Teacher Appreciation Week 2019

We are excited to announce our 2nd annual Teacher Appreciation Program with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise focused on equal access to quality education for kids in need, kicked off today – the first day of Teacher Appreciation Week! We’ve created special educational …
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Spice is Truly Nice

There are a lot of reasons why the use of spices tends to get more intense the hotter the climate. One is that as the temperature gets warmer adding more spice helps preserve food. Hot spices also encourage our bodies to sweat, which cools …
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6 Chocolate Recipes for Easter

1. Spiced and Iced AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Drink There’s nothing like an ice cold drink on a warm spring day–and chocolate makes it even better! Our rich, creamy, and refreshing iced chocolate drink featuring AMERICAN HERITAGE Finely Grated Chocolate is perfect for any time …
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Candied Fruit

Candied fruit may not be quite as popular as a standalone treat as it once was, but it has not lost its beauty and its usefulness when creating confectionery works of art, or simply a wonderful dessert for family and friends. It’s history goes …
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Edible Flowers: Nature’s Gift

Flowers truly are nature’s gift, available to delight all the senses, including sight, smell and even taste! Nasturtiums, roses, even violets and daisies are edible. We should know, we had a taste of a pansy recently and it provided a satisfying herbal accent to …
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A Day Without Chocolate: Season 3

Dave and George Our founding father was a chocolate super fan, are you? Follow in George Washington’s footsteps and learn about his love of chocolate. #WhatWouldGeorgeDo   Dave and Martha Move over coffee – we’re all about tea made with cocoa shells! Dave chats …
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Valentine’s Day: The Real History

Today Valentine’s Day signifies an unabashed celebration of love, but did you know that February 14th has a rather morbid beginning? One legend tells us that Emperor Claudius Gothicus II decided single men made better soldiers – less distractions to take their mind off …
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Let it Snow!

Snow can turn the most ordinary backyard, street or vista into something truly extraordinary. The transformative nature of snow has been the inspiration for everything from richly rendered landscapes to the backdrop of our favorite films – think Frozen. While snow can slow travel …
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