You know the old saying…when life gives you lemons make limoncello! Or something like that. This is a fun, easy to make liquor. When it’s hot, we enjoy it on the rocks with some club soda poured over to make a fizzly adult beverage. Others like to store the bottle in the freezer and sip…
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It’s been awhile since I made something decadent with lots of whipped cream. As I’m a sucker for mocha I thought a coffee and hazelnut icebox cake inspired by Ina Garten would be a delicious finish to a meal.
The bloggers of I Heart Cooking Clubs have begun creating Ina Garten’s recipes. I’m looking forward to it, to be honest. I’m starting with this simple stovetop onion dip that is so much better than storebought you’ll want keep caramelized onions on hand so you can prepare it anytime!
I don’t know about you, but I prefer to use real vanilla when it’s called for in a recipe. Did you know it’s not that difficult to make your own vanilla extract? It’s as simple as putting vanilla beans in a bottle, covering them with alcohol and letting it steep for six weeks or so….
Before powdered drink mixes people refreshed themselves by adding fruit and sugar to water to make a punch. There’s lemonade for example or horchata and aguas frescas from Latin countries. In Eastern Europe they turn their surplus fruit into a refreshing drink called kompot.