The Hershey, Pennsylvania Cookbook: Fun Treats and Trivia from the Chocolate Capital of the World

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Hershey, Pennsylvania, is a chocolate lover’s dream come true. It is home to the largest chocolate manufacturing facility in North America, where three to five million pounds of treats are made each day. The town of Hershey–where the smell of chocolate fills the air and whimsical reminders of chocolate products can be seen all around–is a place built on the legacy of one man, Milton Hershey, and his passion for cacao bean-based confections.
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Overview

Hershey, Pennsylvania, is a chocolate lover’s dream come true. It is home to the largest chocolate manufacturing facility in North America, where three to five million pounds of treats are made each day. The town of Hershey–where the smell of chocolate fills the air and whimsical reminders of chocolate products can be seen all around–is a place built on the legacy of one man, Milton Hershey, and his passion for cacao bean-based confections.
The Hershey, Pennsylvania Cookbook is packed with recipes, fun facts, trivia, and history about the town of Hershey and its founder. Through vintage photos and more than 120 recipes, author Marilyn Odesser-Torpey presents the Hershey of yesteryear and celebrates a love for chocolate that has been passed down through generations and resonates in traditions from after-school snacks to picnics to major holidays. Each chapter serves as a guide to the town, and combined they tell you how it grew from one man’s dream to a world-renowned destination. Recipes from current and former residents and area chefs allow you to take guilty pleasure in traditional desserts, kid-friendly snacks, savory dinner entrees, chocolate-based adult beverages, and even creative crafts. 
 

 Find your sweet spot with recipes for:
 
 “Wicked” Whoopie Pies 
  Mudslide Cookies
  Chocolate-Almond Biscotti
  Hot Fudge Sundae Cake
  Spiced Chicken Mole with Salsa
  Chili con Cocoa
  HERSHEY’S White Chocolate Risotto 
  Cocoa-Crusted Snapper with Mango Salsa
  Chocolate Dutch Oven Stew
  Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Torte
  Chocolate Espresso Martini

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762741557
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 690,132
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Marilyn Odesser-Torpey is a self-confessed chocaholic who writes about chocolate, food, and entertaining for consumer and industry magazines. This is her third book. She lives in Litiz, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     V
For the Love of Chocolate     1
Family Traditions     23
Kid Stuff     41
Chocolate for Dinner?     61
Showstopping Sweets     75
Bear-Worthy Warm-Ups     105
For Adults Only     113
Delectable Decorations     125
Holidays in Hershey     133
Index     146
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