Christmas Tea

When the weather gets cold, we are all about the warm drinks around here.  Spizzie and I have been known to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate (extra marshmallows please) or a steaming mug of peppermint tea.  The Super Trooper is pretty much a coffee drinker, but he does dabble occasionally in wassail and mulled cider.  The boys only like tea if it’s cold and sweet, but they do enjoy the ciders and chocolates and all manner of concoctions that {Read More}

15 Recipes For Hot Chocolatey Goodness!!!

There is something about the Holiday season that makes it a perfect time for Hot Chocolate.  It could be the weather or just the undeniable lure of a warm drink in front of the fire (or the television, if you are fireplace-less like we are)! There is actually quite a bit of history to be found about Hot Chocolate and Hot Cocoa.  Did you know that they weren’t exactly the same thing?  I just thought they had two different names {Read More}

Hot Mulled Cider

We’ve had a few days of really cool weather around here and that made me crave warm things like soup and hot chocolate and hot apple cider.  This recipe for Hot Mulled Cider really hits the spot! Do you know what mulled means in reference to food?  I thought I knew, but I looked it up just to be sure.  Mulled means to heat, sweeten, and flavor with spices for drinking.  It’s a very popular thing to do with wine {Read More}