Chocolate for Christmas — Day 8 (Christmas Eve)

I have to do one post that features hot chocolate. And what better time than Christmas Eve. Hey, if you’re feeling really festive, you might even want to leave some for Santa. This post will close out my “Chocolate for Christmas” series. Hope all of you chocolate lovers out there get a whole lot ofContinue reading “Chocolate for Christmas — Day 8 (Christmas Eve)”

Chocolate for Christmas – Day 6

Chocolate chip cookies and fudge have to be the standards by which all other Christmas treats are judged. They were two things that my mother always made PLENTY of.  We always liked the old fashioned cocoa fudge. It took longer and was more tedious to make than the kind made with chocolate chips, and MomContinue reading “Chocolate for Christmas – Day 6”

Chocolate for Christmas – Day 5

It’s probably safe to say that the ‘first family’ of chocolate in the U. S. A. is Hershey. And ever since they created the first “Hershey chocolate bar” for WWII soldiers on the battlefield, they’ve held a special place in the hearts of chocolate lovers everywhere. The bars created for the soldiers didn’t taste nearlyContinue reading “Chocolate for Christmas – Day 5”

Chocolate for Christmas – Day 3

When my sister and I were kids, my dad made chocolate dipped marshmallows every Christmas for years. They always had two coats of chocolate. MMMMMMMmmmmmmmm! Never had any others as good as his.   photo courtesy of Stux @     ~~~

Chocolate for Christmas – Day 2

An early Christmas gift from my sister. We share many wonderful chocolate memories. Hint: The Orange Cremes are the rectangular pieces covered in dark chocolate. They are the very, very, very best pieces in the box —- although each one of the others has its own merits as well. I promise you not one pieceContinue reading “Chocolate for Christmas – Day 2”

Chocolate for Christmas – Day 1

I enjoyed doing the coffee quotes so much in October that I decided to take Christmas week to focus on chocolate in a similar way.  So here’s my offering for Day 1: a chocolate cinquain. It’s bliss To think about. Even more bliss to taste. I just can’t seem to get enough: Choc’late!    Continue reading “Chocolate for Christmas – Day 1”