WARM UP Add sweetness to a chilly night with a cozy mug of Peace Meals’ white hot chocolate. (Photo: The Junior League of Houston)
From Peace Meals
4 cups (1 quart) whole milk
4 cups (1 quart) half-and-half
1 pound good quality white chocolate, chopped
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
8 to 10 cinnamon or peppermint sticks
Heat the milk and half-and-half in a saucepan over medium, stirring occasionally. Remove the pan from heat just before the mixture simmers. Add the white chocolate and stir until melted. Whisk in the vanilla; reheat as necessary. Ladle into individual mugs and garnish with a cinnamon or peppermint stick. Serves 8 to 10.