Thursday, December 15, 2005

I Make Lists

Because its soothing. My current favourite list that I have going right now is the one that details all the excellent food experiements I'll be trying out while on vacation. Wanna hear it? Here it goes:

. Homemade peanut butter. You heard me! And don't you ever dare say you're surprised that I'm trying this one out. Oh, peanut butter, you are a lovely, lovely spoonful, and I am dedicated to mastering you! I know, I've tried before, but that wasn't really MAKING peanut butter, just adding flavours. Anyway, I picked up a massive nutty amount of peanuts today - although I must say I'm a little disappointed that I couldn't find raw, and had to go with dry roasted and unsalted instead. Because when I say scratch, I really, really mean it. However, no roasting of the nuts in my oven this time around, but definately with the grinda-grinda and the crazy flavours. I'm going to try a cinnamon. And a cinnamon dark chocolate blend. Ohhhh, man. I said, OOOHHHHH MANNN.

. Frozen deserts! I've made it my responsibility to bring the desert to the family Christmas dinner tonight. And, dammit, am I going to deliver. In addition to the Chocolate Cinnamon Cayenne Ice Cream that I've made previously, I'm also going to bring a Raspberry Sorbet, a Blueberry Frozen Yogurt, and, because my brother might be a little upset with the lack of cheesecake, a freaking Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream. The Cheesecake sucker will be attempted on Saturady, and if it passes inspection, I will be very, very please, and will possibly make it the centerpiece of the evening.


ZigKvetch said...

Um, can I come?

You know... if you make your own peanut butter and your own frozen delights, you could then do a third experiment with a frozen delight made WITH peanut butter!

Melissa? MELISSA?

Oh lordy, she's swooned.

Melissa said...

I may have just recovered from being passed out on the floor, in swoon-like status.

Lady, you know I'm doing all of this just to lure you up for a visit!

Roro said...

I think I blacked out for a minute there too. Perhaps it's time to make another trip to the gigantic yummy gift basket some kind folks sent us this week . . . the hazelnut crunch, she is MINE!

joolz said...

zig! you beat me to it. i was expressly concerned about the possibilities of a peanut butter and chocolate delight!

ZigKvetch said...

Great minds think alike, Joolz!

Melissa, if I weren't poor I'd be at your doorstep NOW.