Chocolate Articles

All sorts of articles about chocolate!

Happy Birthday to Me! CocoaJava Turns Eleven

March 14, 2012

When I first created CocoaJava eleven (yes, eleven!) years ago, I had no idea it would still be going strong to this day. I also had no idea how big it would grow! I can still recall the day I bought the domain name. I was rather amused that the date fell on the...
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Mexican Mole Sauce Recipe

February 22, 2012

Mole sauce is a firm favorite with many people who enjoy spicy food. It is of Mexican and Spanish origin and is actually a generic name for a number of dishes and sauces that involve Mexican cuisine. People outside of Mexico will be more specific when naming it as would then be called mole...
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Chocolate Reality

February 21, 2012

By Rachel Sokol I blame my sweet tooth on my family, for I’m a firm believer that I literally was raised on chocolate. There were always about three varieties of chocolate cake at every single family gathering. My mom was a frequent Tootsie-Pop buyer. The local Rockbottom drug store sold all sorts of chocolate...
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Working Chocolate: The Perfect Chocolate For Any Situation

February 21, 2012

By Veera Hiranandani It’s 3pm. I’ve been staring at the computer screen for ten minutes not reading a word. I need something. After a late lunch, I’m not that hungry and I only drink coffee in the morning. I already know the answer. What I need is chocolate and luckily I have options. There’s...
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Long Grove Confectionery Company’s Chocolate Factory Tour

February 21, 2012

Located in the north to northwest suburbs of Chicago, the Long Grove Confectionery Company’s Chocolate Factory Tour awaits your visit. You will experience the old-fashioned way of making chocolate…all hand crafted and uniquely packaged into our gourmet line of the finest quality chocolate products. The Confectionery is a family owned business with its beginning...
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