During the winter, my bedroom is not dissimilar to the small, gravity-free, coffin-like spaces where the astronauts slumber. I put in ear-plugs, I cover all exposed flesh, I curl into a fetal position. I do everything I can to keep the cold at bay.
When I do venture forth from my makeshift Space-Shire, it is solely for nutrients. The foodstuffs I consume are meant to impart as much comfort as the nest wherein I sleep. This means I eat a lot of chocolate. Like, cliched-girl-going-through-a-breakup amounts. Then I ask everyone if I look fat. Then, for fun, I cry.
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Needless to say, I don't have a lot of time left when this is complete to
dedicate to stuff like "cooking". That's why this chocolate
pudding recipe is so ideal. Be you a child or an adult gibbering about
outer-space, this chocolate pudding recipe is awesome. It's
quick, easy, and most likely you've already got all the ingredients in your
'Easy Chocolate Pudding' Recipe Adapted from Taste of Home
- 6 Tablespoons Sugar
- 1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
- 2 Tablespoons Corn Starch
- 1 1/2 Cups Whole Milk
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
- Whipped Cream (Optional)
- Chocolate Shavings (Optional
- In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa and cornstarch.
- Gradually stir in milk until smooth.
- Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly.
- Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat
- "Stir" (like the very website you are on) in vanilla.
- Pour into two serving dishes.
- Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
- Garnish with whipped topping and shavings aplenty if so desired -- and you do. You desire so very much.
Yield: 2 servings.
Remember when George tried to market and sell pudding skin on Seinfeld? George. What a rascal. What is your favorite moment from Seinfeld?