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How to Make Blood Orange Infused Balsamic Vinegar by FamilySpice.com

Vanilla Ice Cream with Blood Orange Balsamic Vinegar

Fruit infused vinegars are the latest rage in the food industry. I sampled many when I was eating my way through the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show back in January (read more about that HERE). The vibrant colors and flavors are incredibly enticing, especially for a foodie like me. What sets these vinegars apart from […]

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Cherry Cola Ice Cream for the Dog Days of Summer

August is here and school is looming on the horizon. But the kids and I are still in full summer mode. I am not ready to start the chaos of school and homework. The carpooling, the volunteering, the heaps of paperwork that seems to fill my house. So we will focus on squeezing out as […]

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The Purple Smoothie

My kids absolutely adore smoothies. Frankly, so do I! They are easy to whip up, do not require cooking and I can pack in so many good things in each glass and the kids willingly drink it all up. And with so many summer fruits to choose from, the smoothie combinations are endless. A good […]

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Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Cupcakes

I promised myself I would NOT do a 4th of July post that was riddled with red, white and blue. I tried. I kept thinking up all of these concoctions and I stopped myself – mostly because I didn’t have time to sit down and work on it! To say that this summer has been […]

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Persian Ice Cream with Saffron and Rose Water

Persian Ice Cream with Saffron and Rose Water

Summer vacation in San Diego should run July through September; those are our hot months. It seems like the heat really kicks in when the kids return to school. Not that I’m whining or complaining. The ice cream maker is in full swing and the popsicles are in constant supply. For a taste of the […]

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White Apricot Sorbet with Honeysuckle for #SundaySupper

Raise your hand if you are sweating it out right now?! San Diego has been hit with unusual humidity this time of year, making my spoiled kids ask, “Why is it so sticky?” It’s not hot enough to run the a/c (don’t lynch me for saying that), but the days are definitely heating up. Why […]

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Red Sangria Popsicles by FamilySpice.com

Red Sangria Popsicles

Like I mentioned before, my husband is very excited and amused with his ability to make his boozy popsicles using dry ice. So far this summer he has made margarita popsicles, our vodka red-white-and-blue popsicles and now these red sangria popsicles. Popsicles aren’t just for kids during the summer, as I’ve discovered with my husband’s […]

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Red, White & Blue Boozy Popsicles – Made With Dry Ice!

Who else out there is sweating it out this glorious summer? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been hustling my kids about, keeping them busy and keeping them cool. It could be a dip in the pool, a trip to the beach or keeping some homemade popsicles in the freezer. I know I’m not […]

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Summer Dreamin’ Orange Sherbet

We’re almost halfway into April and that means the warm summer months aren’t too far behind. If you are thawing out of an icy winter, then you are totally looking forward to warmer weather. I’m a wimp to cold weather so I am always wanting the sun to shine. But, it’s only spring. And there […]

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The Joys of Saffron and a Holiday Giveaway For You!

The Joys of Saffron and a Holiday Giveaway For You!

Saffron. This exotic spice evokes images and scents of far and exotic places. Outdoor markets, or bazaars, filled with dates, nuts and tea leaves. It’s deep red threads yields a gorgeous and rich yellow color when soaked in hot water, making it a wonderful natural dye. But, it also carries a distinct aroma that reminds […]

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