Fine chocolates are one of life's greatest pleasures. Kings and princes have for centuries coveted chocolate. Did you know that chocolate used to be one of the expensive items in the world, almost as precious as gold? It's true! Chocolate makers who mastered their craft went on to become very wealthy and famous, establishing some of the world's most well known companies. People today still love chocolate. It is a part of many people's daily life and also can be a wonderful treat and reward. Life without chocolate would truly be a sad and empty life. Making Chocolate 101 will get you started on a great new pastime that will yield benefits and fun, not to mention delicious chocolates to eat! Just imagine when relatives and friends come over and you can offer them your very own chocolate creations. Picture being able to make chocolate with your kids and the great times you can have. Think about how you can exercise your creativity and make the chocolates you want when you want them and the way you want them.