Saturday, November 21, 2020

Easy Vanilla Ice Cream for 4 Qt. Ice Cream Maker

3 cups sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
6 cups heavy whipping cream
3 cups milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients and mix well.
Pour into frozen ice cream maker canister.

Black Forest: Mix in 1/2 cup chocolate syrup and 1 can of pitted Bing cherries, drained and halved.
Chocolate Covered Peanuts: Mix in 1 1/2 cups chocolate syrup and chocolate-covered peanuts.
Cookies and Cream: Reduce sugar to 1 1/2 cups. Mix in 30 cream –filled sandwich cookies, broken in small pieces.
Orange-aide: Mix in 1 (12 oz.) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted.
Mint-Chocolate Chip: Replace vanilla extract with 1 teaspoon of mint extract. Add 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, 4 drops of green food coloring (optional) to mixture.
Peanut Butter: Mix in 2 cups of chunky peanut butter and mix well.
Chocolate Chip Walnut: Add 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate bits and 1 cup chopped walnuts;
Strawberry-Banana: Add in 6 mashed bananas and 1 quart coarsely chopped strawberries.
Double Almond Chocolate: Replace vanilla extract with almond extract. Add 6 ounces finally chopped semisweet chocolate squares and 2 cups chopped almonds to mixture.
Cookie Dough: Add 1 roll (18 ounces) refrigerated raw cookie dough, cut into small pieces, to mixture.
Banana Pudding: Add 1 cup mashed bananas x`nd 12 crushed vanilla wafers to cream mixture.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Alfredo Sauce

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 Tblsp minced garlic
1 1/2 - 2 cups heavy cream
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add the garlic to the butter and cook for 1 minute.
Whisk in the cream, salt, pepper, and cheese.
Bring mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat to med/low and simmer uncovered for 12-15 minutes or until thick, stirring often.

Makes 2 1/2 cups

Serving Ideas: with pasta, chicken, vegetables, and/or bread sticks.

Notes: I have never been able to get it thick enough with 2 cups heavy cream, so perhaps use 1.5 cups and if too thick, add the additional 1/2 cup. (Heather)

Recipe courtesy of Alison Robinson