Several of my art pieces I made as gifts have not worked out as I wanted, plus, I haven't even started looking for ideas for a Second Thursday Tutorial, which will be due in two days.
It's this time of year when we can become overwhelmed
and decorating. To get rid of those blahs, the best thing is
a double dose of chocolate!
This eclair that I got at the bakery is touted as being "New York Style." Since I've never had an eclair in New York, I will just have to take their word for it.
This, however, is my own blend of hot chocolate and it is so good, I could drink it all day long. Of course, if I did, I would be fatter than a hippo.
I start with Mexican chocolate I get at the specialty store, add Mexican vanilla, 1/2 and 1/2 (did I fail to mention this is not only decadent, but very fattening, too?) and cook on low heat in a double boiler until the chocolate is blended and the cocoa is hot. Once in your favorite mug, or cup, add a dollop of freshly whipped cream (please don't use that nasty hydrogenated oil whipped cream substitute) and an optional candy cane.
Drink it quickly before the candy cane melts and slides to the bottom of the cup (please don't ask how I know!).
Now it's your turn to share your drink related post. Any post is acceptable as long as you can relate it, in some way, back to a drink.
postcard, movie, fine art, poster art, sketches, digital, hybrid,
or traditional art, unique teapots, your garden, or
take us with you as you go
out and about. Photos do not have to be taken on Tuesday, but you
must link below (direct links only, please) to ensure Bleubeard, the "T"
gang, and I visit. Or drop by to say
hello and consider joining us for this weekly event this week or in the future. We'd
love to have you.
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Please check out my Previous Collaborations link above to see what projects I have been involved in over the past seven years. Current and ongoing projects only are shown below.
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