Monthly Archives: July 2015

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones

With temperatures reaching 90 degrees here in Boston, we’ve been keeping cool with our favorite summertime staple, ice cream! Surprisingly, this frozen treat has been enjoyed in America since the colonial era. Before modern refrigeration, making ice cream during the summer months required the use of ice that was harvested and stored during the previous […]

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Colonial Chocolate Spices: Nutmeg

Visitors to Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop are often surprised to discover that our colonial drinking chocolate is seasoned with eight different spices. American Heritage Historic Chocolate is flavored with cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, chili pepper, anise, orange zest, salt, and annatto, as well as a small amount of sugar. We will be taking a closer […]

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Historic Chocolate S’mores

With summer in full swing, we’re making the most of long sunny days by spending plenty of time outside. Of course, we’ve been enjoying a little chocolate while we enjoy the fresh air, and although it’s hard to beat ice cream and popsicles on a hot summer day, s’mores are the perfect way to end […]

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Colonial Chocolate Spices: Vanilla

Visitors to Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop are often surprised to discover that our colonial drinking chocolate is seasoned with eight different spices. American Heritage Historic Chocolate is flavored with cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, chili pepper, anise, orange zest, salt, and annatto, as well as a small amount of sugar. We will be taking a closer […]

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Historic Chocolate Popsicles

Independence Day is quickly approaching, and we’re busy preparing for our annual holiday celebrations at Captain Jackson’s. If you’re in Boston for the holiday, visit us at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Old North Church for fun and festive events each day of Harborfest. If your preparations for the Fourth of July include […]

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