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A Fine Hot Chocolate Is Life

Recently I have been obsessed with serving up a fine hot chocolate and with a giant marshmallow or two to boot! To be honest this obsession started a few weeks ago, I was watching yet another Hallmark movie (can’t seem to stop from watching these feel good, happy happy gems), in the movie there are a few quite warm and fuzzy scenes in which the featured stars are seen drinking some of the most delectably looking mugs of hot chocolate ever. After conducting some research on the finest of hot chocolates, I came up with this simple but divine goodness. Here’s all you need. Now I am no Chocolatier, but that bar of chocolate up there, sure helped to create some mighty fine goodness. By the way, by all means use whole milk if that’s what you have on hand. Serves 3/4 Ingredients Milk (2 cups) 1 4oz chocolate bar 1/4 tsp vanilla Your favorite huge marshmallows Process… In a medium pot heat 2 cups milk to warm Add in a half bar of good …

Channeling Friends Michelada

So some of my best friends are getting together today and I’m feelin a little out of the loop.  I’ve got lots on my plate and know it’s best for me not to make the 2 hour one way drive and back, so… I will have to be happy just channeling their sweet co.  I give you my Michalada ala Gina…  One big gulp down.  Ingredients…  1/2 can light beer 1/4 cup Clamato juice 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 Tablespoon Kosher salt 1 Tablespoon chile powder ice Condiments of your choice  Process… Mix kosher salt and chile powder together, place this mix on a flat plate Rim a beer glass with a bit of lemon juice. You can pour a tad in a bowl for this.  Now rim your glass with the salt and chile powder mix Next, turn your glass upright and fill it with ice Add in the lemon juice Add in the beer Add in the Clamato Mix gently as to not lose any of the rim goodness.  Here is where the …