, we're super excited to introduce you to Brooke Willis, an Ecole Chocolate trained chocolatier and fine chocolate enthusiast. Located in Wichita Fallas, Texas, we'll learn how she began her shop, B Cocoa Artisan Chocolates, her favorite part about being a business owner and much more.  We're so happy to share Brooke's story and encourage you to follow and support her work. Read on y'all!  Tell us a little...


Handcrafted Organic Spices & Seasonings by Fort Worth-Based Spaulding's Specialty Spices

Micaela Elizondo

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Handcrafted Organic Spices & Seasonings by Fort Worth-Based Spaulding's Specialty Spices

James Spaulding, Owner & Founder, pictured with renown Chef Jacques Pepin Owner James Spaulding found his passion for cooking, and growing Herbs and Spices early in life. He began this passion at the age of 5, with his first garden in the Suburbs of Sacramento, California. He became fascinated with cooking shows on his tv such as Martin Yan's Yan Can Cook, Julia Child's The French Chef, and Jacques Pepin among others. After working in many restaurants around town, James had his light bulb moment in 2008, with Jamie Oliver's Jamie at Home tv show while recovering from injury.  A...