Showing posts with label good taste. Show all posts
Showing posts with label good taste. Show all posts

Thursday, July 24, 2014

GOOD TASTE: A Rainbow of Granita Recipes

1-Granita Round Up


Every July 11th or 7/11, the 7-Eleven Convenience Stores give away free Slurpees. Have you ever had a Slurpee? They’re a frozen, icy, sugary beverage that tastes so good on a hot day. I didn’t get my free Slurpee this year which made me sad. So I started thinking about how I could easily make something similar. Have you heard of Granita? It’s a fancy Slurpee! Doesn’t Granita sound better than Slurpee? Actually, a Granita is better than a Slurpee and as I was checking out granita ideas, I realized that you can pretty much make them in a rainbow of colors and flavors.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Pomegranate Blueberry Ice | Pomegranate Ice Part 3

Pomegranate Blueberry Ice by homework | carolynshomework.com Hello friends! This is the third in my pomegranate series or pomegranate mania! You can see my Lemonade Pomegranate Ice here and my Pomegranate Mini Ice Cubes here. This one is my favorite and would be perfect for any upcoming patriotic festivities.

Monday, June 2, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Pomegranate Mini Ice Cubes | Pomegranate Ice Part 2

Pomegranate Mini Ice Cubes via homework  | carolynshomework
Hello friends! Last week I shared some super refreshing pomegranate lemonade ice cubes and today in part 2 of my pomegranate series I’ve made some Pomegranate Mini Ice Cubes.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Lemonade Pomegranate Ice

Pomegranate Lemonade Ice via homework  carolynshomework (5)It’s pomegranate season here and I love stocking up and using this beautiful fruit in new and fun ways. This time I made some lemonade pomegranate ice.


Monday, May 19, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Old Fashioned Lemon Bars and other Lemony Goodies

Old Fashioned Lemon Squares via homework | carolynshomework.com

The other day I made these lemon bars. Not key lime, or coconut, or raspberry lemon bars. The old fashioned lemon square recipe that has been in my recipe box for decades.

Monday, April 28, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Homemade Carrot & Banana Dog Biscuits

Homemade Carrot & Banana Dog Biscuits via homework | carolynshomework.com  This is another project that I’ve wanting to make for some time now. I’m trying to give our dog Sammy some healthier treats. She’s getting older and getting less exercise – just like me!



Thursday, April 17, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Introducing Graeter’s New Ice Cream

Graeter's Ice Cream - Gelator & A Little Less Indulgent | homework

It’s a messy job but somebody’s got to do it! Some days I’m cleaning up glue and glitter and other days, ice cream scoops. I think sampling and taking pictures of ice cream might be one of my favorite ways to spend the day.

Monday, January 20, 2014

GOOD TASTE: homemade candy round up {valentine’s day}

25 Homemade Candy Recipes for Valentines Day via homework | carolynshomework.comI know we just wrapped up the holidays and I’m only on day two of my post-holiday diet but Valentine’s Day is coming up. And what would Valentine’s Day be without candy? I’ve rounded up 25 beautiful homemade candy recipes for you. There’s something for eveyone: sweet pastels, dark chocolate, fudge, bark and gummies.

Take a look at all of the beautiful “eye-candy”. You can click through to the original posts for the recipes.

ENJOY

Monday, January 6, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Leftover Candy Cane Sugar Cubes

Leftover Candy Cane Sugar Cubes via homework | carolynshomework.com
I’m resharing this post from a few years ago because it’s such a handy after-the-holidays idea if you happen to have leftover candy canes.



Monday, December 23, 2013

GOOD TASTE: Christmas Cookie Round up

Christmas Cookie Round Up via homework | carolynshomework.comThere’s only a few days left until Christmas but if you’re in the baking mood, I have a round up of 26 fantastic cookie recipes that some blogger friends shared with me. These are all of their best recipes, some passed down from generations and some fun and some simple. There is something for everyone. Take a look and click through to the original post to find the recipes.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

GOOD TASTE: Holiday Sweets at P.F. Changs

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of P.F. Changs for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

165431_10151580879865575_1540174752_nThere’s a reason that P.F. Chang’s sells 8,250,000 Lettuce Wraps per year. They are good! Have you ever been to P.F. Changs? It’s one of my favorite restaurants and definitely my favorite for Asian cuisine.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

GOOD TASTE: 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Leftover Round Up

Happy Thanksgiving to my U.S. friends! Whether you live in the United States or not, these Thanksgiving leftover ideas will come in handy at some point.

Enjoy the day, don’t eat too much (yeah, right…) and file these recipes away so that you can enjoy the leftovers in a unique way!

15 Unique Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas compiled by homework | carolynshomework.com

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

GOOD TASTE: Peanut Butter Cookie Cups with Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Cookie Tart with Salted Caramel Ice Cream via homework | carolynshomework.com There are some days when I count my blessing even more than others. Like days when I get to to come up with a recipe using ice cream that was sent to me. Not just any old ice cream but Graeter’s ice cream. It’s my absolute favorite brand of ice cream. Graeter’s still makes their ice cream in a French Pot two gallons at a time and it’s rich and creamy and oh-so good.


Saturday, November 16, 2013

GOOD TASTE: Bolthouse Farms Juice

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bolthouse Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Bolthouse Farms Juice via homework | carolynshomework.comDo you like smoothies? They are so good and so good for you. I love a fresh smoothie but frankly, I don’t always have all the fresh fruit ingredients to make one. I mean, sometimes all I have left at the end of the week is one sad brown banana and that wouldn’t make a very fun smoothie. Plus, I don’t always have time to break out the blender.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

GOOD TASTE: cranberry relish crostini

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Cranberry Relish Crostini via homeworkAre you as excited about the tastes of Thanksgiving as I am? In anticipation, I’m trying out some new recipes and I thought this cranberry relish, cream cheese & turkey crostini would be a perfect Thanksgiving appetizer or even a Thanksgiving leftovers idea.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

GOOD TASTE: Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving recipes via homework | carolynshomework.comI had to shuffle my schedule around and the project that I was going to share with you today isn’t quite ready. But since I was meal planning with my mother for our Thanksgiving dinner and going through my recipes, I’d thought I’d share some of our favorites with you. Some of these make a regular appearance on our Thanksgiving table. The spinach apple & glazed pecan salad, cranberry conserve, cheesecake bars and pecan mini tarts are always requested. A few others are new recipes that are also perfect for Thanksgiving.


Monday, November 4, 2013

GOOD TASTE: cooking with leftovers {cook once, eat twice}

Food Images via homework | carolynshomework.comI really do love cooking. I especially love the satisfaction of making something yummy and presenting it as a pretty dish. Except in real life…  The images above are all dishes that I prepared for this blog. In real life, I rarely have time to to make it extra pretty. The schedules of work, school, activities, responsibilities and obligations collide every day and leave little time for meal prep.

Don’t get me wrong – I cook almost every night but it’s taken me years to be able to multi task my meal prep and not waste food by using leftovers. Now I usually cook three times a week and reinvent the dish for three additional dinners.

Monday, October 21, 2013

GOOD TASTE: b&w rice balls {onigiri}

B&W Rice Balls for Halloween or anytime via homework | carolynshomework.comAround this time of year it becomes sweet treat overload at our house. Between the Halloween haul, fall pies and desserts and holiday cookie baking it quickly becomes a sugar snack high all day long.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: Turning Leaf refresh

Turning Leaf Refresh Wine Review via homework | carolynshomework.com
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I love trying new things and this Refresh Turning Leaf wine that I just tried is perfect for year round celebrations and a great alternative for fall gatherings.