You want your chocolate to be "of dipping consistency". This means, very thin. A thin chocolate will coat your dipping item smoothly and evenly and will drip off.
If you dip anything in chocolate more than a few times a year, I highly recommend ordering a bag. Other things can be added to chocolate to help thin it out – I.
When melting chocolate, a drop of water causes the chocolate to seize—go from a fluid consistency to stiff and grainy—and thicken into a paste. Even when m.