Tag: Summer

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    How To Make Your Own Ice Cream Cake

    First you need a cake pan the shape of your ice cream cake.  If you are going to have actual cake between the layers of ice cream or vice versa, you will want a typical round or square cake pan and you need two sets, one for the ice cream and one for the cake.  […]

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    How To Mix Up Your Sangria Recipes

    To make sangria, you typically start with a basic red wine and then add chopped fruit, some sweetener, and a touch of brandy. The chopped fruit can be anything, including grapes, apples, oranges, peaches, melons of any variety, strawberries, blueberries, kiwis, or mangoes. The sweetener you add might be just a few tablespoons of regular […]

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    Enjoy Your Own Honey Vanilla Ice Cream!

    You need the following ingredients: 2 cups whole milk 1 7-inch vanilla bean, split lengthwise 6 egg yolks 1 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons honey 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups heavy cream In a medium saucepan, heat the milk and the vanilla bean until it begins to simmer. But do not let it come […]

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    What´s Better Than Something Refreshing On A Hot Summer day?

    Watermelon Sorbet Ingredients: ½ cup white sugar ¾ cup cold water 4 lb watermelon (seeded, chunks) 2 tablespoons juice (lemon, lime) Preparation: 1. Dissolve sugar and water in medium pot on a medium to high heat. Continue to stir until dissolved. Then simmer for five mins. Take off heat and bring to room temperature. Cover […]

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    Cool Off With a Mojito, a Manhattan, or a Pimm’s Cup

    Mojito To make a minty mojito, you need the following: 1/2 teaspoon confectioner’s sugar 1/2 lime, juiced 1 sprig fresh mint, crushed 1/2 cup crushed ice 2 fluid ounces white rum 4 fluid ounces carbonated water 1 sprig fresh mint, garnish In a highball glass, stir together the confectioner’s sugar and lime juice. Crush the […]

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    3 Summer Cocktails You Have To Know

    Margarita For four classic margaritas, you need: 1 (6 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate 6 fluid ounces tequila 2 fluid ounces triple sec Fill a blender with crushed ice, and then pour in all your ingredients. Blend until the ice is crushed and everything is smooth. Cut a lime wedge and run it around the […]

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    Impress Your Guests This Summer With A Nice Pisco Punch

    The first thing you need to make your pisco punch is gum syrup. This is an old-fashioned bar essential that combines sugar syrup blended with gum Arabic, the crystal sap of the acacia tree, which smoothes it out and adds body. You can make your own by slowly stirring 1 pound gum Arabic into a […]

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    Mix Up Your Summer Bar With A Sazerac, Piña Colada Or A Sidecar

    Sazerac A sazerac is one of the oldest cocktails around, and it is believed to have originated in New Orleans. To make this strong yet refreshing drink, you need: 1/4 teaspoon anise flavored liqueur 1/2 teaspoon white sugar 1 teaspoon water 2 dashes Peychaud bitters 1/4 cup rye whiskey 1 lemon twist, for garnish The […]