Monthly Archives: January 2016

The History of White Chocolate, A Twentieth-Century Tale

Unlike Daniel Peter and milk chocolate, the exact inventor of white chocolate seems to have been lost to the sands of time. There are rumors of a New Hampshire man producing white chocolate shortly after World War I . . . because he had encountered it somewhere in Europe. A more promising candidate may be Kuno Baedeker, who developed a […]

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American Heritage Chocolate Chili

What is better on a cold brisk January day than a thick and rich bowl of Chocolate Chili! Just as drinking chocolate, chili, the mixture of meat, beans, peppers, and herbs was known to the Incas, Aztecs, and Mayan Indians long before Columbus and the conquistadores. This “original” recipe for Chili, here in the United […]

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So What Exactly is White Chocolate?

White chocolate bears somewhat of a misunderstood reputation. Many a person has claimed that white chocolate is not real chocolate at all, since it does not contain the cocoa solids (i.e. cocoa powder) that give milk and dark chocolate their brown hues. Others complain about white chocolate’s lack of flavor. But where did white chocolate’s bad reputation […]

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