The Tastiest of Accidents…
May 14th, 2013
Did you know that the beloved Chocolate Chip Cookie was actually an accidental invention?
It all happened in 1930 when Ruth Graves Wakefield (Whitman, Massachusetts), well-known for her delectable desserts, ran out of baking chocolate. She improvised by chopping up a block of semi-sweet chocolate expecting it to melt and disperse like regular baking chocolate. Instead, the chocolate pieces retained their form, softening to gooey-gooey goodness, and wah-lah, the first known chocolate chip cookie was born!
Here’s to the anom-nom-nom-alies.