Easy Chai

What you need

  • 8 cardamom seeds
  • 8 cloves
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, sliced
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 tea bags
  • 8 teaspoons sugar or more, to taste

 

What you do

  1. Place cardamom seeds, cloves, and peppercorns in a re-sealable plastic bag and crush with a heavy skillet.
  2. Place the crushed spices in a medium saucepan, along with the cinnamon sticks, ginger, milk, and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add the tea bags, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes.
  3. Strain into four cups. To each cup, add 1 teaspoon sugar or more, to taste.

 

Magic Cocoa

 

What you need

  1. 1.5 gallon whole milk
  2. 12-oz. semisweet chocolate chips

What you do

  1. Heat milk over medium-low heat; don’t let it boil.
  2. Add about ¼ cup of semisweet chocolate chips to each of 8 mugs and fill them with the hot milk.
  3. Stir.

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