February is the perfect month for national chocolate month. With the national chocolate month being in the same month as Valentine’s Day, there is no doubt there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate this rich and tasty confection. To help you celebrate chocolate, we have come up with a few fun ways to eat chocolate. Give them a try!
1. Eat a Chocolate Bar
Of course, eating a chocolate bar is the easiest way to celebrate national chocolate month. Chocolate bars range from classic commercial brands that can be found in the grocery store to premium, single-origin chocolate bars. There is a time and a place for every type of chocolate, and they can both be deeply appreciated. Take national chocolate month as a sign to pick up that chocolate bar you have been eyeing in the convenience store, and let the chocolate-loving commence!
2. Make Hot Chocolate
Those who aren’t super into sweets can also choose to celebrate national chocolate month with hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is creamy, thick, and has the perfect balance of milk and chocolate. With national chocolate month being in February, you can celebrate by curling up in a blanket on the couch with a nice mug of hot chocolate. The cold will truly put you in the mood for a warm, rich chocolatey drink.
3. Try an International Chocolate Dish
National chocolate month is an excellent excuse for trying a new dish! Find an interesting chocolate dish to cook from a cuisine you are unfamiliar with and see how other cultures enjoy chocolate. A few ideas include Filipino champorado, which is a chocolate rice porridge made with fish, or mole, which is a traditional Mexican sauce that often contains chocolate.
Eating Chocolate Safely
As you know, we are all about food safety. That’s why we want to take the time to remind you always to check the ingredients when eating chocolate, especially if you are allergic to nuts. With millions of people worldwide allergic to nuts, you should always be cautious about feeding others chocolate with nuts in it. You can learn more about how to keep yourself and others safe when eating chocolate with our ANSI-accredited courses. Get your food handler certification today!
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