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

How are Klondike ice cream bars made?

Hot chocolate is poured directly on the vanilla ice cream square, then immediately put in a freezer for 30 seconds so the chocolate can set.

Roasted cacao beans are winnowed by the chocolate maker.

Winnowing removes the meat (also known as the nib) of the bean from its shell.

The first mention of brownies in print was in 1897.

They were listed for sale in the Sears, Roebuck, and Company catalog.

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.