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Prelude to a study in hot chocolate

February is the month most associated with all things chocolate.  No surprise there since Valentines Day falls in this month.  For a long time I accepted chocolate as is.  It’s a magical treat conjured up by Willy Wonka types for us to enjoy.  Of course I understood the basic process of how it’s made and… Continue reading Prelude to a study in hot chocolate

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The Grenadine Diaries: Chocolate

Back to reality.  Sigh.  Will post some final thoughts on Sunday.  For now, I wanted to share with you my experience learning about chocolate production in Grenada. Chocolate has a long, dark history.  For those of you that care to know about it.  I’m not going to delve into it for this post, maybe at… Continue reading The Grenadine Diaries: Chocolate