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    Literature 10 January 2017 How to: Aztec Hot chocolate The Aztecs have a very famous recipe for hot chocolate or Xocolatl ( from the Nahuatl words meaning “bitter water”) as it was called by the Aztecs (Fiona Mair). Although, the chocolate they made in those times is quite different from the chocolate they make today. The Aztecs were known for their cocoa. The cocoa plant was very important to the Aztecs. They used it for many things like currency, for wines and of course hot chocolate. If it weren’t for the Aztecs, who introduced hot chocolate to the Spanish who brought it home and shared their version of it around the world we wouldn’t have the hot chocolate we had today. The recipe for making hot chocolate is very simple and not very time consuming. Before, learning how to make hot chocolate like the Aztecs did, a brief history of hot chocolate and the cocoa bean itself and its cultivation is in order.…

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    could not keep standing. Slowly, scrabbling with my hands through the darkness from which I was conjuring different images, mostly of masquerades or lions, I found the doorknob. I was excited; I was in front of my house. I knocked on the door softly at first and harder subsequently. Firstly, I heard murmurings then a voice asked in an anxious but bold way; the way you would ask if a thief knocked on your door. ‘Who is that?’ It was my daddy’s voice. ‘It is me, Lola.’ I heard the…

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    The James Beard Award-winning chef, Mindy Segal, who is also behind Bucktown's Hot Chocolate restaurant will be launching a cannabis- infused desert in Illinois. One of Chicago's renowned chefs is partnering with cannabis cultivator Cresco Labs to create a line of marijuana-infused sweet treats. Some of the pastries include infused granola bites, chocolate brittle bars, infused hot chocolate drinks, cookie mix and do-it yourself cakes. Charles Bachtell, the founder of Cresco, Illinois' largest…

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    Russell Stover’s all milk chocolates have a wide variety of ingredients. The main ingredients needed to make the product are milk, sugar, chocolate, cocoa butter, and soy lecithin. The chocolate and cocoa butter come from the cocoa bean. The cocoa bean comes from a cocoa tree and is grown by farmers around the equator (Barry Callebaut). After the beans are fermented and dry enough the cocoa farmers will bring them to collection centers or cocoa plantations (Barry Callebaut). Next the beans…

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    A local Blanchard family took the song lyrics “anything you can do I can do better” to heart and created their own business. After tasting a homemade salsa, a natural competitiveness caused Lori Redmon, her husband Bill Redmon and her mother Diane Cooper to create Killin Time Canning. “My mother works at a nursing home and she brought some salsa home that a resident’s family member had made. Just out of the competitiveness of our family, we said we could do better and that’s where it started…

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    The Effects Of Anandamide

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    This compound is probable to reduce stress and make people happy when they are eating chocolate because it releases neurotransmitter in their brain that make people feel good and relaxed, it called endorphins (Pubchem National Center for Biotechnology Information[online article],n.d.). Anandamide is a compound chemical that also found in chocolate. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter that targets at the central nervous system and it can make a substantial impact on the brain’s own natural…

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    In contrast, hot cocoa mix had significantly less antioxidant capacity (1232 ± 159 μMTE/serving) than all of the other products tested. The total polyphenol content (Figure 2B) of dark chocolate (991.1 mg/serving) was significantly greater than all of the other products tested, aside from pomegranate juice, on a per serving basis. The total polyphenol content of pomegranate juice was significantly greater than that of cranberry juice; all products tested had higher TP values than hot cocoa mix…

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    Chocolate Cake Recipe

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    Chocolate Cake Recipe A perfect chocolate cake recipe is not so easy to come by. Most people have tried several times to make a yummy chocolate cake recipe but failed after trying so many recipes. Chocolate cake can be made with chocolate and some other ingredients such as vanilla cream and sweeteners. Types of Chocolate Cake There are different types of chocolate cake. The most popular been: Chocolate layer cake Souffle cake Ding dong Traditional chocolate cake Fudge cake German chocolate…

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    To describe a Hershey's kiss may seem easy because of its small structure, but for me it is almost impossible to describe. Simple words can only describe its beauty and its wonderful taste, but only vaguely. Despite the tiny figure the Hershey Kiss has, it is made up of 3 components that makes it recognizable to everyone, and also so amazing. The beauty of the chocolate is covered by a shiny coloured foil, and peeking from out of the foil is a paper flag that reads “KISSES” in bold light blue…

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    For the love of a whipped cream As a child I always ask the waiters not to forget to top my hot chocolate drink with lots of whipped cream. So yummy, Whipped cream with hot chocolate- I can do this every day! ,that is how I thought to myself. I think I consumed whipped cream more than fruits or veggies, I thought nothing can taste better than that. On cold winter days, I will sneak Mitzi, our street cat, she was black and white, little chubby, looking for love, a petting hand, anything that…

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