European-style hot chocolate

Really good, decadent hot chocolate seems to be a bit of a lost art, at least here in America. Making it from scratch is not as convenient as simply adding water to the contents of an envelope… but it’s not too difficult, and the results are a world apart. You need the following:


Rocky road… quick and easy holiday gift!

Marshmallows for rocky road

Okay, it’s December 28 and I had not yet baked anything for the holidays. For many years, I’ve completed and distributed my baking a week or so before Christmas. This year, I didn’t. So of course, this year everyone, even those who have never given me anything before, gave [...]