NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS
Sponsored by the National Confections Association, National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is celebrated each year on November 7.
There are recent studies that have revealed certain health benefits from eating small quantities of bittersweet chocolate and it is also known of the health benefits of almonds. So pairing the two of them together gives us a delicious and healthy snack to be enjoyed on this fall day.
“In 1742, William Parks printed a copy of Eliza Smith’s cookbook, The Compleat Housewife. “Chocolate Almonds” was the only chocolate recipe it contained despite the popularity of chocolate among the wealthy at the time.” (Wikipedia)
Enjoy the following “tried and true” recipes:
Sponsored by the National Confections Association, National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day is an “unofficial” national holiday.