One thing that your insulated mug of hot cocoa says about you on a cold day is that this drink is for you as an individual, and that you're autonomous. For the people using the very first jars to drink hot chocolate found at Chaco Canyon in New Mexico around 875 AD, it was more like a party, according to southwest archaeologist Patricia Crown. We interviewed her and a Santa Fe chocolate expert and took a trip to Chaco Canyon ourselves to see what it was like for the first cocoa-lovers.

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