Sunday, May 24, 2015

Patriotic Panna Cotta for #SundaySupper

I love celebrating with red, white and blue during the summer. From the invitations, to the decor, from the flowers to the tablescape, red, white and blue is the color of summer. Which makes this Red, White and Blue Panna Cotta the perfect summer party dessert!

Patriotic Panna Cotta
1 teaspoon unflavored Gelatin
1 tablespoon cold Water
2/3 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
2/3 cup Vitamin D Milk
1/3 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 cup fresh Blueberries
2 cups fresh Strawberries
4 medium Shot Glasses

Place water in a small bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over water.
Set aside.

Use a heavy saucepan to heat your milk, heavy cream,
sugar and vanilla to a simmer. Stir until your sugar is 
completely dissolved.

 Remove pan from heat. Use a whisk to stir in the 
gelatin until it is dissolved.

 Wash, and then chop strawberries into small pieces.

Wash blueberries. Take off any stems.

Place an assortment of both fruits in the bottom
of each shot glass.

Pour milk and cream mix in to glasses. Refrigerate
for at least 2 hours for the mix to set up.

Top each glass with more blueberries and strawberries.

Enjoy! and Happy Memorial Day!

Check out what everyone from #SundaySupper made today to celebrate the Red, White and Blue!

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Celebrate It Link Party!

Welcome to Celebrate It!
I am so glad you stopped by!
Link up what you have been busy creating!
Then we will share it with everyone we can!!

Share with us how you are celebrating
Memorial Day, the End of the School Year, 
Father's Day, Birthdays, Weddings, Summer Parties,
Graduations, Proms, and all the everyday life events
that we celebrate like Birthdays, cooking a great meal,
grilling outside with friends, watching a ball game,
and all the fun stuff you do everyday !

We want to celebrate with you!

Here are some faves from last week:
DIY Rosey Tinted Lip Balm

Tips for Saving Money at the Grocery

Chocolate Donuts

As you are linking up, try and visit some of the other party links.
It's such fun to see what everyone is creating and
 maybe you will find someone new to follow!

By linking up, you are giving The Freshman Cook permission
 to feature your post on social media and our blog using a photo, title, and link to your site.
 You may be sent an email reminder about this party.
 Proper credit and links will be given to you!

Look for your link ups on the Pinterest  page for Celebrate It!, and on Twitter.

Nutty Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake/#BundtBakers

I would like to introduce the Nutty Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake! Today we are celebrating "Rocky Road" with our #BundtBakers bundt cakes and I thought I would take rocky road up a notch by adding banana, drizzled chocolate and toasted marshmallows! 

 Nutty Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Round~Up of Red, White and Blue Treats

This round up of Red, White and Blue Treats has a little bit of something for everyone! I love red, white and blue treats all year round, but they are especially fun to celebrate with during the summertime.  With Memorial Day coming up this week, and the Fourth of July, mid summer, I hope you will find something you can use to help you celebrate in style! Have Fun!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Red, White & Blue Pretzel Treats

How do you celebrate Memorial Day? We celebrate with swimming, family, friends and food. Lots and lots of food!  One of the treats on our menu this year ~ these Red, White and Blue Pretzel Treats! They are fun to put together, easy to make, and you might just have everything you need already in your pantry! Ready? Let's get started!

Red, White and Blue Pretzel Treats

Red, White & Blue Pretzel Treats


Sunday, May 10, 2015

Pavlova for #SundaySupper

Happy Mother's Day!
Did you know that Pavlova is perfect for your Mother's Day dessert?
What is Pavlova?
 It is a dessert baked with meringue and filled with fruit.
It is just the most incredible dish! You start with meringue that you bake in a circle. Then you fill the top with fresh fruit. There are lots of recipes, but this Pavlova recipe has the added deliciousness of a bed of lemon curd that tops the meringue and gives the fruit a place to nest.

If you have never had Pavlova, you will want to try it. It is fancy, decadent, creamy and refreshing. It is a challenge to make. The humidity does not play well with the meringue, which resulted in me having to make the meringue twice. Even the second time the meringue cracked, but it was usable, and although not as perfect as I would have liked, I hate to waste, so I went with it. And it was great!

pavlova, lemon curd, fresh fruit, dessert

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Cheeseburger in Paradise/#FoodieExtravaganza

What is a cheeseburger in paradise? Well, for me, it is a cheeseburger that I made myself. It's grilled  outside on the grill and it is topped with tropical goodness. It is eaten on the backyard porch, because that is my paradise! I stuffed my ground chuck burger with little chunks of pineapple and mango. Then I topped it with manchego cheese and fruit sauce. If you are not in paradise, you will be when you eat this!

cheeseburger, paradise, tropical sauce, manchego cheese
Paradise Cheeseburger