Chocolate Fun

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I could give up chocolate but I’m not a quitter.

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Mom always said too much chocolate is like having too much love--you can't get enough.

- GERALDINE SOLON

Chocolate Vocabulary

Cocoa Bean

The seed of the cacao tree, which is only called a cocoa bean once it is removed from the pod in which it grows.

Chocolate Liquor

The liquid chocolate produced by grinding the cocoa nibs. It is the basic ingredient in all chocolate products. There is no alcohol in chocolate.

Cacao Tree (Theobroma Cacao)

The tropical tree that produces cocoa beans. Theobroma means "food of the gods".

Cocoa Pod

The leathery oval pod that contains cocoa beans.

CHOCOLATE NIBS

The "meat" of the cocoa bean remaining when the shell is removed in the chocolate production process.

FUN FACTS

After the Boston Tea Party, colonists thought it unpatriotic to drink tea.

So a shift was made towards chocolate. The colonies could get cacao beans straight from Central America tax-free.

Near the end of the sixteenth century, the daily wage of a man in the Guatemalan province of Verapaz was 40 cacao beans.

So a shift was made towards chocolate. The colonies could get cacao beans straight from Central America tax-free.

You know where the name “chocolate turtle” may have come from?

More than 80 years ago, an employee of DeMet's Candy Company, said that the company's original recipe of milk chocolate, caramel, and pecans looked like a turtle. The name stuck!

If you lined up all the M&M’s made in one year…

they would encircle the earth 48 times!

JOKES

WHAT KIND OF CANDY IS NEVER ON TIME?

CHOCOLATE

Q:  WHAT DO YOU CALL AN ANT DIPPED IN CHOCOLATE?

A:  Decad-ant

Q:  WHY DID THE FARMER BUY A BROWN COW?

A:  HE WANTED CHOCOLATE MILK.

Q:  WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU DIP A KITTEN IN CHOCOLATE?

A:  A KITTY KAT BAR.

Q:  HOW CAN YOU TELL THERE ARE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES IN THE OVEN?

A:  THERE ARE M&M SHELLS ALL OVER THE FLOOR.