RECIPE: Hot Cocoa with Ancho Chiles and Spices

Is it cold enough for you? After all of this recent snow, a steaming cup of hot cocoa sure sounds good right about now, doesn’t it? Of course, Being Santa Feans, we think a touch of chile improves just about anything, including hot cocoa on a cold snowy day.

In keeping with this theory, check out this hot cocoa recipe from Bon Appetit that calls for ancho chile powder.  If you have ground New Mexican red chile on hand, feel free to experiment with our state’s favorite obsession to give your hot cocoa that quintessential New Mexican touch!