JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Greek Yogurt Pops & New Chobani Smooth Yogurt

Why buy yogurt pops when it’s so easy to make these (photo #1), with a recipe from Chobani? You can use any berries you like, plus nonfat/0% fat Greek yogurt (photo #2). Blueberries and strawberries are brighter in color for red, white and blue pops. But vary the berries or use stone fruits (cherries, peaches,… Continue reading “JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Greek Yogurt Pops & New Chobani Smooth Yogurt”

TIP OF THE DAY: Frosé, Frozen Rosé Wine For Cocktails Or Dessert

[1] Frosé granita. [2] Frosé with ice cream (both photos courtesy Kim Crawford).   Call it a cocktail or call it dessert: We have long enjoyed a frozen rosé cocktail by scooping some sherbet in a glass and topping it off with sparkling wine or still or sparkling rosé. A couple of years ago, some… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Frosé, Frozen Rosé Wine For Cocktails Or Dessert”

RECIPES: Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake & Stout Pops, Chocolate Stout Float & The History Of Stout

Here are two fun, warm-day dessert recipes for the beer crowd, using stout. The history of stout is below, but let’s hop right to the recipes. Any stout pairs deliciously with anything chocolate. And chocolate stout (photo #1) pairs even better. RECIPE #1: FROZEN CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE STOUT POPS We are the Will Rogers of cheesecake:… Continue reading “RECIPES: Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake & Stout Pops, Chocolate Stout Float & The History Of Stout”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Fantasy Ice Cream Pie

One of the easiest yet impressive desserts you can make make is an ice cream pie. In its quickest form, you buy a cookie crumb pie crust, a quart of ice cream and a jar of dessert sauce. Press the softened ice cream into the crust, freeze, garnish and serve. Have a few extra minutes?… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Fantasy Ice Cream Pie”

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Patriotic Ice Pops

[1] Patriotic ice pops for July 4th (photo courtesy Zulka minimally processed sugars). [2] If you’re buying new molds, we prefer “groovy” ones like this style, from Tovolo. The pop is bluebery-yogurt; hence, a lighter color than the pure, puréed berries in photo #1. [3] No molds? Use a loaf plan and slice the pops!… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Patriotic Ice Pops”