Suzi's Blog

Espresso Hot Chocolate

As the sun set, I looked at Suzen. “Walk more?” I asked. I got the answer I hoped for. “Good God, no. Back to the room.” She shivered in the cold. We were exploring Lake Placid last week, expecting to find mountains of snow. Like most of the Northeast, the weather had been warm and…

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Hot Chocolate from Bouchon Bakery

Hot chocolate. I am an addict. For me, an appropriate 12-step program would be how to combine 12 types of chocolate while making my hot chocolate. There are other ingredients, of course, like sugar. You cannot make hot chocolate without sugar. It’s not possible. Actually, it is. From the website delish.com, here is a recipe…

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Hot Chocolate Espresso to Help Santa Tonight

I know, it’s been a competitive year for us all. Getting work, keeping work, working better, more with less, more more with more less. If you think it’s bad for us adults, you just have to empathize with our kids. It’s a different world. One of Suzen’s friends has a second grader who was doing…

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Rich Gourmet Hot Chocolate from Fred Thompson

I drove upstate early on Tuesday morning. Halfway up, the road curves to the left to avoid cutting a beautiful meadow bisected by a dashing brook. On the far eastern side, there is a sharp rise of hills, part of a large state park. In the early morning those hills hid the sun from half…

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