chocolate

April 15, 2010

The Original Chocolate

The word “chocolate” is said to be derived from the Mayan word “xocoatl.” In fact, the Mayans, who occupied the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico starting in the 3rd century, were the first people to unlock the secrets of cacao seeds to make chocolate paste. This rich culture also crafted a recipe for an iconic beverage, known today as Mayan Hot … Read the rest

January 8, 2010

Chocolate Oatmeal Chewies

We all love something sweet when it comes to getting through the cold month of January and these chocolate oatmeal chewies will do just the trick. They are very simple to make and will have you reaping all the rewards when you tuck into them.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter or margarine — softened
1/4 cup milk… Read the rest