Warm & Cozy: 14 Tips, Ideas and Recipes for the Ultimate Hot Chocolate

It's hot cocoa season. Can you feel it? There's a chill in the air, holiday lights twinkling outside, wool socks snuggled on your feet, and the only thing missing is a mug of rich, creamy, homemade hot chocolate. If you're looking for some new ways to enjoy one of winter's best beverages — tea-infused hot chocolate? hot chocolate and whiskey? — we have some recipes and tips to see you through the season.


Malted Cocoa Mix from Alton Brown


What's your favorite way to make hot chocolate?

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