The first line of the Wikipedia entry for chocolate chips keeps it awfully simple. “Chocolate chips,” the entry states, “are small chunks of chocolate.”
Yup. That about sums it up. And that’s fine by us, because we don’t need much more reason to celebrate chocolate—especially on May 15 (aka National Chocolate Chip Day).
Chocolate chips have myriad uses from pancakes to hot chocolate and ice cream to trail mix. Of course, our favorite uses for chocolate chips are in our Chocolate Chip Brownie gifts and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie baskets.
Did you ever consider the many types of chips spawned by Ruth Graves Wakefield’s 1937 invention?
According to Wikipedia, Ruth’s semisweet chocolate chips eventually evolved to include bittersweet chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, butterscotch chips, mint chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, and white and dark swirled chocolate chips.
Like that original Wikipedia entry, we like to keep it simple at...Read More