Let’s Celebrate Chocolate!

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LET’S CELEBRATE CHOCOLATE!

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” Charles M. Schulz

 

 

Of course, chocolate is part of most major holidays like Valentine’s Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas, but why not celebrate the month of February being National Chocolate Month, and pay some respect to the decadent treat on some of these special Chocolate Days of Celebration:
– JANUARY: National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day (Jan. 3), National Bittersweet Chocolate Day (Jan. 10), National Chocolate Cake Day (Jan. 27), National Hot Chocolate Day (Jan. 31).

– FEBRUARY: National Dark Chocolate Day (Feb.1), National Chocolate Fondue Day (Feb. 5), World Nutella Day (Feb. 5), Chocolate Day (Feb. 9), National Peppermint Patty Day (Feb. 11), National Cream-Filled Chocolate Day (Feb. 14), National Chocolate Mint Day (Feb. 19), National Tootsie Roll Day (Feb. 23), National Chocolate Covered Nut Day (Feb. 25), National Chocolate Souffle Day (Feb. 28).

– MARCH: American Chocolate Week (1st week of March), American Chocolate Week (3rd Week of March), Eat an Eskimo Pie Day (Mar. 28), National Black Forest Cake Day (Mar. 28).

– APRIL: National Chocolate Mousse Day (April 3), National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day (April 21).

– MAY: National Chocolate Parfait Day (May 1), National Truffle Day (May 2), National Chocolate Custard Day (May 3), National Nutty Fudge Day (May 12), National Chocolate Chip Day (May 15),             I Love Reese’s Day (May 18).

JUNE: National Rocky Road Day (June 2), National Chocolate Macaroon Day (June 3), National Chocolate Ice Cream Day (June 7), National German Chocolate Cake Day (June 11), National Fudge Day (June 16), National Chocolate Eclair Day (June 22), National Chocolate Pudding Day (June 26).

– JULY: National Chocolate Wafer Day (July 3), World Chocolate Day (July 7), National Chocolate with Almonds Day (July 8), Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day (July 23), National Milk Chocolate Day (July 28).

– AUGUST: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day (Aug. 4), National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day (Aug. 20).

– SEPTEMBER: National Chocolate Milkshake Day (Sept. 12), International Chocolate Day (Sept. 13), National Choose Your Chocolate Day (Sept. 16), National White Chocolate Day (Sept. 22), National Chocolate Milk Day Sept. 27).

– OCTOBER: National M&M Day (Oct. 13), National Chocolate Cupcake Day (Oct. 18), National Chocolate Day (Oct. 28).

– NOVEMBER: National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day (Nov. 7)

: National Peppermint Bark Day (Dec. 1), Sacher-Torte Day (Dec. 5), National Cocoa Day (Dec. 13), National Chocolate Covered Anything Day (Dec.16), National Chocolate Candy Day (Dec. 28).

*** Note – These holidays can change date-wise, and if they do, we say celebrate twice, or even thrice!


CHOCOLATE RECIPES & TIPS

– Wine & Chocolate Pairing Tips  
The Shirley Whizin Killer Chocolate Cake   
European Drinking Chocolate 
– Pinot Noir Chocolate Chip Brownies  
– Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie  
– Gluten-free Chocolate Brownies 
– Ganache-Dipped Baby Pears
– Dessert By the Light of the Moon  
– Tiramisu Latte 
– Ruth’s Scones 

 

CHOCOLATE TOURS, EXPERIENCES & DESTINATIONS
– Creo Chocolate Tour  
– Chocolate Train in Switzerland  
– A Visit to Hershey’s Chocolate World  

 

 

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