Squeeze the most out of your summer with these fun, fresh ways to flavor your drink!
Dessert just got a little crazy! Pour 1/2 cup chilled heavy whipping cream into a bowl, then beat in these fun, flavorful additions.
1. Purple Cow
Mix it in: Whip the cream to soft peaks. Whisk 5 tbsp. grape jelly until smooth, add to the cream, then whip to stiff peaks.
Serve with: Peanut butter pie
2. Double Coconut
Mix it in: Whip the cream to soft peaks. Whisk 5 tbsp. cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez; whip to stiff peaks. Fold in 2 tbsp. toasted coconut.
Serve with: Chopped pineapple
3. Green Apple-Licious
Mix it in: Add 2 tsbp. crushed green apple Jolly Rancher candies to the cream. Chill until candies dissolve; whip to stiff peaks.
Serve with: Butterscotch sundae
4. Lemon Cream
Mix it in: Whip the cream to soft peaks. Whisk 5 tbsp. lemon curd; whip to stiff peaks.
Serve with: Strawberry shortcake
5. Chocolate Cloud
Mix it in: Whip the cream to soft peaks. Whisk 5 tbsp. chocolate syrup; whip to stiff peaks.
Serve with: Vanilla Pudding
Mix it in: Add 1 1/2 tbsp. crushed peppermints to the cream. Chill until candies dissolve; whip to stiff peaks.
Serve with: Hot chocolate
Buy a bag of frozen shredded spuds, then mix, pan-fry and top your way to the best-ever breakfast potatoes.
1. Lumberjack Special
Stir it in: chopped browned breakfast sausage
Top it off: butter, maple syrup
2. Spicy Ranchero
Stir it in: shredded pepper jack cheese, spicy salsa
Top it off: sour cream, chopped cilantro, squeeze of lime
3. Cheeseburger & Fries
Stir it in: browned ground beef, shredded yellow cheddar
Top it off: pickle slices, finely chopped onion
4. Veggie Confetti
Stir it in: shredded carrots, parsnips and beets, squeezed dry
Top it off: chopped fresh thyme, sage and parsley
5. French Onion
Stir it in: caramelized onions, chopped fresh thyme
Top it off: shredded gruyere
6. Everything but the Bagel
Stir it in: sliced red onion, capers
Top it off: sliced smoked salmon, cream cheese
By Nina Elder