Random Fact of the Day

Random Fact of the Day

"Who Knew?" by David Hoffman

While making cookies for her hotel guests one evening, Ruth Wakefield lacked the powdered cocoa called for in the recipe, so she substituted tiny bits of chopped chocolate in its place.  Unexpectedly, the chocolate pieces did not melt in baking but, rather, held their shape, softening only slightly to a creamy texture.  She served the coolies anyway, naming them Toll House after the inn she owned.