Thursday, April 29, 2010

postheadericon Blooming Popsicle Parfaits and Popsicle Giveaway - 10 Winners




First, check out this tasty treat Popsicle has posted on their website. Sounds perfectly delicious! Then, go ahead and sign up for the giveaway and maybe make some for yourself ..... uh, I mean for the kiddos!




Blooming Popsicle® Parfaits

Try a tasty treat the kids young and old will love! Blooming Popsicle® Parfaits are fun to eat and so easy to make! The kids can even help you make them!


•1 cup slices banana

•2 cups your favorite Breyers® All Natural Ice Cream

•½ cup crushed chocolate wafer cookies

•4 Popsicle® Scribblers®, unwrapped

•4 gummy worm candies

Into 4 small ramekins or custard cups, evenly place banana. Evenly top with Breyers® All Natural Ice Cream, then sprinkle with cookie crumbs. Freeze 30 minutes or until firm. Garnish with Popsicle® Scribblers® and gummy worms. Serve immediately.

TIP: To serve a crowd, line a clean, unused flower pot with plastic wrap, then layer as above, adding additional ingredients as needed.

Giveaway

Now for the best part. It's time to enter to win your very own box of Popsicles. Make sure you complete the mandatory entry first or all entries will be removed. Please leave a seperate comment for each entry.

This giveaway will end on May 19th at 11:59 PM, CST. Good luck!

Mandatory Entry

Take a stroll on over to the Popsicle website and tell my your favorite pick from their "On The Go" line.

Extra Entries

(1) Follow Popsicle on twitter. They just love talking to fans and can sometimes be generous.

(2) Follow TabithaMichelle on twitter

(3) Follow SereneMoments on twitter

(4) Be a public follower of this blog (3 entries)

(5) Want more chances to win? Run over to my blog: Yummy! Yummy! Yummy! and enter to win 1 of 20 boxes of Popsicles. Come back and tell me you did and take another 5 entries.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

postheadericon Chipolte Bacon Jam Recipe

Here's a different kind of recipe that should be quite a hit for all the bacon lovers. I found this in Saveur Magazine online.



Chipotle Bacon Jam


1 pound of bacon

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 sliver of onion

1-4 chipotles en adobo (depending on the level of heat you can tolerate)

2 teaspoons adobo sauce (from the can)

2 teaspoons ancho chile powder

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/2 teaspoon ground Mexican hot chocolate

1 cup of brewed coffee

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

Black pepper to taste



Method:

Cook the bacon until fat is rendered, but not too crisp. Cut cooked bacon into two-inch sized pieces.

On medium heat, cook the onion and garlic in one tablespoon of rendered bacon fat in a medium-sized pot for two minutes. Add the cooked bacon, spices, apple-cider vinegar and coffee. Simmer on low for two hours, stirring occasionally. If jam starts to get dry, add water, 1/4 cup at a time.

After two hours, place bacon jam into a food processor, and puree for two or three seconds, tops. You just want to bring it together but still have some chunks.
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