National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

It’s Hot Fudge Sundae Day! Celebrate by making your own! It’s really simple. All you really need is ice cream, fudge, toppings, and anything else you want. There are many variations but, here’s a simple one.

-Hot fudge (heated)
-Vanilla Ice Cream
-Chopped walnuts (any nuts or topping)
Whip Cream
Layer hot fudge topping, Vanilla Ice Cream, walnuts/toppings and whipped cream. Garnish, if desired, with maraschino cherries.
No-Bake Red, White and Blue Parfaits

No-Bake Red, White and Blue Parfaits

No-Bake Red, White and Blue Parfaits

Makes 7 (depends on glass size)
– cookies (Plain, I used lemon sugar cookies)
-strawberries (Fresh, or raspberries)
-fresh blueberries (or blackberries)
-whipped cream (layer)
-1 cup whipping cream
-1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar
-3 table salt (grains)
-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-1/4 teaspoons almond extract (optional)

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International Sushi Day🍣

International Sushi Day🍣

Sushi RollEat Sushi! I love sushi and the only way to honor sushi is to make it or eat it!  For making sticky rice click here.

Facts…

-The word “sushi” refers to rice that has been seasoned with vinegar, sugar, and salt
-Sushi is Japanese “fast food”
-Fish that’s “fresh out of the ocean” is often dangerous to eat
-Good sushi rice is somewhat chewy, and sticky to the touch.
Check out how to roll a sushi here or the types of sushi here. Enjoy the rice!
Stick Rice

Stick Rice

Sticky Rice…

Makes 10

2 cups sushi rice (short-grain jasmine)
2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/3 cup rice wine vinegar

Wash the rice until the water is clear. Place in a covered pan and add the water. Cover and bring to a boil over high.

Reduce heat to medium and boil for 5 minutes, then reduce to low and continue boiling for 15 minutes. DO NOT remove the lid while cooking. Remove from heat and cool while combining the salt and vinegar.

Slowly cut the vinegar into the rice, coating all of the rice. Allow the rice to cool until it is cool enough to touch.

*keep a bowl of ice water near by to dip your fingers in (process = faster, smoother)

Check out how to roll a sushi here or the types of sushi here. Enjoy the rice!