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Showing posts from June, 2017

Chocolate Mousse Ice Cream #IceCreamSocial

Sue of Palatable Pastime invited us to join her for an ice cream social today. "Join in for a fun posting with frozen treats of any kind, such as ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato,sorbets, ices, affogatos, malts and shakes, ice cream cakes, ice cream pies, ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, popsicles, what have you," she wrote. 'Tis the season. Here are the what the other cool gals are bringing to the #IceCreamSocial... Chocolate Mousse Ice Cream by Culinary Adventures with Camilla Cowtipper Shake by Jolene's Recipe Journal Easy Nutella Popsicles by All That's Jas Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream by Amy's Cooking Adventures No Churn Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks Old Fashioned Cola Float by Family Around the Table Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip No Churn Ice Cream by Cooking with Carlee Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream by Red Cottage Chronicles Sour Cherry Ice Cream with Chocolate Chunks by A Day in the Life on the Far

Quick Summer Dinner: Salumi, Formaggi, e Amarone #ItalianFWT

Here we are at the July edition of the Italian Food Wine & Travel group. This month, we're thinking, writing about, and pouring Italian Summer wines.  #ItalianFWT Join my fellow wine bloggers as they share more Italian wines for you to indulge in this summer. Also, join us live on Twitter this Saturday July 1st at 11am EST at #ItalianFWT.  See you then!  Gwendolyn of  Wine Predator  shared  Our New Favorite Summer Italian Wine: Lambrusco! Camilla of  Culinary Adventures with Camilla  posted   Quick Summer Dinner: Salumi, Formaggi, e Amarone Jill at  L'Occasion  wrote about   Fresh Wines from Umbria and Lazio Lauren at  Swirling Dervish  uncorked   Verdicchio and Vermentino - Italian White Wines Perfect for Summer Jen of  Vino Travels  posted  Italian Red Wines to Enjoy in the Summer While summer time is much more relaxed in terms of schedules, days are longer and sometimes we'll head to the beach to walk an

Red, White, and Blue Scones #July4Recipes

July 4th, 1776 is the date the Second Continental Congress adopted The United States' Declaration of Independence effectively ending British rule. Now we celebrate our independence each year on July 4th with fireworks, picnics, parades and backyard barbecues across our nation. Join these 11 bloggers as we celebrate and share some patriotic themed recipes! Thanks to Ellen of Family Around the Table for organizing this. Apple Slab Pie by Palatable Pastime Berry Phyllo Cups with Lemon Cheesecake Cream by Caroline’s Cooking Best Fruit Kabobs by Feeding Big Patriotic Cupcakes by Family Around The Table Red Velvet Dulce de Leche Poke Cake by Frugal Pantry Red, White and Blue Berry Macaron by A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures Red, White and Blue Bundt by A Day In The Life On The Farm Red, White & Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks Red, White & Blue Nachos by Amy’s Cooking Adventures Red, White and Blue Scones by Culinary Adventures

We're More of an Umlaut-Kinda Family #FoodieReads

As I happily continue with my  Foodie Reads Challenge , I am sharing  The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street  by Susan Jane Gilman as my third, and probably final, June read .* I might be able to squeeze in one more book this month. Maybe.  In any case, I had a gift certificate to a local bookstore (yes, we still have one!) from Christmas and this one caught my eye. We love ice cream and I thought this might be a nice novel wrapped around one of our favorite summer treats. I took it with me this past weekend. So, while the boys splashed in the pool at the hotel, I raced through this book. On the Page... The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street  spans seven decades, following Malva Treynovsky from when she and her family immigrate to the United States in 1913 from Russia to her transformation to Lillian Maria Dinello and, finally, her ascension to Ice Cream Queen status as Lillian Dunkle.  This really is a rags to riches tale about a young immigrant who is struck by an ic

Warming Up to Arctic Zero #MomsMeet #Sponsored

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of  Moms Meet .  I received complimentary product for the purpose of review, but all opinions are honest and they are my own. Compensation for this post was provided and this page may contain affiliate links. Two things I want to say before I start: First, we are huge ice cream fans. in we plan stops on road trips based on what towns have good ice cream parlors. It doesn't matter if it's the middle of winter or it's ten o'clock at night, we'll stop for ice cream if there's a good spot! Second, I have tried Arctic Zero Fit Frozen Dessert Pints before and was not completely sold on the idea. But  when  the opportunity arose - through my association with  Moms Meet  - to try Arctic Zero again, I agreed.  About Arctic Zero... Based in San Diego, California, Greg Holtman was inspired to create Arctic Zero for his mom, a Type 1 diabetic. His family has always loved desserts and swee

Egyptian Mint Limeade #EatLikeAnEgyptian

Welcome to #EatLikeAnEgyptian! Today we are having fun exploring our favorite Egyptian cuisine recipes to commemorate the holiday of Eid-el-Fitr, which begins at sundown. Thanks to Sue - of Palatable Pastime  - for coordinating the event! Aish Baladi  from Karen’s Kitchen Stories Baklava  from All That’s Jas Egyptian Feta Spread  from Cooking with Carlee Egyptian Mint Limeade  from Culinary Adventures with Camilla Ful Medames  from Caroline’s Cooking Lahma Bil Basal  from A Day in the Life on the Farm Macaroni Bechamel  from Palatable Pastime Many years ago - actually more than seven years ago from looking at the ticket photo - my boys were fascinated by the ancient Egyptians. We read books about them and watched documentaries about them. Oddly, I think I remember going to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose when I was about that same age.  And it just so happened that the Tutankhamun exhibit landed in San Francisco that year...just in time for D's 6th b

All of the #InspiredbyNature Progressive Summer Potluck Recipes #sponsored

Every now and then, a sponsor approaches me with an idea that just makes my little foodie heart jump with glee. When Charles Viancin enlisted my help to help them reveal some of their new Summer products, I gathered a few of my favorite bloggers to celebrate the Summer Equinox with a progressive potluck.  With the help of Charles Viancin, we set a lovely summery table for you. And the Republic of Tea added to the fun with one of their brand-new iced teas, the Organic Black Currant Rosemary Large Iced Tea Pouches . Some of us have incorporated that into our recipes as well. The Bloghop Schedule...    If you didn't follow along as we shared recipes for a delicious, five-course meal, or even if you have, you'll find all of the yummy links here. The bloggers shared recipes, posted their thoughts about the Charles Viancin product, and are providing the chance for readers to win a prize package from our sponsor. Read about their drinkware line , the air-tight lid