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Happy National Chocolate Day!

Yes, today is National Chocolate Day.

Hmm.....I seem to be doing a run on blog posts about food. Not sure what that says about me at the moment?

Anyway - I can't pass up anything chocolate - not even National Chocolate Day!

Andrew used to get frustrated with me because every dessert I made was . . . chocolate. One time he told me, "Donna, you can't put chocolate on everything."

"Yes," I said with a firm conviction and a sure heart. "Yes, I can put chocolate on everything. Chocolate on my broccoli. Chocolate on my bacon. Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocolate!"

He shook his head and walked away.

And, mind you, there are four basic food groups - dark chocolate, white chocolate, milk chocolate, and chocolate truffles. I would certainly say that was life-sustaining. Wouldn't you?

Chocolate can be traced to the ancient Mayans, and even earlier to the ancient Olmecs of southern Mexico. While we think of chocolate as sweet candy bars, luscious cakes, and delec