12 Days of Homemade Christmas: Hot Chocolate/Cocoa Mix

December 10, 2010

One of the most popular recipes on my blog is Homemade Chocolate/Hot Cocoa Mix. With vanilla beans and two kinds of chocolate, it’s richer, more decadent, and levels above any mix you can buy from a store. I’ve included a bag of mix in our goodie baskets for the last several years. Pick up cellophane [...]

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Watermelon Lemonade

August 16, 2010

Ashley of Delish chose this week’s Project Pastry Queen recipe: Watermelon Lemonade. This recipe is the perfect example of why baking projects like Project Pastry Queen are so fun – I wouldn’t have ever made this recipe on my own. When it gets hot, my beverage of choice is usually an ice cold beer or [...]

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

December 22, 2008

Comfort comes to the Casa Foodie in many forms: – A 35-0 lead at halftime of an AFC wildcard game – The sound that the door of a Dodge Ram makes when it closes in the driveway outside in the evening – Slip-sliding on the wood floors downstairs to Christmas music, wearing outrageous knee-high Christmas [...]

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