Thursday, February 03, 2011

Hoarding Chocolates - 3

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"Its sleeting here in New Hampshire now. It snowed all yesterday and overnight. Work was canceled, and if I'm lucky, I'll be able to shovel my way out in a day or two! Wish me luck!"

hot chocolate
marshmallows bump
my nose

Scientists have discovered that chocolate was invented at least 3,100 years ago in Central America and not as the sweet treat people now crave, but as a celebratory beer-like beverage and status symbol. Researchers identified residue of a chemical compound that comes exclusively from the cacao plant - the source of chocolate - in pottery vessels dating from about 1100 BC in Puerto Escondido, Honduras.
Read more here...

this one's for Anthony Cox, my husband; revisit Anthony

buds on the rose bush-
when we danced to the music
of 'Hot Chocolate'
--gillena cox

Listen to 'You Sexy Thing' by Hot Chocolate

cached in her bookcase
romance novels


Lorraine said...

I love it love your and Doug's Ode
to chocolate, you sexy thangs

joo said...

It's cold, dull and windy - what can be better than hot chocolate:)

Gillena Cox said...

Lorraine, joo; HUGS...

Adelaide said...

Hot chocolate, yummy, or as I have on my blog, hot cocoa. Growing up we didn't have these mixes that come with sugar, only unsweetened cocoa which my mother mixed with milk and added sugar to taste. For extra richness, a dollop of whipped cream on top.