Posts Tagged ‘freeze’

I’ve been secretly wishing for a FoodSaver(R) system for years.  They don’t often pop up in searches on Craigslist, and I can understand why.  This thing ROCKS!

I bought the Chef Mini kit and the sealer itself is smaller than I thought it would be, great for counter-top use.  The first test will be sliced roast beef to freeze for lunches next week or next month.

Cookies did not really survive the vacuuming, they were sucked into crumb oblivion.

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Since starting to blog about my kitchen experiments I have found others with the same passion for food.  One provided a recipe for these frozen lime watermelon bars.  It looked so cool and refreshing on ateenagegourmet‘s blog that I wanted to try it.  

Lime Ginger Watermelon Bars 

I made the watermelon layer with only the fruit itself, the melon we had was so sweet and dense it didn’t need any help.  The semifreddo has two limes worth of zest and a good teaspoon of crystalized ginger added.  Just because I like ginger.  Ben liked the watermelon layer and thought it belonged on top. 


Either way, we all enjoyed a cool snack when we arrived home on a very hot Texan day!  Even Sierra had a little taste.
Thanks Sam for the great recipe 🙂

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