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150+ Tempting Homemade Ice Cream Recipes To Try. [Updated for 2012] Who doesn’t love homemade ice cream!

150+ Tempting Homemade Ice Cream Recipes To Try

This Recipe Hit List features a collection of various flavors and techniques to try…some with basic ingredients while others are surely restaurant-worthy. I’ve also included frozen yogurts, gelato and sorbets so there should be something here for everyone. 20. Cantaloupe Smoothie - 23 Smoothies That Aid in Weight Loss … Jolly Rancher Vodka Tutorial. Skittles Vodka Party Favors. Isn’t that just what you always want to see when you come to a blog?

Skittles Vodka Party Favors

Rainbow alcohol. Absolutely (pun intended)! Skittles Vodka is great like that. With New Year’s Eve coming up, everyone is looking for ideas for their party. One party I had in college was a “Taste the Rainbow” party. Spicy Sausage, Barley, and Mushroom Stew. Beatriz Dacosta Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 cups thinly sliced onion 8 ounces spicy turkey Italian sausage 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup sliced carrot 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bay leaf 5 cups thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps (about 1/2 pound mushrooms) 1 1/2 cups chopped portobello mushroom 1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley 3 (15.75-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons brandy 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley Preparation Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat.

Spicy Sausage, Barley, and Mushroom Stew

Pancetta and Chickpea Soup. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 ounces thinly sliced pancetta 1 yellow onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 (16-ounce) can peeled tomatoes (with juice) 1 (15.5-ounce) can no-salt-added chickpeas, rinsed and drained 2 cups lower-sodium vegetable broth 8 ounces fregola pasta (or Israeli couscous) Olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped parsley 1/8 teaspoon pepper Preparation Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat; add 2 tablespoons olive oil to pan.

Pancetta and Chickpea Soup

Add pancetta; cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Add diced onion; cook until soft, about 5-7 minutes. Ravioli With Tomatoes, White Beans, and Escarole. Leigh Beisch Ingredients 1 (9-ounce) package fresh four-cheese ravioli 1 (15- to 16-ounce) can Great Northern or navy beans, rinsed and drained 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper 6 cups chopped fresh escarole or spinach 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated Asiago cheese Preparation 1.

Ravioli With Tomatoes, White Beans, and Escarole

Gingery Lentil Soup. Broccoli Salad with Sesame Dressing and Cashews. Home»Recipes» Broccoli Salad with Sesame Dressing and Cashews Leigh Beisch Ingredients 1 large bunch broccoli rabe, woody ends trimmed 2 heads broccoli 1 tablespoon sultana (golden) raisins, chopped 1/4 cup coarsely chopped salted cashews 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 tablespoons seasoned rice-wine vinegar 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced or pressed through a garlic press Large pinch cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted.

Broccoli Salad with Sesame Dressing and Cashews

Dark Chocolate & Oat Clusters. Jim Bathie Ingredients 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats Preparation 1.

Dark Chocolate & Oat Clusters

Spiced Black Bean Hummus with Marinated Peaches. Quentin Bacon Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 garlic clove 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce 1 large lemon 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 firm ripe avocado Sea salt 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon chopped parsley 1 ripe large peach Freshly baked pita chips Preparation.

Spiced Black Bean Hummus with Marinated Peaches

Peanut Butter Pancakes. My husband’s 23rd birthday was yesterday, but as he’s all grown up now, he still had to go into work.

Peanut Butter Pancakes

I figured that I’d brighten his morning a bit with two of his favorite things: peanut butter and pancakes. We woke up and while he showered and got ready for work, I whipped these up. It was quite easy and the result was fantastic. They weren’t overly peanut butter-y or too sweet, but instead, a perfect combination of peanut butter to match with the plain pancakes and the sweet syrup. The batter is a bit thicker than normal, due to the peanut butter, so I made my pancakes a bit smaller so they would have time to cook through without burning. Make Your Own Coffee Syrup (Gift Idea)

Do you have any coffee lovers on your holiday gift list this year?

Make Your Own Coffee Syrup (Gift Idea)

(If not, feel free to go ahead and put me on your list!) This is a cute little idea for making your own flavored coffee syrups that you can use at home to take your morning cup of joe to the next level. If you are making these as a gift I highly recommend making 2-3 flavors. Food Coma. Cauliflower with almonds, raisins and capers. Look, I know what most of you out there: “How on earth is she cooking with a newborn to take care of?” And that, quite possibly, one of two scenarios might be going through your head. One is that I am SuperDeb, a mutant human with cooking, sleep-deprivation-handling and time management superpowers, sweeping around my tiny apartment and even tinier kitchen in my Smitten Kitchen cape, trying to make all the other barely-holding-it-together new mamas look bad.

Another scenario would be closer to something that you’d hear about on the evening network news scare report: Maybe Deb is a Bad Mother! Maybe little Jacob is crying and neglected while his mother selfishly pursues her cooking interests! You can practically hear viewers clucking their tongues in dismay for miles. Dijon-braised brussels sprouts. Is there anything so dull as a brussels sprouts recipe just days after the brussels sprout-ing-est holiday of the year? No? Phew.