Recipe Roundup: All About Indulgence

This roundup is all about indulgence. This roundup has not been doing any January diets. In fact, this roundup is indulging is great chocolate and great recipes. Read More Recipe Roundup: All About Indulgence

Chocolate of the Day: Variations on Hot Chocolate

I love hot chocolate, whether it’s from a packet, homemade with cocoa powder, or purchased at a coffee shop. But I got to wondering, is there more to hot chocolate than powder and milk? After the jump, some easy ways to dress up your hot chocolate. Read More Chocolate of the Day: Variations on Hot Chocolate

Ask the Editors: Homemade Hot Chocolate

Welcome to Ask the Editors, where we bring together the multi-generational wisdom of our editorial team to answer reader questions. If you’d like to ask a question of your own, you can use this completely anonymous Ask Us form.
Question:

I’m currently craving hot chocolate, but I want to make homemade stuff. Anybody have any good, easy recipes? It’s starting to get colder and I could use some warming up.

Yes, I’m aware google is available, but I’d rather one of the amazing Persephoneers give a recipe since there’s so many tasty recipes shared on here.

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Simple Pleasures

Since I’ve been getting the sense around these parts that it’s been kind of a bad week for a lot of people, I thought I’d be an annoying chirpy optimist and share some of the little things in life that make me happy. Join me, won’t you? Read More Simple Pleasures

The Great Groundhog Winter Storm of 2011

If you’re one of the  millions of the Americans in the Midwest this morning, you’re probably grateful to have an Internet connection and the electricity to be reading this post. A whopper of a storm, one which has been predicted since the weekend, has not disappointed. Ice and snow have moved across the country, covering everything in it’s path. Read More The Great Groundhog Winter Storm of 2011

The Best Christmas-y Movies that Aren’t Primarily About Christmas

At this time of year, we all have our traditions. From how you decorate the tree, to just how much Bailey’s to put in your hot chocolate when your family goes out to gawk at Christmas lights, there are the little rituals that let you know it’s really Christmastime. Christmas movies are a big part of this, which TBS learned to cash in on long ago when they started playing A Christmas Story back to back for 24 hours straight. Read More The Best Christmas-y Movies that Aren’t Primarily About Christmas

Snow Day!

There is no greater joy in the life of a kid than a snow day. Waking up for school and looking out the window to find a growing mound of snow taller than your head, waiting impatiently by the radio through the long list of closures and delays to hear whether your school has made the cut, the happy little NO SCHOOL! dance. Read More Snow Day!