Pear & Blue Cheese Ice Cream will knock your taste buds for a loop with the complex and unusual flavor combinations of this ice cream. By using our ice cream base, and adding blue cheese, pear preserves, dried apricots, and honey, you will create a delightful and pleasantly bold ice cream experience.
This Easy Vanilla Homemade Ice Cream Base is a no-cook, no-egg, no-stress recipe. It takes 2 minutes to make (the base, not the ice cream). Just add your favorite flavoring near the end of the churning and freeze. It’s time to pull out your ice cream maker and give yourself a treat. Find out the difference between egg and no-egg, cook and no-cook, homemade and semi-homemade ice creams, plus many flavoring ideas so you never have to run out of ice cream in your freezer.
Bloomsbury Garden Cocktail is a refreshing alcoholic drink brought to you from the Anchor & Den Bar during our trip to Grand Cayman. You can make this effervescently delightful drink and & impress your friends. Made with rosemary infused gin, elderflower liqueur, fig marmalade, and tonic water, this wonderful drink will be your new go-to cocktail.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars are made with L’Epicurien Wild Blackberry Preserve. This vegetarian recipe is a good source of energy for breakfast or a snack. Think PB&J sandwich + Energy Bars. If you are allergic to nuts, you can make them with 5 Seed Butter too.
Try our Monte Cristo Sandwich with Pumpkin Honey Mustard drizzled with some Mr. & Mrs. Greek Strawberry Jam for any combination of breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dessert. This was a lovely surprise and very easy recipe!
Fig Vodka Martini is a delightful, unique mixture of vodka, triple sec, apple and lime juices, and Navarino Icons Fig Marmalade, but you can use any high quality fig jam or marmalade. If you love figs, you will love this easy cocktail. If you don’t like figs, or think they don’t belong in cocktails, as did I, read on and give it a chance.
The Bloody Rose is what we are calling this Vodka Blood Orange Cranberry Martini which is a delicious fall cocktail drink made with vodka, blood orange liqueur, lime juice, rosewater, and a cranberry “jam” called Cranberries Cooked in Pays d’Oc Wine. You can use any gourmet cranberry preserve. Read on to learn more about blood orange and two other flavors I “pooh-poohed” and then had to take back my words once I tasted the recipe.
The Cherry Vinaigrette Dressing is fruity with Black Cherry Preserves combined with Pumpkin Honey Mustard and Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil that helps to create the perfect balance between sweetness and acidity. Great salad dressing for a salad with seasonal produce from the Autumn season.
Jalapeño Raspberry Glaze for Pork Chops is a quick and easy recipe you will definitely want handy. The contrasting flavors of the delicate sweet yet zesty zing of the raspberry pairs perfectly with the spicy kick of a jalapeno. When both flavors mingle with the natural juices of a piping hot pork chop, your taste buds will celebrate with every bite. Made with Pepperlane’s Raz-Pepper Preserves, this glaze also goes very well with chicken or steak.
Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream has a rich, fruity flavor from roasted strawberry puree with honey and a swirl of strawberry jam. The addition of white balsamic vinegar helps to reestablish the acidity and the ground black pepper plays up the fruitiness. For this ice cream recipe, we use the newest addition to the Spoonabilities shop: L’Epicurien Very Strawberry Preserve. This fantastic preserve is made with ripe red strawberries and 20% wild strawberries.