December 23rd, 2010
I’m glad you all liked yesterday’s post! Dave pointed out that it would be annoying if anyone wanted to print out the recipe.
Soooo, if you want a printable copy, send me an email at abby.normally.blog(at)gmail.com and I will send you one. I can’t promise that I’ll send it immediately because of the holiday, HOWEVER, if in the email you say “need by…”, I’ll get it to you by then. And be kind. Don’t say, “I need this recipe in the next 2 minutes or death and destruction will befall you and your household FOR.EV.ER.”
I can’t work under that kind of pressure.
However 2-days-before-Christmas-with-a-butt-load-of-shopping-baking-and-wrapping pressure puts me in overdrive.
I felt like a little elf in Santa’s workshop.
For some gifts I made Ashley’s almond butter and some pear butter based off of Morgan’s apple butter recipe. One thing that made the task unbelievably simple was Cuisinart smart stick hand blender (in brushed steel) courtesy of CSN Stores.
I don’t know why it took me so long to get one, but I am glad that I did.
It’s so easy to use and the parts are dishwasher safe. And it comes with a whisk and a nifty little food processor!
The pears, which had been cooked in the Crock Pot, basically melted underneath the submersion blender and the entire batch, which had filled the pot, was blended in about 2 minutes. And the only cleanup involved was to pop the attachment into the dishwasher!
New favorite appliance? Probably. I’m excited to make soups or something more with it!! Thanks CSN for providing great products at great prices… and thanks Cuisinart for being downright awesome. I’m in love with your 11-cup food processor, too!!
But it sounded like a quiet vacuum cleaner, so Dexter watched from a safe distance…2 rooms away! He was so scared he even left his bone behind!
Anyhow, the butters made adorable little gifts…not to mention tasty ones, too!
Dave and I head back to Hollidaysburg tomorrow and I still have cookies to box up, laundry to fold, and clothes to pack. I need to hire my own elves.
Santa, send in reinforcements!