"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
1/4 c. crisco 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 c. cocoa 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/3 c. milk 3 1/2 c. sifted powdered sugar
In saucepan, melt crisco. Remove from heat. Stir in cocoa and salt. Mix in milk and vanilla. Put sugar into mixing bown and add cocoa mixture. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add more milk if needed for good spreading consistency.
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