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Desserts Fails

Week of Fail: Mango Flop-sicle and Fitness Debacle

By on June 9, 2012

MANGO FLOPS:
Well, fail happens.  A double-helping this week at GHT.  Let’s start with the food, then move to the fitness.  A well-intentioned effort at mango popsicles.   Gone wrong.  Nice pic, eh? Well, they didn’t taste good.  

Thanks to the kind folks at the National Mango Board I had a…


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Desserts

Bombastic Balsamic Berries

By on June 2, 2012

Yes, more alliteration this week.  Also been doing a lot of meat lately, so let’s turn to a light, tasty and fairly healthy dessert.  But balsamic vinegar?  It’s not just for mixed greens anymore.

The Goods:

Strawberries, hulled and quartered.  
Balsamic glaze (or make your own balsamic reduction).
Fresh mint leaves.  

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Cravings Desserts Dinner party

Boozo-zaba what?? Boozy Zabaglione!

By on February 4, 2012

Boozy espresso foam – what can possibly be wrong with that?  And the name — “zabaglione” (zab-al-yo-nay).  You just know that’s going to be good.
The Prep:
Ingredients (serves 4):

double shot espresso (not wicked hot)
1 shot  booze – here I used Bailey’s Irish Cream
1 tablespoon agave nectar
2 egg yolks

Execution:
Whisk everything together…

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