Thursday, January 01, 2009

Peppermint Punch

1 quart peppermint ice cream
1 jar strawberry preserves
2 liters of Sprite, chilled
1/2 cup finely ground peppermint candy (like granulated sugar or finer)
6 candy canes for garnish

Place ice cream in punch bowl and allow to soften. Pour strawberry preserves over the ice cream and swirl it through. Immediately before serving, pour Sprite over the ice cream. Sprinkle ground peppermint candy over top. Float candy canes on top or hang them from the side of the punch bowl. Serves 24.

From Kentucky Living, February 2006

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)