Observe what it does to your waistline as well. ;)

On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 9:40 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> My buddy finished his baking courses at the local CC and is now into the
> ice cream phase.  He brought me a sample of his recent homework, it is like
> a big ice cream ball thing with avocado/lime/coconutmilk (you put de lime
> in de coconut drink it all up) in the middle and mango something on the
> outside which is made with cream.  The avocado lime coconut is very light
> and refreshing, almost like a sorbet but a bit more heft to it.  You can't
> really taste the avocado but it also gives some fat and thickness to the
> blend, and the green color.  He put a crust on it of roasted hazelnuts and
> chocolate bits.  it is quite awesome.
>
> I look forward to grading more homework assignments.  When this class is
> over he starts bread.
>
> --R
>
> On 8/10/15 9:17 AM, Andrew Strasfogel wrote:
>
>> Coconut milk would be quite rich.  I was thinking regular milk, perhaps
>> with some half and half thrown in.  I also probably overblended - went past
>> the point when the mixture "gelled" to a solid, causing it to then relapse
>> to a smoothie/slushie texture.
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes <
>> mercedes@okiebenz.com <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Yes to what AS said.
>>
>>     Try coconut milk in your next batch of ice cream.
>>
>>     --R
>>
>>
>>
>>     On 8/9/15 9:21 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote:
>>
>>         Yeah, a Cuisinart makes short work of pesto.
>>
>>         Made blueberry "ice cream" from almond milk, frozen blues,
>>         sugar, vanilla,
>>         and ice cubes.  Took less than a minute in the Blendtec and it
>>         was smooth
>>         and surprisingly tasty (although next time I will halve the
>>         sugar). The
>>         vanilla compensated for the non-dairy aspect to give the
>>         illusion of dairy
>>         creaminess.
>>
>>         On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 7:52 PM, OK Don via Mercedes
>>         <mercedes@okiebenz.com <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>>
>>         wrote:
>>
>>             So, we have only ever had a blender. We are now growing
>>             enough basil to
>>             make several batches of pesto. The blender does a lousy
>>             job of chopping and
>>             mixing the thick goop. The cook book calls for a food
>>             processor, but they
>>             look like a wide version of a blender, so we've never
>>             purchased one. Would
>>             a food processor work for making pesto? (I'm too old to do
>>             it the authentic
>>             way, with the mortar and pestle, now that I've done it
>>             that way once).
>>
>>             --
>>             OK Don
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