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Brian’s Perfect Hot Chocolate

To develop the electric light bulb, Edison experimented. Thousands of experiments. I read his biography as a kid, and I took Edison seriously. I have devoted a lifetime of experimentation in finding great hot chocolate. No, the greatest hot chocolate. I have been to Angelina’s in Paris. I have, I admit, tried Swiss Miss. From…

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Angelina’s Hot Chocolate: With No Trip to Paris Required

      There is in Paris one cathedral, Notre Dame. And then a lot of other churches, some actually more interesting. Except that Notre Dame has one unmatched feature. Each Sunday afternoon, the church is filled for the free organ concert. I suggest you go on a dark, wet, gloomy day. Let those organ…

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Hot Chocolate Options

  There are many, many ways to make hot chocolate. I just posted two marvelous recipes earlier today from Fred Thompson and Linda Collister.  But in your portfolio of hot chocolate ideas, you need to consider these things.   What is the liquid I use? Your options include: Pure milk Pure water Pure heavy cream…

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Two Hot Chocolate Ideas

We were plowed this morning, but it is still snowing and we are not going anywhere. Our “late White Christmas” across much of the country has people everywhere settled down for a day or two. Suzen and I and our daughter and our daughter-in-law and our grandsons awoke to a foot of icy snow. After…

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