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History Behind Chocolate Covered strawberries

History Behind Chocolate Covered strawberries

Despite the fact that chocolate has been around since 1100 BC and strawberry has been found growing wild in Italy as early as 234 BC. It was not until a woman by the name of Lorraine Lorusso combined the two...

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The Making of a Chocolate Chip Cookie

The Making of a Chocolate Chip Cookie

Oh My Gooeyness! Chocolate Chip Cookies are sooo incredible and we have Ruth Wakefield to thank!! Ruth & her husband Resided in eastern Massachusetts and owned a restaurant known as Toll House inn. Rumor has it that she was brainstorming...

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CACAO NIB - THE MYSTERY SOLVED

CACAO NIB - THE MYSTERY SOLVED

"You can't get up from the table until you finish your cacao nibs." Well, maybe not quite. A cacao nib is the shelled and roasted cacao bean that has a crunchy texture and boasts that yummy chocolate flavor that is so universally...

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ASSORTED CHOCOLATE FACTS

ASSORTED CHOCOLATE FACTS

Here are some assorted chocolate facts for your enjoyment. Please note, this reading is best enjoyed with a mouth-full of chocolate. On average, consumers in the United States will eat 12 lbs. of chocolate per year. Scientists are rumored to have extracted...

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Discovery of Chocolate And The Aztechs

Discovery of Chocolate And The Aztechs

INTRODUCING CACAO The story of chocolate begins thousands of years B.C. in the region we now know as Southern Mexico and Central America. A tree bearing unusual fruit with vibrant colors produced seeds so valuable that it was considered to be a gift...

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ABOUT THE CACAO TREE

ABOUT THE CACAO TREE

GETTING TO KNOW THE OBROMA CACAO Money doesn't grow on trees, but chocolate does. Some people would argue that the "Food of the Gods" is more valuable than the almighty dollar. On your next trip to the Amazon rain forest,...

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