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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Fresh Whipped Cream

Making you own Fresh Whipped Cream is as easy as 1, 2, 3...

1. Pour 2 cups of heavy whipping cream to your stand-up mixer
2. Using the whisk attachment, whisk on med-high for several mins
3. Add 1/4 cup sugar about 1/2 way through and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Caramel Blended Coffee

Caramel Blended Coffee

1/2 cup cold coffee (I just use some left over from my morning brew)
1/4 cup half-n-half
1/4 cup milk
2 oz caramel syrup (Starbucks sells it by the bottle if you ask for it)
2 cups ice

Blend in a blender for 30 seconds, pour in a glass and top with whipped cream and caramel sauce
**Makes 2 regulars or 1 extra large drink

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Blueberry Hill - Fresh Blueberry Recipes

Blueberry Hill - Fresh Blueberry Recipes

Blueberry Cobbler

1. Preheat oven to 374 degrees
2. Combine 3 cups of rinsed blueberries with 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup lemon juice, then spread out in an oblong baking dish.
3. For the dough: cream together 1 stick of softened butter and 1/2 cup sugar.
4. Beat in 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
5. Sift in 2/3 cup flour, 1/4 tsp baking powder and a pinch (1/8 tsp) of salt and mix to combine
6. Spoon the dough over the berries and bake for 25-30 min
Serve warm with ice cream!

Blueberry Syrup

1. Combine 2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries and 1/2 cup of sugar in a sauce pan
2. Turn heat to medium, bring to a boil and let simmer, stir occasionally.
3. The berries will break down and the liquid will start to evaporate. The sauce will reduce to a thickened syrup.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Independence Day Dishes and Treats

This week on my Facebook page I'll be featuring a 4th of July favorite of mine (see link on right hand side for Facebook page link)

You can also follow me on Instagram @countrykitchenapproved and on Twitter @courtneyhill05

Baked Beans and Deviled Eggs can be found on my "Scrumptious Sides" page

Red, White and Blue Salad can be found on my "Lettuce Eat Salad" page

Star Spangled Ice Cream Sandwich Cake can be found on my "Sweet Sweets" page

As American as Apple Pie can be found on my "Perfect Pies" page