Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

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With the weather getting nicer and summer almost here I had the urge to make lemonade this past weekend. I first learned to make lemonade out of necessity when I lived in England. To the English lemonade is a lemon flavored soda and not the refreshing summer drink we know in America. This recipe is simple but takes a bit of work to juice the lemons. To make the job easier I would highly recommend buying a hand held lemon press. This drink is very refreshing and hits the spot on any warm summer day. Drink it by itself or mix it with some iced tea to make up a nice Arnold Palmer. Enjoy!

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

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Cantaloupe Sherbert

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With summer approaching I have been looking for a light refreshing dessert. I came across this recipe in cooking light magazine and gave it a try. This dessert is perfect for a hot day. It tastes like a cold sweet cantaloupe. When I first tried this sherbert I was surprised with how refreshing the sherbert turned out. This dessert will become a staple throughout the summer. Take advantage of the fresh cantaloupes at you local grocery store and give this recipe a try. Enjoy!

Cantaloupe Sherbert

Egg Bagels

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This morning, after digging out from the snow last night, I decided to take a stab at making bagels. I chose to try a basic egg bagel recipe that I put together from a few different recipes I found online. I was surprised at how easy they were to make and how great they looked when thy came out of the oven. Besides looking great they tasted god too. They were the prefect base for a ham egg and cheese breakfast sandwich and helped fuel me up after digging out the driveway. If you have time on a Saturday or Sunday morning I would highly recommend trying this recipe.

Egg Bagels

Parmesean Truffle fries with a Garlic Aioli

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I know it’s been a few days since the Superbowl but here is the third dish I made on Sunday. I hand cut the fries and cooked them in the oil I used for the fried chicken. To cook the fries, fry them for 6-8 min then remove them from the oil and allow to cool. When ready to eat throw them back into the hot oil for 1 min. The oil should be between 350-375 degrees F. After you make the fries you can serve them however you wish. I sprinkled them with white truffle oil and Parmesan cheese and served them with a mellow garlic aioli I made the day before. You could also sprinkle them with old bay or melted cheese. Thanks for reading n\and I hope you give them a try (if you want to make them healthier try baking them) Also please leave a comment on my suggestions blog and maybe your idea will show up on the blog this weekend!