Saturday, July 27, 2019

Kahlua Pops

This is great for a summer treat or anytime.

I've use decaf coffee but you can use regular coffee if desired.

1 - 2 c. coffee
1/4 - 2 T. each: Kahlua, reduced fat milk, sugar (optional)

Brew coffee according to desired strength.

Turn coffee maker off and let cool.

Pour some of the coffee into 6 clean popsicle molds.

Spoon some sugar, milk and Kahlua into each of the popsicle molds.

Put posicle sticks and lid on the popscile molds and put them in the freezer until frozen.

When you're ready to serve, remove popsicles from freezer.

Warm popsicle molds underneath some hot water for a second to loosen the popsicles.

Serves 6.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Easy Daiquiris

Friday is Daquiri day.

This is an easy way to celebrate or for anytime, Salud!

4 - 6 oz. rum
1/2 - 1 T. Lime juice
1 - 2  T. sugar

In a cocktail shaker combine: ice, sugar, rum and lime juice.

Shake for 20 - 30 sec. 

Pour into chilled glasses.

Serves 4.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Buerre Blanc

This is perfect to celebrate Bastille Day or anytime.

2 - 3 T. butter
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
1/4 c. each: dry white wine or vermouth, shallots chopped

Peel, rinse and chop shallots.

Heat pan to medium heat. Lower heat to medium low. Add shallots, butter to pan.

Carefully add wine, salt, pepper. 

Cook for 4 - 7 min or until sauce is reduced.

Spoon sauce over fish or seafood.

Serves 4.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Strawberries And Cream Milkshake

This recipe was inspired by the Wimbledon tradition of serving strawberries and cream.

I've use fresh strawberries but you can use frozen if you like.

1 - 1  1/2 c. skim or low fat milk
1  c. strawberry ice cream
1/2 c. fresh or frozen strawberries 

Rinse, remove stems from strawberries and slice strawberries in half.

Combine: milk, strawberries and ice cream into blender.

Blend well for 20 - 40 seconds.

Serves 4.