When I was growing up, every summer my family and I would go to the Starlight theater, which was this outdoor theater in Balboa Park, San Diego. Before the play, we’d picnic on the grass, and after the play, we’d sip on Mexican Hot Chocolate that my mom had poured into thermoses. This was about the only time we’d drink this heavenly goodness–because it’s kind of a pain to make. Mexican Hot Chocolate comes in actual chocolate form (like a candy bar). You put it in the bottom of the pan, add the milk, and as the milk heats up and melts the chocolate, you insert a wooden “frother”, and move it between your palms to mix everything together. You can try shortcuts (i.e. microwave and spoon), but it’s really not that good. Until now.
I have a box of Mexican chocolate, which I was eyeing it the other day, wondering how I could make the task of cooking it a bit easier. Then it hit me– [Read more…] about Delish Dish: Mexican Hot Chocolate, the Easy Way