Cherry Peach Ices

Today we made Cherry Peach Ices!

12 oz fresh cherries, 1/2C sugar, 1C no-refined-sugar-added peach nectar, 1C water

Mix sugar and water over low heat until dissolved. Cool.

Cherry Peach Ices

Cherry Peach Ices

Pit cherries and puree in blender.

Cherry Peach Ices

Mix in peach nectar.

Cherry Peach Ices

Whisk in water mixture. Blend well.

Cherry Peach Ices

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Cherry Peach Ices

Blackberry Ices

Today we made Blackberry Ices!

12 oz fresh blackberries, 2T half and half, 1C powdered sugar

Rinse, drain and dry berries thoroughly. Push through fine mesh sieve. Discard seeds or use for another recipe.

Blackberry Ices

Mix puree with half and half and sugar. Blend well.

Blackberry Ices

Blackberry Ices

Blackberry Ices

Blackberry Ices

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Blackberry Ices

Blackberry Ices

Blackberry Ices

Peach Sorbet

Today we made Peach Sorbet!

1C water, 2T cornstarch, 2 small peaches, peeled, pitted and chopped finely, 1/2C sugar

Stir constantly, water and cornstarch over medium heat until thickened. Continue heating just until bubbly.

Peach Sorbet

Peach Sorbet

Remove from heat. Stir in sugar until dissolved.

Peach Sorbet

Peach Sorbet

Stir in peaches.

Peach Sorbet

Peach Sorbet

Peach Sorbet

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Peach Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Today we made Blackberry Sorbet!

6 oz fresh ripe blackberries, 1C water, 1 1/2T cornstarch, 1/4C sugar

Push berries through fine mesh sieve.

Blackberry Sorbet

Heat water with cornstarch, stirring constantly until thickened.

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Remove from heat. Quickly stir in sugar. Blend well.

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Stir in blackberry puree. Blend well.

Blackberry Sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

Freeze until of desired consistency. Makes 3 to 4 servings.

Blackberry Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Today I made Cantaloupe Sorbet!

4C coarsely chopped fresh cantaloupe, 1/4C sugar, 1 1/2C water, 3T sweet red wine

Puree cantaloupe in blender.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Pour puree into large bowl.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Heat sugar and water until almost boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Add to puree.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Add wine.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Blend well.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Freeze 6 or more hours.

Cantaloupe Sorbet

Blueberry Vodka Soup or Sorbet

Today I made Blueberry Vodka Soup or Sorbet!

3/4C fresh blueberries, 2C fresh blueberries, 3/4C sugar, 2C plain or citrus vodka

Soak 2C blueberries in vodka 2 or more hours.

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Push 3/4C blueberries through a seive. Use skins for another recipe. Mix blueberry puree and sugar.

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Drain blueberries from vodka. Use vodka for another recipe.

Blueb Vodka

Stir into puree mixture. Blend well.

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

Blueb Vodka

For soup, chill 3 or more hours.

Blueb Vodka

For sorbet, freeze overnight.

Blueb Vodka