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History of Chocolate

Church and Chocolate in Tough Times

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Tight finances and challenging personal situations have sent many of us to the sweets and chocolate shelves for comfort. This was true as well during the Colonial Period when pastoral habits and ministrations included drinking chocolate.

Mothering With Chocolate

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 07.12.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

This mother's day we raise our chocolate treats, in all their glorious shapes and cacao content, in celebration of our mothers, real and symbolic.

The History of Valentine's Day And Chocolate

Gourmet Live | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Every February 14th love-struck men and women spend more than 1 billion dollars on chocolate products. Blame Cupid for the love-struck part, but why c...

5 Great Books About Chocolate

Serious Eats | Liz Gutman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Chocolate is a complex thing -- its history, properties, lore, chemistry and uses fill volumes and volumes of books. I'm always looking to expand my k...