A good party drink that will have people coming back for more, and a delightful non-alcoholic choice for drivers. For more mocktail and homemade entertaining recipes including Kittypaws, Delightful Holiday Cranberry Eggnog, Delicious Pink Lady Mocktail, Tomato Ice Cream, Herbal Holiday Punch, homemade cream cheese, homemade Boursin cheese, etc, go to betweenclosefriends.com blog, under the [...]
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Molded tomato ice cream—This is an unique flavoured ice cream, and will be the talk of the party! It is best presented molded into the approximate shape of a tomato, garnished with large mint leaves at the base, a sprig on top to resemble tomato leaves and the stem, then served accompanied with other fruits. [...]
In the days of the early Manhattan settlers, cocktails were literally the tail feathers of cocks, dipped in a pimento concoction then used to tickle men’s throats to entice them to drink. When most people think of cocktails today, they think of various mixed drinks made with liquor. But, all cocktails aren’t necessarily made with [...]
Any hard cheese or blue-veined cheese can be potted.
When sealed with a clarified butter, a potted cheese will keep for a long time if stored in a cool pantry. If you store it in the refrigerator, make sure that you cover it with foil as well as the clarified butter to preserve it and keep [...]
Liptauer Cheese is an appetizer dip: a soft, smooth and creamy mixture to be scooped up on crackers, potato chips, pretzels, bread or raw vegetable slices. It is easy to make, simple to serve, and has an excellent flavour.
Because refrigeration hardens this cheese, it needs to be taken out of the fridge and allowed to [...]
This Wild Garlic and Thyme Cheese is a delightfully tasty spread, especially if you are a garlic fan. You may wish to experiment by substituting lemon thyme in place of wild thyme, yielding a refreshingly light tasting garlicy cheese.
3 finely chopped wild garlic leaves
1 T finely chopped wild thyme
Approximately 6 oz (¾ cup) milk [...]
How to make Stuffed Nasturtiums
There is nothing prettier or tastier than these brilliantly coloured flowers stuffed with this tantalizing blend and served on a silver platter as appetizers when entertaining at home. Your guests will be surprised by your floral expertise and rewarded with this mouth-watering palate-pleasing treat! If you choose to also include your [...]
There are so many wonderful and traditional shortbread cookies out there. I was always trying to find one special recipe that worked everytime for years…………..then I tasted these melt-in-your-mouth cookies my son’s best friend’s mother had made for him. Had to have the recipe!!!! Now, for the last 15 years, this recipe has never [...]
Cream Cheeses have to be one of the most versatile and delectable of all the homemade cheeses! It can be eaten alone, spread on toast, crackers or bread, or seasoned either with your garden fresh savory or sweet herbs and spices. In addition to all this, it stands head above all others when combined with [...]
This fresh and light Geranium and Lemon Cream Cheese is especially good spread over your best homemade carrot cake! (A simple how-to recipe for homemade cream cheese is included on the betweenclosefriends.com blog under the ‘Recipe’ Category, as well as how to make other varieties of cheeses, and interesting recipes.) This version of Geranium and [...]