Capt. Newark Jackson Category

Chocolate Rum Balls

  Here’s a simple recipe that I’m sure your holiday guests will enjoy! American Heritage Chocolate Rum Balls Ingredients 2 1⁄2 cups vanilla wafers, crushed (A 250g box of vanilla wafers equals 2 1/2 cups) 3 tablespoons American Heritage Chocolate Drink 1 cups icing sugar ½ cup rum 2 tablespoons white corn syrup (one brand […]

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Pumpkin Muffins with American Heritage Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m always looking for a new recipe to try to impress my family during holidays. We recently received recipe cards for Pumpkin Muffins with American Heritage Cream Cheese Frosting from American Heritage at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop. Perfect, just what I wanted, something sweet and delicious. I ran out to the store and picked […]

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A Perfect Treat for Everyone on your Christmas List

If you’re looking for a last-minute gift or dessert, these holiday chocolates are sure to make your season a little sweeter and a bit less stressful.  They require only two ingredients and you can whip up a batch in less than 30 minutes. To make these chocolates, you’ll need American Heritage Historic Chocolate Drink and […]

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The untimely demise of Captain Jackson

Here is what we know about the untimely and dramatic death of Captain Jackson. Dated Sunday, August 11 in the American Weekly Mercury in Philadelphia, PA: It was received in Boston, the news of Captain Newark Jackson’s death. In Barbados, Captain Jackson took aboard his schooner three Portuguese men. One night when the ship was […]

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Look at us! We’re official!

Check out our brand new hand-crafted sign! Our new Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop sign was designed by Kyle DeStefano and created by James Stewart. Stop by to see the new sign and to meet the new faces around here! We’d love to see you and your family.   Amey Jackson

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A chocolate treat everyone will love

Need a quick and easy treat for a Bridal Shower or Graduation Party? Here’s my very favorite American Heritage Chocolate recipe that will impress all of your guests. American Heritage Chocolate BARK Ingredients: 2 cups American Heritage Chocolate Drink 1 cup chopped salted mixed nuts 1/2 cup dried cranberries (optional) Directions: In microwave, melt 1 […]

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Who was Captain Newark Jackson and why is there a chocolate shop named after him?

Captain Newark Jackson was a mariner and merchant in Boston’s North End during the 1730s and ’40s. But he truly enjoyed his work as a chocolate maker. He owned a chocolate mill and made and sold chocolate in his shop near what was Mr. Clark’s Shipyard. Besides selling chocolate and other goods, he was also […]

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