Sisters and Brothers, as you may recall it was your Chocolate Priestess's 40 birthday just a short time ago. One of the gifts I received was a gift card to Borders -- thanks D. I used it to buy some non-chocolate books since I have a stack now to read, cook and bake from, and then reveal to you all. But given this calling, I had to get something related to the Sacred Substance.
McMeel Publishing company. The wrapper around the calendar itself inside this box says that it meets the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council, a non-profit group in the USA that wants to encourage better use of forest resources through selective logging, certification of proper logging, and recycling.
Yesterday, Asher's Chocolates sent me products to review after the Halloween season for the upcoming busy and chocolate heavy winter holidays. Be on the look out for the revelation about three types of products they sell the first Saturday in November. This Saturday Sacrament will be our first competitor in the 2009 Halloween Treat Challenge and it's a company I've looked at before, Taraluna, so make sure you read on Saturday.
Sisters and Brothers, may you too take the time to slowly appreciate what the Divine and human ingenuity have offered you in chocolate.