October might bring to mind costumes, pumpkins, treats, and candy. But have you ever wondered how all that chocolate is made? What types of machines are used? Let’s travel back to the early 20th Century to learn more about some of those chocolate-making machines.
Hope you didn’t overindulge … “Jack” weighed approximately 5 pounds!
For National Cocoa Day we thought we might share some chocolate recipes from our staff—a recipe for chili from Polly Lasker, and some hot chocolate from Ninette Dean—both sure to warm you up. Just add chocolate!
February 9th celebrates the world of Milton S. Hershey and the introduction of the Hershey bar. From the humble beginnings of a caramel manufacturer, Hershey paved the way to mass produce milk chocolate bars. more »
R.E. Rodda Candy Company, Rodda Easter Candy , ca. 1925, chocolate bunny (above), chocolate chicken (below) Taking a page from O Say Can You See, the National Museum of American History more »