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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Homemade Snow Cone Syrup #SummerDessertWeek

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Keep cool this summer and save money with this super simple 3-ingredient Homemade Snow Cone Syrup recipe!

Homemade Snow Cone Syrup

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Churros Bites with Chocolate Dipping Sauce #SummerDessertWeek

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Make dessert easy with these Churros Bites with Chocolate Dipping Sauce! Addictingly delicious!

Churros Bites with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Mexican Bean Salad

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This Mexican Bean Salad is full of protein-rich beans, colorful veggies, and a flavorful Mexican dressing! You'll love how versatile and delicious this dish is!

Mexican Bean Salad

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Homemade Waffle Cones

This is a sponsored post for HemisFares™ brand that is available exclusively at Kroger family of stores. All opinions are honest and 100% my own.

Homemade Waffle Cones are so easy to make at home - let me show you how!

Homemade Waffle Cones


I recently celebrated my birthday. It's hard to believe that I'm another year older ... where does the time go?! To celebrate, we had a cookout and pool party with lots and lots of food because what's a party without copious amounts of food?! It's tradition in our house that the birthday person gets to pick their favorite meal and dessert. Being a 4th of July baby typically means hot dogs and hamburgers are on the menu, but this year I decided to change things up with grilled steaks and all of the sides of a steakhouse. Have mercy, y'all. It was soooo good. This just might be my new thing from now on.

I decided to forgo the typical cake and ice cream in favor of my favorite gelato and homemade waffle cones. 1. Because it's too hot to bake a cake in Phoenix in the summer 2. After a heavier meal, I really wanted something lighter to finish out the menu 3. It was my birthday and I really wanted gelato 😊 4. I love making homemade waffle cones!

Homemade Waffle Cones

Have you ever tried gelato? I was a little late figuring out this was a thing. Can you believe that the first time I tried gelato was last year when I went to Las Vegas with some of my blogging friends? We went to lunch at this place that had an enormous amount of gelato choices ... and I've been hooked ever since.

HemisFares Gelato

Obviously, I can't run back to Las Vegas every time I have a gelato craving .... so I started looking for something to satisfy my craving. If you're a gelato lover, can I suggest HemisFares Gelato available at Fry's Food Store?! It's the real deal.

 

You can taste the inspiration and the authentic ingredients from the Sicilian tradition of gelato in every creamy spoonful of HemisFares Gelato. Each variety is slow-churned with regional ingredients and milk made from 100% grass-fed cows, giving it a creamy, smooth texture and rich flavor.

Be sure to try all of the delicious flavors of HemisFares Gelato:
  • FIND NO. 51 - HemisFares Chocolate Gelato
  • FIND NO. 52 - HemisFares Stracciatella Gelato
  • FIND NO. 53 - HemisFares Cappuccino Gelato
  • FIND NO. 54 - HemisFares Strawberry Gelato
  • FIND NO. 55 - HemisFares Hazelnut Gelato
  • FIND NO. 56 - HemisFares Pistachio Gelato
My favorite flavors are HemisFares Strawberry Gelato and HemisFares Pistachio Gelato! MmmmMmmm! Serve it in these Homemade Waffle Cones for a delicious, sweet treat anytime!

If you've never heard of HemisFares brand, it is unlike any other! With individually sourced, crafted and imported products from the country of origin and sealed with a unique "find number," HemisFares is all about bringing the absolute best from a country back to your local Kroger family of stores.

For more information on HemisFares you can check out the website HemisFaresFinds.com or facebook.com/Hemisfares.

Homemade Waffle Cones

Although it may look complicated, let me assure you that this recipe for Homemade Waffle Cones is soooo easy! If you don't have a waffle-cone maker, you can make these on a griddle or in a skillet like pancakes - you will need to flip them once after about 30-45 seconds and let them cook an additional 30-45 seconds.

Once you remove the waffles from the heat, you will need to work quickly. Please be cautious as the waffles will be VERY HOT coming off of the waffle maker or stove. I find it easiest to place a towel near where I am making the waffle cone. I think it provides a little stability to prevent the hot cone from slipping all over the place while rolling them. Once you have the freshly made waffle, position the cone roller over it with the tip near the edge and roll it up tight. You will need to hold it for a few seconds while it cools so it holds its shape. If you don't have a cone roller, aluminum foil shaped like a cone makes an easy and inexpensive replacement.

Be sure to check out the video a little further down for a quick run-down of how easy this recipe really is!

If you prefer bowls, you can easily shape them using a custard cup or a bowl of similar size. You can also change things up by dipping the waffle cone edge in chocolate - and sprinkling on some chopped nuts or sprinkles. There are so many delicious possibilities!

Homemade Waffle Cones



Yield: 10 servings

Homemade Waffle Cones

Homemade Waffle Cones are so easy to make at home - let me show you how!
prep time: 5 MINScook time: 10 MINStotal time: 15 mins

INGREDIENTS:

For the Waffle Cones:
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup milk
For each serving:
  • 1-2 scoops HemisFares Gelato, any flavor

INSTRUCTIONS


  1. Preheat waffle cone maker according to manufacturer's directions, using heat setting 3 or 4.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until well combined. Add the flour and salt to the egg mixture and whisk until well combined. Add the butter and milk to the egg mixture and whisk just until combined.
  3. Spoon a scant ¼-cup of the batter onto the waffle-cone maker. Close the lid and cook for 1 minute before checking for doneness. Continue cooking, if necessary, until the desired color is reached.
  4. Quickly and carefully remove the waffle from the waffle-cone maker and shape it around the cone roller. (USE CAUTION! IT WILL BE VERY HOT!) Hold the cone for a few seconds to set its shape. Set the cone aside and continue with the remaining batter.
  5. Scoop your favorite flavor(s) of HemisFares Gelato into the waffle cone. Serve immediately.
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Homemade Waffle Cones

Homemade Waffle Cones


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Friday, July 14, 2017

Waffle Cherry Brownie Poke Cake

Indulge a little with this insanely delicious Waffle Cherry Brownie Poke Cake! Chocolate cake poked with more chocolate, then topped with whipped topping, cherries, brownies, crumbled waffle cones, and chocolate curls.

Waffle Cherry Brownie Poke Cake

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Baked Monterey Chicken

Baked Monterey Chicken - baked chicken slathered with BBQ sauce and topped with two kinds of cheese, bacon, tomatoes, and green onions. Make dinner delicious tonight!

Baked Monterey Chicken - Make dinner delicious tonight!

Monday, June 19, 2017

Asian Cucumber Salad

This Asian Cucumber Salad is the perfect accompaniment to a summer BBQ as well as an Asian-themed meal. Light, refreshing, and easy to prepare.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017