“Chocolate Caramels” “Fare for Friends” – Cookbook 2 cups white sugar 2 cups 10 % cream 1 cup corn syrup ½ teaspoon salt 2 squares (each 1 oz./28 g.) unsweetened chocolate 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla In a large saucepan, mix sugar, 1 cup cream, syrup, salt and chocolate. Bring to a… Continue reading “Chocolate Caramels” by “Fare for Friends”
“Pomegranate Squeeze” Book – “Juices” by “Elsa Petersen-Schepelern” 3 pomegranates 1 orange (optional) 1 tablespoon grenadine (optional) Serves 1 Cut the pomegranates in half around the middle. Using a lemon squeezer, squeeze the juice from the pomegranates and orange. Add grenadine, if using then serve over ice.
“Minty Ginger Granny Smith” Book – “Juices” by “Elsa Petersen-Schepelern” 4 Granny Smiths, cored but not peeled, then cut into chunks a chunk of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 4-8 sprigs of mint 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (optional) Serves 1 Push half the apples through the tube, then… Continue reading “Minty Ginger Granny Smith”
“Hot Lemon Tea with Honey” Book – “Juices” by “Elsa Petersen-Schepelern” 1 unwaxed lemon 1 pot of tea 1 tablespoon honey Serves 1 Cut 2 slices off the lemon and squeeze the juice from the rest. Put the honey and sliced lemon in a large mug, add the lemon juice, then top with tea. Stir… Continue reading “Hot Lemon Tea with Honey”
“Iced Lime Tea” Book – “Juices” by “Elsa Petersen-Schepelern” 4 cups freshly made tea, lightly brewed sugar, to taste 1-2 unwaxed limes, finely sliced ice cubes mineral water, lemonade, or gingerale Serves 4 Strain the tea, stir in the sugar, then cool and chill. Put sliced limes in a pitcher, then half-fill it… Continue reading “Iced Lime Tea”
“Pink Mint-julep” by “Herbal Teas” by Richard Craze 1 Tbsp. light-brown sugar (or white sugar for a more delicate color) 2-1/2 cups boiling water 4 sprigs of mint 1 cup black currants, fresh or frozen Dissolve the sugar in the water. Add the mint and black currants and mash the black currants partially… Continue reading “Pink Mint-julep”
“Tomato and parsley sling” by “Herbal Teas” by Richard Craze 2-1/2 cups tomato (or mixed vegetable) juice 1 small bunch parsley Worcestershire (or soy) sauce to taste Put the tomato or vegetable juice and parsley in a blender or food processor and blend. Pour over ice, and season with Worcestershire or soy sauce… Continue reading “Tomato and parsley sling”