Simply Memorable Hot Cocoa Mix


  • 20- to 22-quart size of powdered milk
  • 22-ounce container of powdered Coffeemate creamer
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • 4 pounds of Nestlé’s powdered hot cocoa mix

Combine all ingredients, mixing thoroughly. Store in airtight containers. To enjoy the hot cocoa: Fill a mug half full with the mixture. Add hot water and stir. This recipe makes enough to serve a family of four with plenty left over to package as gifts. 

Chris Wilson, Corporate Chef for Market Street.

Chris Wilson’s Turkey Taco Soup


  • 6 pounds of lean ground turkey
  • 1.25-ounce packet of your favorite taco seasoning
  • 2 quarts of water
  • 3 tablespoons of beef base
  • 2 cans of ranch-style beans (drained, 15.25-ounce can)
  • 2 cans of pinto beans (drained, 15-ounce can)
  • 2 cans of whole kernel corn (drained, 15.25-ounce can)
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes in juice (1 pound, 12 ounce)
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes with green chilies (10 ounce)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Your favorite tortilla chips
  • Shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Brown ground turkey in a large stock pot over medium high heat. Drain off excess grease. Add all the remaining ingredients, stir, and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes. To serve, top with tortilla chips and shredded cheddar cheese. (Makes one large stock pot.)