Sunday, March 15, 2009

The perfect day...

...for hot chocolate. After a whirlwind heat wave we are back in the throes of cold, windy, rain filled days with gloomy skies. So I pulled out a large pot today, added cocoa with 1/2 of the equal amount
of sugar. I like to add a touch of coffee but there was none at hand today. Poured in several cups of milk and heated it over a medium hot burner.

Served it up with animal crackers and enjoyed listening to lions, rhinoceros, and the like, drowning and then being rescued from mugs of steamy hot chocolate.

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