Monday, July 31, 2017

August is More than S'mores for Chocolate Fun

While National S'more Day has gotten a lot of attention here on The Chocolate Cult in the past, there are a lot of fun and serious holidays you could celebrate this month with a bit of chocolate. What will you be celebrating and how? Leave a comment and let us know.

August = National Romance Awareness Month
     Check out previous romance related posts we've published.

August 1 = Swiss National Day -- this one is pushing it but you do know that Swiss Chocolate has a powerful reputation.

August 2 = National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
      2010 Post
     Blue Bunny Options

August 4 = National Chocolate Chip Day -- new recipe on this blog for August 5th so make sure you check back

August 4 = National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day -- Convenient how these two holidays work together, huh?

August 5 = National Waffle Day

Image of Fry, which one?
August 6, 1826 = Birthday of Joseph Storrs Fry II who took over his grandfather’s thriving chocolate business in England. (mostly because I couldn’t find an accurate birthday for the chocolate genius that was Joseph Storrs Fry)

August 10 = National S’mores Day -- Do you only use milk chocolate or do you mix it up like we do in my house?

Henri Nestlé
August 10, 1814 = Birthday of Henri Nestlé, German Confection and founder of the Nestlé corporation along with Daniel Peter who created the Milk Chocolate bar using Nestlé expertise with condensed milk

John Cadbury
August 12, 1801 = Birthday of John Cadbury, Founder of Cadbury, a huge chocolate company still very popular in the UK year round and in the USA at Easter time.

August 18 = National Soft Serve Ice Cream Day

August 20 = National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

August 24 = National Waffle Day (anniversary of the first US patent for the waffle iron) by shouldn't it be coupled with the National Waffle Day on August 5th?

August 25 = National Banana Split Day

August 27 = National Pots de Crème Day; National Banana Lovers Day

August 30 = National Toasted Marshmallow Day

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