Saturday, July 23, 2016

Very Cherry Granita™

This is perfect for a hot summer day or anytime. 

2- 3 c. pitted sweet cherries
1 tsp. sugar or your favorite sweetener (optional) adjust amount needed 
4 - 6 c. water

Rinse, pit cherries and cut in half.

In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Mix well to dissolve sugar.  Add cherries. 

Boil for a few minutes. Reduce heat and set simmer for 15 - 30 min, stirring occasionally. Turn off stove, cover pan and let cool for 15 - 45 min.

Strain cherries and water through a sieve into a baking pan. 

Run a clean fork through cherry water. Cover with plastic wrap and place into freezer. Repeat process every 45 min until cherry water turns into a slush 3 - 8 hrs. 

Serves 4 - 6. 




Saturday, July 2, 2016

City Slicker Smores™

Summer is the time for camping, grilling, get togethers and bonfires.

S'mores play a highlight of these events. Even if you don't have access to a bonfire or grill, you can still enjoy this summertime treat.

Enjoy!

1 chocolate candy bar, regular or dark
4 large marshmallows
1 pack graham crackers


Break graham crackers in half. 

Break chocolate bar into pieces.

On a microwave safe plate, place 1 graham cracker. Place 1 marshmallow on cracker. 

Microwave on high for 5 - 10 seconds approx. Remove from microwave.

Top with chocolate and another graham cracker.  Repeat process with remaining marshmallows.

Serves 4 - 6.



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