A heat advisory is in effect all around the Chicago area Monday. Highs are expected to be in the mid 90s, but it could feel as hot as 110 degrees. Gino Izzi, with the National Weather Service, said there's a chance of rain Monday, but it's not going to be the worst of the heat this week."
While we usually reserve this space to recommend things we think are worth eating, this week, we're turning to a favorite cold-weather remedy that's drinkable: hot chocolate. As a kid, my experience was limited to Swiss Miss (with water, thanks Mom).