Monday, May 1, 2017

May Chocolate Be With You All Month Long

Yes, it is the start of a new month and that means time for our Fun and Serious Holidays that you could celebrate with Chocolate. Two important figures in the history of chocolate have birthdays this month as well a national month long holidays, cultural holidays, and fun food holidays. All can be celebrated with chocolate. Leave a comment and tell us which holidays you intend to celebrate with chocolate.

May = National Chocolate Custard Month; National Mental Health Month; National Egg Month; Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month; Rainforest Awareness Month

May 1 = National Chocolate Parfait Day

May 2 = National Truffle Day

May 5 = National Chocolate Custard Day -- Wait! The entire month celebrates chocolate custard so why a day, too?

May 5 = Cinco de Mayo -- Make sure you use spicy chocolate to celebrate!

May 11 = National Eat What You Want Day

May 12 = National Nutty Fudge Day

May 13 (2017) = World Fair Trade Day -- Empower the farmer, protect the chocolate, help keep the future delicious.

May 14 = National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

Coenraad Johannes van Houten
May 15 = National Chocolate Chip Day

May 15 = Birthday of Coenraad Johannes van Houten (1801) who treated cocoa mass with alkaline salts to reduce the bitter flavor, a process still called “Dutch” to this day; his father, Casparus van Houten, created the cocoa press

May 17 = World Baking Day

May 19 = National Devil’s Food Cake Day

Joseph Rowntree
May 24, 1836 = Birthday of Joseph Rowntree, Chocolatier and Philanthropist

May 29 = National Biscuit Day

4 comments:

Doreen Pendgracs said...

Isn't it amazing just how many days are designated to celebrate chocolate? Suits me just fine!

TammyJo Eckhart said...

I can spin almost any day into celebrating with chocolate.

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Haha then May will be my favorite month. Because, I am a big lover of Chocolate and i want Chocolates on daily basis. I am happy to see this Chocolate month.

TammyJo Eckhart said...

Then you need to check in at the end of every month or the beginning because we do one of these calendar posts for every month of the year.