Tag: winter

Hot Chocolate Mix

Hot Chocolate Mix

I had planned to make this Hot Chocolate Mix to send with my gift packages. I made a small batch to test, but I didn’t have the time to package it and send it out as gifts. It’s delicious, so it’s on my agenda for […]

Christmas Wreaths

Christmas Wreaths

Tonight we are taking down our tree. Three days into 2012, I’m ready for all vestiges of Christmas decorations to be gone so that I can focus on all that I can accomplish in the new year. One thing I can accomplish? Telling you more […]

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

Homemade hot chocolate, made from milk or rich cream, is nearly impossible to beat. Unfortunately, it takes a little time to make. I prefer hot cocoa mixes for sheer convenience. I’ve been making my own cocoa mix for a few years. Packets of hot cocoa […]

Spiced Apple Cookies

Spiced Apple Cookies

I’ve been attempting to write 50,000 words of fiction for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, for anyone who’s curious), while still applying for jobs and not neglecting this blog. I can’t help but bake, and so I wanted to make a cookie to take to […]

325: Hot Chocolate (Food Network)

325: Hot Chocolate (Food Network)

It’s cold outside, and since it’s after Thanksgiving, I finally have a Christmas tree in my house. That means there’s nothing better for an evening than to light a candle, make hot cocoa, and sit in front of the tree (while blogging about hot chocolate, […]

312: Hot Cocoa Mix

312: Hot Cocoa Mix

I like making my own hot cocoa mix. I haven’t done the math on it, but I generally assume that it’s less expensive to make my own, given the quantities of it I drink during the year. I also like that I can control what […]

298: Hot Cocoa (Joy of Baking)

298: Hot Cocoa (Joy of Baking)

Another cold night, another Hot Cocoa recipe. I chose this particular recipe tonight because it was a single serving, and I was only making it for myself. Very simple recipe, really. Heat milk on the stove. Meanwhile, combine sugar, dutched cocoa powder, and cream or […]

9: Thick and Rich Drinking Chocolate

9: Thick and Rich Drinking Chocolate

I keep my house pretty cool in the winter, which means I often like to have a warm beverage in the evening. Most of the time this is tea, but I love hot cocoa as well. I like to make hot chocolate from scratch to […]