How to Silence a Self-Proclaimed 4 Y.O. Chocoholic
At the risk of turning the O-Dog into an Hispano/Celtic Augustus Gloop, I came across a recipe that'll guarantee the family blood will be flowing like toothpaste all winter. Hell, even the Fletch likes. It's the kind of shit you wish your parents would have let you have.
The O-Dog has had a long-standing love affair with cacao. As a two year-old, he'd amaze patrons at the local sweets shop as he would down a 32oz. cup of chocolate milkshake without taking his lips off of the straw. I used to love watching the plastic lid fog up with every breath he took. Little bro is toddling down that same path of addiction.
Anyway, throw this one on the stovetop to thwart that cabin fever.
2 Cups Half & Half
1 4oz. Bar of the serious shit chocolate
Heat up one of the cups of Half & Half until it boils; turn down heat and throw in the smashed up chocolate bar. Stir gently until the chocolate melts.
Add the other cup of Half & Half and crank up the heat.
Dilute a cup or two for the kiddies with milk, set yours aside and top it off with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper and some cinnamon.
Enjoy the 10 or so minutes of peace and quiet before they finish their beverages, the sugar kicks in and they go back to killing each other on the living room floor.