The Chocolate Cult: October 2013 Fun Chocolate Holidays

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

October 2013 Fun Chocolate Holidays

I'm off to Las Vegas this month so please look forward to a few reports on any chocolate we find while we are there, Sisters and Brothers.  If you have some suggestions, leave a comment and let me know.

October = National Dessert Month, National Cookie Month

October = first full week is National Mental Health Illness Week

October 1 = National Homemade Cookie Day -- That's today!  What cookies did you make?

October 7 = National Frappe Day

October 9, 1797 = Birthday of Philippe Suchard, founder of what was once the greatest chocolatier in Switzerland, creator of the Milka bar

2nd Thursday = National Dessert Day -- this falls on the 10th that has two other holidays of note for us

October 10 = National Angel Food Cake Day; World Mental Health Day -- don't stress about these three holidays today, please!

October 14 = National Chocolate-Covered Insect Day

October 16 = World Food Day -- find some chocolate related food from a country that isn't your own today and try to make it something other than candy; bonus if you make a recipe from another country today with chocolate!

October 18 = National Chocolate Cupcake Day

3rd Saturday in October = Sweetest Day -- falls on the 19th this year

28 = National Chocolate Day -- in the USA this means to go find a local chocolate company or candy shop that makes the candy and get some

October 30 = Buy a Donut Day

October 31 = Halloween; National Candy Apple Day

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