Hot Chocolate

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Hot Chocolate – Basic Version for 2 cups (can be halved) 4 Tbsp (1/4 cup) granulated sugar 1 Tbsp cornstarch, to thicken (optional if you don’t mind a thinner drink) 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 700 ml (24 oz/2 12-oz mugs) milk of any type or half cream/half milk In a medium saucepan, put in all […]


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Only a few of you guessed which statement was true about me for the Honest Scrap Award. I was waiting until today to tell you all what the truth is. So, let’s go through each one, shall we? 1. I speak 5 languages fluently.I wish!! I speak about three languages fluently enough to have long […]

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

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Sunday, February 7th, was….*gulp*…my birthday. Whew! There. I said it. I know my mom’s proud and shocked. It has taken me years to admit my birthday publicly to friends, students, and strangers. Usually I don’t tell anyone and don’t even celebrate the day of my birth. I also turn off my cellphone to avoid well-intentioned […]