Thursday, June 24, 2021

Recipe To Help Surfside Fla

Prayers, thoughts for the families displaced after a building collapse in Surfside Fla.

The building collapsed in the early hrs. of the morning Thursday.

On the left side of the website are links under Pay It Forward.

Some organizations are helping familes.

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Celebrate Summer Float

Summer's almost here.

This is perfect to celebrate summer or anytime.

I've used sugar free Root Beer and sugar-free ice cream.

But you can regular root beer and  ice cream that you like.

6 c.  diatetic root beer
2 - 3 c. sugar free ice cream 

Put 4 tall glass mugs or glasses in freezer to chill for a few minutes.

Remove mugs from freezer and put two scoops of ice cream in the bottom of each mug.

Pour root beer over ice cream in each of the mugs.

Garnish glass with a straw.

Serves 4.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Pink Orchid

June's not only perfect for blooming flowers, but it's also a great month for get togethers.

This is perfect to enjoy on a June evening, brunch or anytime.

1 c. cranberry juice cocktail

4 - 6 oz. vodka
1/4 c. elderflower liquor
1 T. lemon juice
1/8 c. pre made simple syrup

Put 4 clean martini glasses in freezer to chill for 10 - 20 minutes.

Cut lemon in half, set aside.

For each cocktail:

Add 1 shot of vodka, ice, cranberry juice, elderflower liqueur, some of the simple syrup into shaker and squeeze some lemon into the cocktail shaker, shake for 10 - 20 sec.

Take glasses out of freezer. Strain cocktail into glasses.

Serves 4. 

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Garlic Butter

This is perfect for summer or anytime.

2 sticks unsalted butter
1 - 2 cloves: crushed, chopped garlic

Remove butter from refrigerator.  

Remove butter from wrapper and place in a clean bowl. 

Cut butter into chunks and let it soften to room temperature 1 - 3 hr.

Peel, crush, chop garlic.

Add garlic to butter.

Mash butter with a clean fork to mix well.

With clean hands place butter on wax paper. 

You can also use parchment paper as well. 

Roll butter in wrap to form a log.

 Secure the ends of butter log and place in refrigerator to set for a few hrs.

To serve: remove butter from refrigerator, unwrap butter from wrap, put on a butter dish and slice desired amount. 

Serves 16 (1 T).